On Thursday June 16th Dorothy (Dottie) unexpectedly joined her loved ones in Heaven. Along with making a beautiful home and being an extraordinary good cook she loved sharing time with her family and friends.
It was around her kitchen table that everyone felt at home where she recalled many wonderful memories of her childhood with her parents and sister Marge, stories of her beloved children Ellen, Michael, Tommy and Mary through their growing years and she especially enjoyed talking and showing pictures of her seven grandsons Trevor, Matthew, Nicholas, Ryan, Christopher, Alex and Maximus (Max). Her pride and joy were her four children and seven wonderful grandsons.
Dottie was an ever present family member ready and willing to attend events, her grandchildren's school concerts, sport and scouting events, family functions and provide any needed assistance or advice along the way. Dottie lived her life, through any challenge with dignity, grace and determination all the while looking impeccably dressed. She lives behind to cherish her memory is her husband Mario, her four children, seven beloved grandsons, daughter-in-law, many cousins, nieces and nephews and many friends along the way. Thank you for being a part of her life. In lieu of flowers if you are so inclined you can make a charitable donation to St. Jude's Children Research Hospital or to the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation in her name.
Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation
26 Broadway, 14th floor, New York NY 10004
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105