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Dorothy Anne Buergler

88, Greenwood, passed away on Thursday, December 26, 2013. She was born in San Francisco, CA on September 4, 1925 to Wilfred Samuel Gibson and Mary Cecelia Twyford Gibson. Dorothy worked as a registered nurse both in San Francisco and at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. She was a Pink Lady volunteer at University Heights Hospital and served on the Chrysanthemum Ball committee at St. Francis Hospital. Dorothy was an avid tennis player and swimmer, loved to travel and was a wonderful cook. She married Joseph C. Buergler on August 21, 1948 in San Francisco. He survives. Dorothy is also survived by her children, David Buergler (Bee), Paul Buergler (Julie Buergler), Carol Sandefer, Alaine Melfi (Ralph), Dianne Cutri (Frank), Barbara Davis (Larry), Laurie Gates (Steve); 19 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her 6 brothers and sisters. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, December 30, 2013 at 1:30 p.m. in Our Lady of the Greenwood Catholic Church where she was a member. Visitation will be Sunday from 2 p.m. until 6 p.m. at Daniel F. O' Riley Funeral Home , where prayers will be said on Monday at 1 p.m. prior to Mass. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Muscular Dystrophy Association, 9100 Purdue Rd., # 203, Indianapolis, IN 46268. Online condolences may be shared with the family at: orileyfuneralhome.com

Published in the The Indianapolis Star on Dec. 27, 2013
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