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Ralph Y. Dorsey

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Ralph Y. Dorsey Obituary
Dorsey, Ralph Y. ALBANY Ralph "Dutch" Y. Dorsey, 88, passed away on Thursday, August 29, 2013 at home surrounded by his family, after a brief illness. He was born, raised and educated in Albany. In November 1942, he joined the United States Navy where he proudly served until January 1946. He was employed by the State of New York for 30 years as a supervisor for the Office of General Services. He also worked a short time at Killip's Laundry in Albany's South End. Dutch is survived by his children, Angelo, Lorraine, Ralph, Joe, Susie, Dolores, Will and Leah. He is also survived by several grandchildren; great-grandchildren; a sister, Carlene; and a host of nieces and nephews. He has been predeceased by his beloved wife, Mattie; a daughter, Shirley; a sister, Shirley; and grandchildren, Jamal Dorsey and Niyonu Kahn. Calling hours will be held on Wednesday, September 4, 2013 from 9:30 to 11 a.m. at Mother Teresa's Community Church, located at 74 Second Ave., Albany. A Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 11 a.m., with interment to follow at Graceland Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Mother Teresa's Community Church, 74 Second Ave, Albany, NY 12202, Attn: Father Peter Young. To leave a special message for the family online, visit NewcomerAlbany.com
Published in Albany Times Union from Sept. 1 to Sept. 2, 2013
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