Dorothy Eggleston Carlson of West Grove
Dorothy Eggleston Carlson, 90, passed away peacefully Feb. 16, 2013, at Jenner's Pond in West Grove, surrounded by her loving family.
Born Jan. 14, 1923 in Jamestown, N.Y. and a 1941 graduate of Jamestown High School, she was the daughter of the late Arthur and the late Cossettie (Seekins) Eggleston.
Dorothy was the beloved wife of Alvin B. Carlson, with whom she shared 68 years of marriage at the time of his death May 5, 2012. She was also predeceased by a granddaughter, Laura Anne Carlson.
Dorothy is survived by sons, Daniel (Anne) of Johnson City, Tenn. and David (Kim) of Medina, Ohio; daughter, Diane (Tim) Crozier; nine grandchildren, Jennifer Carlson, Karin (Mike) Lombardi, Daniel (Erin) Carlson; Abby Frech, Catherine and Christine Carlson; Megan, Allison and Timothy Crozier; and three great-grandchildren, Trevor, Emma and Drew Lombardi.
The family wishes to express gratitude to Willow Tree Hospice, Jenner's Pond Preston Residence and Brandywine Senior Living at Longwood for their compassion and care.
A private family burial will take place at Lakeview Cemetery in Jamestown, N.Y.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations are made to the Salvation Army, 83 South Main Street, Jamestown, NY 14701 or Willow Tree Hospice, 616 East Cypress Street, Kennett Square, PA 19348.
Arrangements by DellaVecchia, Reilly, Smith & Boyd Funeral Home, Inc., West Chester, 610-696-1181, www.DellaFH.com.