Dorothy Ellen DuBosq(1923 - 2014)

Dorothy Ellen DuBosq

AGE: 90 • Newark

Dorothy Ellen (Bartlett) DuBosq, 90, passed away at her home surrounded by her loving family on Tuesday, May 13, 2014. She was born on September 23, 1923 in the historic "Glebe House" in New Castle, DE, the youngest of twelve children of the late Edward and Susan Bartlett.

In addition to her parents and all siblings, she was preceded in death by her son, John C. DuBosq; and son-in-law, Billy Mastrippolito.

Dorothy leaves to cherish her memory her devoted husband of 64 years, Frank D. DuBosq; three children, Dorothy Alexander, Frank E. DuBosq (Victoria) and Mary Ellen Terranova; nine grandchildren, Debbie, Mark (Sherrie) and Lisa Alexander, Valerie Harrison (Jim), Christopher (Jennifer), Courtney, Stacy and Kimberly DuBosq, and Michelle Terranova; fifteen great grandchildren; sister-in-law, Alice Smith; and many nieces and nephews.

After retiring from Shue School with twenty years of service, Dorothy worked part time for The Crowell Corporation, retiring for the second time at the age of 80. She loved to sing, go shopping, travel and, most of all, cook for her family and friends, and assist with church dinners. She and her husband always looked forward to their New Year's dinner, held annually for the past twenty years. Dorothy was an active member of the Community of Christ Church.

Family and friends are invited to visit at the Doherty Funeral Home, 3200 Limestone Road, Pike Creek on Tuesday, May 20 from 10:00-11:00AM. Funeral services will begin at 11:00AM, with interment following in All Saints Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Dorothy may be made to Community of Christ Church, 1205 Milltown Road, Wilmington, DE 19808.

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Published in The News Journal from May 17 to May 19, 2014