Dorothy E. Hand

Dorothy E. Hand

AGE: 88 • Wall Township

Dorothy E. Hand 88, of Wall Township, passed away on Monday, Jan. 7, 2013, at The Pines in Whiting. She was born in Riverside in 1924 to the late Reverend William A. and Florence Robbins. Dorothy was married to her late husband Kenneth S. Hand for 65 years. She and Ken were residents of Wall Township for 50 years. She spent her working years as a secretary for Day Associates and the County Of Monmouth, from which she retired. Dorothy was a longtime member of the Manasquan United Methodist Church. She enjoyed being a homemaker for her beloved husband Ken, playing her favorite hymns on the piano and entertaining family and friends at her home.

Surviving are her niece and nephew, Shirley and Don Gorecki of Hadden Heights; grandnieces, Amy Peterson of Havertown, PA, and Jill Gorecki of NY; niece and nephew, Roxanne and Bill Robbins of Baltimore, MD; grandnephew, David Robbins of Eldersburg, MD; grandniece, Laura Detzel of Hampstead, MD; and special friend and neighbor, Kelly Zukswert of Lafayette.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 11 at The Allenwood Church, 3110 Atlantic Ave., Allenwood, NJ 08720. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The Allenwood Church, 3110 Atlantic Ave., P.O. Box 112, Allenwood, NJ 08720. For more information or to send condolences, visit

Funeral Home

O'Brien Funeral Home
505 Burnt Tavern Road Brick, NJ 08724
(732) 899-8600

Published in Asbury Park Press on Jan. 9, 2013