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Dorothy B. Morrell

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Dorothy B. Morrell of Yardley Dorothy B. Morrell, 81, of Yardley, passed on Wednesday, August 3, 2011 at home, surrounded by her children. Born in Roebling, N.J. on April 5, 1930, Dorothy was the daughter of the late Nelson M. and Catherine Sunderman Bennett. She was a 1948 graduate of Florence High School. Dot worked for the New Jersey Department of Labor and Industry, Marie Katzenbach School for the Deaf, and Educational Testing Service until her retirement in 1997. Dot was a lifelong learner with a passion for history, philosophy, world cultures and the arts. She enjoyed travel and devoted herself to the care of family and friends. She will be greatly missed by her children, Dorothy Morrell Weiss, Debra Morrell Ostanek, Diane Morrell Shannon, and David C. Morrell: 10 grandchildren; her siblings, Barbara Horvath, Lois O'Brien, and Gershom Bennett; and many nieces, nephews, and friends. Please join us in celebrating Dorothy's life at Woodside Presbyterian Church, 1667 Edgewood Road, Yardley (19067) on Saturday, August 6. Visitation is from 10 to 11:30 a.m., followed immediately by a Memorial Service. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions to Dot's favorite charity, Smile Train (www.smiletrain.org), or a charity of your choice that benefits children. FitzGerald-Sommer Funeral Home, Yardley.

Published in The Daily Local on Aug. 5, 2011
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