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 Dorothy Caroline <I>Rose</I> Williams

Dorothy Caroline Rose Williams

Pennsylvania, USA
Death 15 Jul 1977 (aged 59)
Berlin, Camden County, New Jersey, USA
Burial Erial, Camden County, New Jersey, USA
Plot Section D Lot 62
Memorial ID 20394982 · View Source
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Dorothy Caroline Rose was born May 20, 1918. Her nickname was Dolly. Her mother was Alice Marie Rose and her father was Frank D. Rose. She had a sister who died at 2 and 2 brothers, all younger than her. She was the neighbor next door when she met and later married Thomas Washington Williams, Jr. The couple married on July 7, 1938 in Elkton, MD because her husband, Tom wanted to get married on his birthday so he couldn't forget his anniversary. She wore a pink dress, pink slip, pink panties,and white sandals. Five years later she gave birth to a daughter, who was named after her mom. Her father wanted her to be named after her mom, but he nicknamed her Mitzie. No one knows how he came up with that one. Her sister-in-law Catherine Maebel Williams was her midwife and helped deliver Mitzie. Catherine's daughter Catherine Dorothy, and Mitzie we as close as cousins can be.

She loved her husband very much worked his gas station while he was serving in the Army. Back then she was a stay at home Mom. When her husband finally got discharged from the Army she helped out in the winter when things got tough, working part-time to help pay the bills.

Her favorite color was blue. She enjoyed going to see her Great nieces, Patty Ann & Karen when they were in their ballet and tap recitals along with their Mom, Grandmother and Patty's God-Mother. Her daughter, Mitzie was Patty's Godmother.

She loved to go to Atlantic City and walk the board walk and sit on the beach and get a tan. She never complained about getting sick but died suddenly of a massive heart attack at home on July 15, 1977. She was well liked and loved and there were so many people at Wooster's Funeral Home in Atco, NJ that everyone thought there were 2 funerals going on at the same time.

On July 15, 2007 she will have been gone 30 years and we all miss her very much.

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