Dorothy Y. Easley
1923-2012 PEORIA, IL Dorothy Y. Easley, 89, died Thursday, December 20, 2012 at Liberty Village, where she spent her last 6 years. She was a native of Pittsfield and formerly resided on Shetland Drive.
Born in Pittsfield on February 27, 1923, daughter of Anna T. and Fritz H. Yarmey, Dorothy graduated in 1941 from Pittsfield High School and subsequently from Berkshire Business College. Mrs. Easley was employed by the General Electric Company.
After raising her family, Dorothy volunteered in the gift shops of the Berkshire Museum and Hillcrest Hospital. She was a member of St. Teresa's Church.
Dorothy married John K. Easley in Pittsfield on August 9, 1947. She was preceded in death by her husband, John, and sisters Mary "Bobbie" Bossidy, Nell McNeill, Jean Zimmer and brother John Yarmey.
She leaves three daughters, Jeanie Rubio of Harpswell, Maine, Beth (Keith) Lawrence of Peoria, Ill., Pam (Dave) Godfrey of Billerica, Mass.; one son, David Hutton (Laura) Easley of Memphis, Tenn.; seven grandchildren, Derek Rubio, Sean Rubio, Paul Lawrence, Valerie Lawrence, Heather Lawrence, Amy Godfrey and Eliza Jeanne Easley; and her brother, Steven Yarmey.
FUNERAL NOTICE: A Memorial Mass in remembrance for Dorothy Y. Easley who died December 20, 2012, will be conducted Saturday at 11 a.m. at Sacred Heart Church by Father Naranjo. Burial will be at a later date at Monte Vista Cemetery, Princeton, W.V.
Published in The Berkshire Eagle on Dec. 26, 2012