Dorothy Lee (Hinshaw) Harrington passed from this life on February 17, 2013, at the age of 86 at the Millcroft Nursing Home Hospice Center.
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A life-long resident of Delaware, she was born in Wilmington, raised her family in Newark and spent her later years in Bear.
She is preceded in death by her husband Robert Harrington, to whom she was married for forty-four years prior to his death on February 17, 1988 and by her sister Jacqueline Francis of Wilmington, Delaware.
She is survived by three daughters; Dorothy E. Harrington of Bear, Delaware, Deborah L. Foster of Stoke-on-Trent England and her husband Alan, Patricia M. Turpin of Columbia, Pennsylvania and her husband Jack, one son Robert H. Harrington of Newark, Delaware and his wife Shirley; Six grandchildren, Nicole, Jason, Erin, Justine, Kiel and Ryan; Four great-grandchildren, A.J. Jared, Shane and Rozalyn; Sisters Betty Brokaw of Winter Haven, Florida, and Arden Walker of Kentucky, and brothers Paul and Walter Hinshaw of Ohio.
She was a long time member of the Union Methodist Church and a past member of the Rebekah's of the Odd Fellows of Wilmington and their drill team. She enjoyed needlework, playing bingo, 500 Rummy, and Christmas.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend her viewing at 10:00 am followed by a memorial service at 11:00 am Monday, February 25, 2013, at Union Methodist Church, 345 School Bell Rd., Bear, Delaware. Interment will follow the service at the Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 N. DuPont Highway, New Castle, DE 19720.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the
200 Continental Dr. Suite 101 Newark, DE 19713.
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Published in The News Journal from Feb. 22 to Feb. 23, 2013