Dorothy A. Beatty

September 24, 1917 - November 7, 2011
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692 U.S. Route 6
Mahopac, NY 10541
845-621-1992 | Map
Friday 11/11, 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church
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Shrub Oak, NY 10588
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Dorothy A. Beatty, 94, of Yorktown Heights, NY passed away on November 7, 2011. Dorothy was a retired supervisor at Longines Wittnauer in New Rochelle and a parishioner of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church in Shrub Oak, NY.She is survived by her son, Thomas (Valerie) and her daughters, Dorothy (Frank) and Lois (Edward), her brother,Continue Reading

Tom left a message on November 18, 2011:
Goodbye Mom. You are now free of your tired, worn body. It was holding you back after a long life of dedicated love and service to your husband, children and your whole family. As you left us gently, and dignified on that November evening, we held your hands and said goodbye for that final time. I know that you now see "the big picture" and are elated to experience your immortal Soul in the company of God and our family who have gone before. I am comforted to imagine you now, 20 years old again, with Dad, gliding on Schroon Lake in a canoe at McAvey House in the Adirondacks. Strolling the fields of wildflowers, feeling the warm sun on your face, lauging and loving again with Nana, Dady-Mac, Kenneth, Mahala and Cynthia.Goodbye, Mom. You've touched many lives in your many years with us. We will not forget your soft kindness, deep love and generous Spirit.Love,Your son, Tom
Laura Schmidt left a message on November 12, 2011:
When I was a girl, and Nanny and Gramps lived on Mahan Ave in the Bronx, we would go and visit them there--walking the few blocks from 1610 Mahan ave. where the rest of the family lived. I was small and loved the brick stoop on front of the house always drenched in sunlight. It was always lovely to see Nanny come to the door with her sweet voice and welcome. As soon as we entered the bottom floor apartment, she would literally wisk me off to the sunny kitchen, have me sit at the table or on my favorite step stool, and say, "Wait right here, doll, I'm going to make you a malted shake. You're way too skinny."And that she did, in a green,1950's, Hamilton Beach malted milkshake maker that was always there on the counter. Then she would hand it to me and make sure I drank it.Sometimes when I'm lonely or lost I buy Ovaltine and close my eyes to be back there with her.
Pamela DiCioccio left a message on November 11, 2011:
My very deepest sympathies to you and your family, Lois. May warm memories of your dear mother, Dorothy, surround all of you and bring you comfort as you remember her full and blessed life and the beautiful family that you all are because of the wonderful mother she was. Much love always, Pam
Linda Quicci left a message on November 9, 2011:
Please accept my deepest sympathy in the loss of your mom. Remember the happy times. Keep her spirit alive with these memories. I will pray for you at this most difficult time in your lives.
Lorraine Petruzzi left a message on November 9, 2011:
Your family will miss her greatly but will always remember the wonderful times you spent together. Your family supported her with love and strength and one day you will all reunite for eternity.
Joseph J. Smith left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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