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Dorothy Bush Dewey

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Dorothy Bush Dewey

1920 - 2015 BENNINGTON Dorothy Bush Dewey, age 95, passed away on September 29, 2015 at Centers for Living and Rehabilitation in Bennington, VT . She was born in Malone, NY on July 11, 1920, and was the daughter of the late Robert W. Bush and Jane Hurlburt Bush. Dorothy graduated from Franklin Academy in Malone and then worked in the Franklin Academy office. She later worked as a secretary to the President of Paul Smiths' College where she met her husband, the late Robert B. Dewey, of Bennington, VT. During World War II she worked at the Massena airport and took flying lessons, which was something she enjoyed very much. Her husband became an officer in the Army Air Force and she then traveled around the country with him. Dorothy enjoyed reading, writing poetry, walking in the woods, shopping and bowling; but most of all, she enjoyed visiting with her family. Those left to cherish her memory are six children, Sandra Sullivan of East Greenbush, NY, Bradford Dewey of Tampa, FL, Edward Dewey of Bennington, VT, Deborah Kiernan of Slate Hill, NY, Robert Dewey of Bennington, VT and Julia Kraus of Westfield, MA. She is also survived by 18 grandchildren, and several great-grandchildren. Mrs. Dewey is predeceased by her husband, Robert B. Dewey and son, Rodney Dewey. SERVICES: At Mrs. Dewey's request there will be no calling hours. A private family service will be held at Park Lawn Cemetery. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to Second Chance Animal Center in memory of Dorothy B. Dewey, c/o Hanson Walbridge & Shea Funeral Home, P.O. Box 957 Bennington, VT 05201. To send the family personal email condolences, please visit : www.sheafuneralhomes.com
Published in Bennington Banner on Oct. 1, 2015
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