August 22, 1919 – December 28, 2015

Town of Newburgh, NY

Dorothy Lillian (Garrity) Dunn, 96, passed away December 28, 2015 at Orange Regional Medical Center. Dot was born to the late James and Mildred (Romaine) Garrity on August 22, 1919 in Kent, Ohio. She is the wife of the late Russell C. Dunn. Dot is also predeceased by her brothers, Bill, Don, Joe, and sister, Mildred.

Dot was a member of Our Lady of the Lake Parish. She was hardworking, frugal, honest, and always had a smile on her face. She was loving and compassionate to all. Dot’s interests included cycling, golf, playing bingo, word puzzles, bird watching, swimming, and relaxing on the beach. Dot was an active food enthusiast.

Surviving are her daughters: Roberta and her husband, Gary Decker of Gardiner, NY; Claudia Dunn of Blooming Grove, NY and grandchildren, Caitlin and Elliott Richter.

The family would like to thank the staff at Orange Regional Medical Center for their care.

Cremation was private. A Memorial Mass will take place 12 p.m. on January 9, 2016, at Our Lady of the Lake, Newburgh, NY with Inurnment of Ashes to follow at New Prospect Cemetery, Pine Bush, NY

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