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 Dorothy <I>VanArkel</I> Boothroyd

Dorothy VanArkel Boothroyd

Cortland, Cortland County, New York, USA
Death 10 Mar 2016 (aged 90)
Sarasota, Sarasota County, Florida, USA
Burial Dryden, Tompkins County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 161008708 · View Source
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Boothroyd, Dorothy VanArkel

Dorothy VanArkel Boothroyd, age 90, of Sarasota, FL and formerly of Ithaca, NY passed away, March 10, 2016 at the Sarasota Hospice House after a period of declining health.

Dorothy was born April 3, 1925 in Cortland, NY a daughter of the late Henry and Jennie Carson VanArkel.

She was graduated from Dryden High School and attended secretarial school.

Her husband, Robert Boothroyd died in 1989.

She was employed as a secretary at the former Boothroyd Insurance Agency. She was a former member and Past President of the Ithaca Garden Club, a former member of the Ithaca Country Club, Ithaca Yacht Club, Friends of Ithaca College and the Sarasota Garden Club. She was a Nationally Certified Judge of the American Institute of Floral Designers. She enjoyed golf, cards and spending time with the friends and family.

Survivors include her brother, Elmer (Beatrice Raponi) VanArkel of Brooktondale and many nieces, nephews and cousins and a close friend Donda Korch in Sarasota. She was predeceased by seven siblings, Earl VanArkel, Thursa Smiley, Mable Hughes, Bessie Emmons, Wanda Brewster, Irene Forbes and Grace VanMarter.

Memorial services will be held at 2 PM, Monday, April 18, 2016 at the Perkins Funeral Home, 55 West Main Street, Dryden with Pastor Paul Winkelman of the Freeville United Methodist Church officiating.

Burial will follow in Willow Glen Cemetery, Dryden.

Published in Ithaca Journal on Apr. 14, 2016




  • Created by: Daryl Doty Holloway
  • Added: 14 Apr 2016
  • Find A Grave Memorial 161008708
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Dorothy VanArkel Boothroyd (3 Apr 1925–10 Mar 2016), Find A Grave Memorial no. 161008708, citing Willow Glen Cemetery, Dryden, Tompkins County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Daryl Doty Holloway (contributor 47593735) .