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Dorothy Willis

Dorothy J. Willis (Ackerly)

Apr 26, 1929 - Oct 16, 2019
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Obituary

Dorothy J. Willis, of Brewster, NY, formerly Charlestown, Rhode Island, died peacefully at Salem Hills Nursing Home on October 16, 2019. She was 90 years old.
Mrs. Willis was born on April 26, 1929 in White Plains, NY, daughter of the late Harold and Clara (Priesen) Ackerly. She was a High School graduate from the Pleasantville Schools.
On September 23, 1951 she married the love of her life in White Plains, NY, Arthur Willis. Arthur predeceased his wife on November 30, 2017.
Dorothy was a postal worker with the US Postal Service out of Pleasantville for over 25 years before retiring. Following retirement Dorothy and Arthur moved to Charlestown, Rhode Island. While living in Rhode Island, Dorothy was part of the Memorial Day Parade Committee.
Mrs. Willis is survived by her children; Gary A. Willis and his wife Mary Ann of Bethel, CT, Gail A. Myers and her husband John of East Wakefield, NH, Donna L. Moloney and her husband Jim of Stormville, NY, and Ron A. Willis and his wife Tina of Poughkeepsie, NY. Arthur and Dorothy have 11 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.
A funeral service will be held on Saturday October 19, 2019 at 10:00 am at Beecher Funeral Home, 1 Putnam Avenue, Brewster, NY. Interment will follow at Kensico Cemetery, Valhalla, NY. Visitation will be held on Friday October 18th from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm at the funeral home.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Friday October 18, 2019 | 4:00pm - 8:00pm
    When
    Friday October 18, 2019 4:00pm - 8:00pm
    Location
    Beecher Funeral Home
    Address
    1 Putnam Avenue
    BREWSTER, NY 10509
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Saturday October 19, 2019 | 10:00am
    When
    Saturday October 19, 2019 10:00am
    Location
    Beecher Funeral Home
    Address
    1 Putnam Avenue
    BREWSTER, NY
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Officiant
    Rev. Jennifer Boyd
  • Interment

    Location
    Kensico Cemetery
    Address
    valhalla, NY 10595

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Love Mom, Dad, Karen, Jessie, Chris and Drew

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We pray the love of God enfolds you during your journey through grief.
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We are so sorry of your loss. Our prayers and thoughts are with you. Love, Karen, Kara, Doug, Tye, Troy and Chase.
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Aunt Dot will remain in our hearts forever. Our warmest condolences.
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