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Dorothy Elizabeth Haseltine (Dottie), age 80, beloved wife of Robert P. Haseltine of Norwalk, (formerly of Briarcliff Manor NY), died July 9, 2013 in St. Vincent's Medical Center, Bridgeport.
Mrs. Haseltine was born on December 4, 1932 in Port Chester, NY and was a daughter to the late Frank and Rosetta Ryan Farrell of Larchmont, NY. She was a retired school Teacher and taught many years in the Scarsdale NY and Ossining NY school districts. Dottie will be fondly remembered for her love of family and especially her cherished grandsons Bobby and Scotty. Her engaging personality, smile and sense of humor brought great pleasure to us all. Many will recall her talents on the theatrical stage where she performed in original theatrical productions.
Dorothy also enjoyed both tennis and paddle tennis and shared in these activities with family and loved ones throughout life. She was also an avid, meticulous gardener who spent spring and summer days planting and caring for her flowers. Dottie's favorite place to vacation was Nantucket Island where she enjoyed countless summers and perfect days on the beach with those closest to her.
In addition to her husband, survivors include her daughter Melanie Master and her husband Randy of Norwalk CT; grandsons Robert and Scott Master, her sister Susan Shockey of Westport, CT and a brother Frank Farrell of Ridgefield, CT
Friends are invited to celebrate Dorothy's life on Saturday July 13, 2013 at 3:00 p.m. DIRECTLY at Trinity Episcopal Church, 651 Pequot Ave. Southport. Interment will be private and at the convenience of the family. Norwalk's Hoyt-Cognetta Funeral Home & Crematory, 5 East Wall Street has been entrusted with arrangements. Please visit www.norwalkfh.com for more information and to send a condolence to the Haseltine family.
Hoyt-Cognetta Funeral Home & Crematory
5 E Wall St
Norwalk, CT 06851
Published in The Hour on July 11, 2013