|Birth: ||Jan. 9, 1911|
|Death: ||Feb. 6, 2008|
Dorothy J. Scoville, 97, Rockford, IL died Wednesday, February 6, 2008 in Wesley Willows Health Care following a short illness. Dorothy was born January 9, 1911 in Chicago, IL, the daughter of Harley A. and Sadye S. Johnson. She had lived in Rockford for the last 73 years.
On June 15, 1935, she married Howard B. Scoville in Oak Park, Illinois. Howard passed away August 23, 2002. She graduated from Oak Park High School in 1929, received a Bachelors Degree in Education in 1933 and a Bachelors Degree in Library Science in 1934, both from the University of Illinois.
Dorothy was a member of Court Street United Methodist Church, a 75 year member of Alpha Chi Omega having served as president of the Rockford Alumni Chapter. Over the years she had been an active member of the Rockford Woman's Club, Wesley Willows, YWCA, Girl Scouts, PTA, West High Education Association, and was a past member of Rockford Country Club.
Dorothy is survived by her daughter, Charlotte A. (Frank) Voris, Sugar Grove, IL; her son, Thomas H. (Linda) Scoville, Rockford, IL; grandchildren, Frank H. (Michele) Voris, Arlington Heights, IL, Jeff T. (Julie) Voris, Carmel, IN, Scott D. (Michelle) Voris, Aurora, IL, Laura K. (Anthony) Calderisi, Elmhurst, IL, Kristina E. Scoville, Chicago, IL, and Mark T. Scoville, Buffalo Grove, IL; and 13 great-grandchildren.
A private burial service will be held in the Willwood Burial Park proceeding her memorial service, which will be at 11:00 A.M., Saturday, February 16, 2008, in Court Street United Methodist Church, 215 North Court Street, Rockford, IL with Rev. Keith Kelsey-Powell, pastor, officiating. Following the services, a reception will be held in the church's dining room.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Court Street United Methodist Church, 215 N. Court Street, Rockford, IL 61103; Wesley Willows, 4141 N. Rockton Avenue, Rockford, IL 61103 or the Visiting Nurses Association Hospice, 4223 E. State Street, Rockford, IL 61108.
Arrangements by Anderson-Long-Klontz Funeral Home, Ltd., 6825 Weaver Road, Rockford, IL, 815-654-2255.
Howard Bennett Scoville (1911 - 2002)*
Willwood Burial Park
Maintained by: Carrie
Originally Created by: James Seidelman
Record added: Feb 15, 2008
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