Dorothy Young Thornton passed from this life at Bayview Nursing Home in St. Augustine, Fla., on Wednesday, March 27, 2013. She was born Oct. 28, 1915. She was employed by the State of Florida as a school teacher for more than 30 years.
She leaves cherishing beautiful memories of her children, Charles Bernard Young, Bronx, N.Y., Eleanor Thornton Cheatham, Colorado Springs, Colo., and Edward John (Popsie) Thornton, St. Augustine; seven grandchildren, Kenneth McClain, Terry McClain, Belinda Johnson Sell, St. Augustine, Jonathon Raymond Evans, West Palm Beach, Richard Reid, St. Augustine, Veronica Young, Jacksonville, Fla., Katrice Young, Pocono, Pa., and Chanorman (Duke) Reid, Atlanta, Ga., a host of great-great-grandchildren and the St. Benedict the Moor Catholic Church Family.
Prayers: from 6-8 p.m Thursday, April 4, 2013, at Chase Chapel. Funeral service will be Friday at 11 a.m. at St. Benedict the Moor Catholic Church, Father Edward Booth, officiating.
Leo C. Chase & Son Funeral in charge of arrangements.