Dorothy Waurishuk

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Waurishuk, Dorothy M.
Dorothy Mary (Gleason) Waurishuk, of Greenwich, Connecticut died peacefully in her sleep at age 82 on February 10, 2014. "Dot" was born in Coraopolis, Pennsylvania on October 4, 1931. She later moved to Port Chester, New York and graduated from Port Chester High School in 1949. After High School she attended school at the New York Foundling Hospital where she became an Infant Care Technician. She was married to James M. Waurishuk on April 18, 1953. The two raised 6 children, Col. James M Waurishuk Jr (Debra) of Valrico, Florida, Timothy M, Greenwich, CT, John M, Brookfield, CT, Thomas M. (Patricia), Stacey (Darrin) Green, Cos Cob, CT and Keith Waurishuk, Greenwich, CT. And loving Grandmother to Kaitlyn, Jessica, Connor, Kyle, Tommy &Reagan Waurishuk and Michael, Tommy and Jason Green. She was a teacher at St. Catherine Early Childhood Center for over 20 years. She was a member of the Republican Town Committee (RTC) and Greenwich Representative Town Meeting (RTM). She was predeceased by her husband James M in 1997, her brothers Arthur, John, Robert, Joseph and her sister Margaret and granddaughter, Jessica Waurishuk. In lieu of flowers donations can be sent to the Greenwich Hospital Wound Care Center.
Friends and relatives are invited to call at the Leo P. Gallagher & Son Funeral Home, 31 Arch St. Greenwich, CT on Wednesday February 12th from 4 - 8 pm. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place at St. Catherine of Sienna Church, 4 Riverside Dr. Riverside, CT on Thursday February 13th at 1pm. To leave an online condolence please visit


Published in GreenwichTime on Feb. 11, 2014
Dorothy M. Waurishuk
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31 Arch Street | Greenwich, CT 068306512 | (203) 869-1513
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