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Dr. R. Dale McCormick, DO, F. A.C.O.S

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“Dear Shirley, Pixie, and family,I am so sorry to hear of Dale's passing. I am wrapping you in hugs and holding you close to my heart. Remembering all...Read More »
1 of 21 | Posted by: Ruth Pfaltzgraff

“Dear Shirley & Family,I was so sad to hear of Dr. M's passing. As a little girl, he treated me in your dad's office and later as an adult in his own...Read More »
2 of 21 | Posted by: Cindy Sparks - Red Lion, PA

“Dear Shirley and Family... Saddened to hear to Dale's passing. My warm thoughts and condolences to each of you. ”
3 of 21 | Posted by: John Hutton - Richmond, VA

“Sorry to hear of your loss. Lots of old memories come to mind with You and your family, including your Father. My Mother, Jackie and I always...Read More »
4 of 21 | Posted by: Jeanette Calderwood - Glen Rock, PA

“Dear Shirley, Pixie, and Family,We were out of town and shocked to hear of Dale's passing when we returned. Some how the past couple of years went...Read More »
5 of 21 | Posted by: Alyce & Don Peiffer - York, PA

“Dr. McCormick was my doctor for different issues I had throughout the years. He was the best. He was very caring I was very saddened to read of his...Read More »
6 of 21 | Posted by: Betty Cope - York, PA - Friend

“Dearest Shirley and Pixie and family,I am keeping you all in my thoughts and prayers daily. To lose someone we love leaves such an emptiness no one...Read More »
7 of 21 | Posted by: Pamela and Erik Lininger - PA

“I worked with Dr. McCormick years ago at Memorial. He was a great surgeon and teacher. May he rest is peace. ”
8 of 21 | Posted by: Norma (Briggs) Bear - York, PA

“I have such fond memories of Dr. McCormick when I worked at Memorial Hospital during the 80's/90's. He was Chairman of the Surgery Department and I...Read More »
9 of 21 | Posted by: Sue Sipe - York, PA - Coworker

“Shirley, I'm so sorry to learn of Dr. McCormick's passing. He was such a kind and compassionate man and an excellent doctor. He helped me more than...Read More »
10 of 21 | Posted by: Pam Webb - Invermess, FL

“Shirley and family,I have always had much gratitude to the Lord for Dr. McCormick. Not only was I delivered by him when he was an intern with Dr....Read More »
11 of 21 | Posted by: Eric Anderson - Southampton, PA

“Dear Shirley, I truly share your grief. It was good to talk to you. Just an old friend, ...Read More »
12 of 21 | Posted by: Don Myers - York, PA - Friend

“Pixie, I am so sorry to hear about Dr. McCormick's death. He was such a great Dr. and because he and I were from the "South" we got along so very...Read More »
13 of 21 | Posted by: Maggi Bradley - York, PA

“He was my doctor beginning about 1965 when he was with Dr. Artman and occasionally throughout the years. He was an excellent doctor. ”
14 of 21 | Posted by: Karen Koons - felton, PA

“Dear Shirley and family...im so very sorry to hear of Dale's death...and sorry Shirley, that we four never could get together for the prime ribs...Read More »
15 of 21 | Posted by: A friend

“Sorry to here of the loss of Dr. McCormick. He was our Doctor for many years..He was a very special and caring Doctor..Prayers to Shirley and Family...Read More »
16 of 21 | Posted by: - friend

“I am so sorry and shocked to see that doc had passed. What a wonderful and great doctor he was to me. I can not tell you how much he will be missed....Read More »
17 of 21 | Posted by: Linda Brown - York, PA - Friend

“Dr. McCormick was a wonderful doctor and friend. ”
18 of 21 | Posted by: Virginia Costabile - York, PA

“So sad to hear about Dale's passing. A prayer: Father of all, we pray to you for those we love, but see no longer: Grant them your peace; let light...Read More »
19 of 21 | Posted by: Ray McCormick - Plano, TX

“Dear Shirley and McCormick family,My family and I grieve with you all, and give thanks for the blessing of Dr. McCormick in our lives. We loved Dr....Read More »
20 of 21 | Posted by: Lori Yost - York, PA - Friend

“Dear Shirley: Dr. Mac delivered my first son, and went back to school before my second son was born. Your Father delivered him. I thought he was a...Read More »
21 of 21 | Posted by: Rose Urey-Sinclair - Brogue, PA


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Dr. R. Dale McCormick, DO, F. A.C.O.S., of York, entered into God's eternal care on Wednesday, April 25, 2018 at 11:45 pm at Rest Haven – York at the age of 86. He was the husband of Shirley P. (Artman) McCormick of York to whom he married on June 2, 1974, soon to celebrate 44 years of marriage.

He was born in Winchester, Virginia on January 6, 1932 and was the son of the late Russell J. and Lottie F. (Strowbridge) McCormick. He was a Doctor of Osteopathy and certified in surgery. He and his wife Shirley had their own practice called York Academy of Surgery located on Eastern Blvd. for 49 years, retiring in 2013. Dale was a member of the Zeredatha Lodge #451, Free and Accepted Masons in York, American College of Osteopathic Surgeons and Y. C.O.M.S.

Besides his wife, Shirley, he leaves a daughter, Denise "Pixie" Ruth and her husband Mike of York, two grandchildren Logan M. Shue and his fiance' Ashley of Dallastown and Colby J. Shue and her fiance' Joshua of Dallastown and great grandfather to Charley J. Shue, Laylah N. Miserendino, Aslynn D. Miserendino and Sadie R. Myers and he has several cousins in West Virginia. He was preceded in death by a son, Jean D. "Ted" LaMotte, III.

There will be no viewing. Cremation will take place with Burg Funeral Home, Inc. Services and burial will be at a later date in Martinsburg, West Virginia at Rosedale Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, contrbutions may be offered to a charity of your choice in memory of Dr. McCormick.