SPRINGFIELD, IL - Dorothy C. Mordock, 96, went to heaven and reunited with her loving husband, Joseph P. Mordock on Friday, April 11, 2014 at 4:20 p.m. at St. John's Hospice.
She was born Feb. 26, 1918, to Thomas and Marie Grubb Richardson. She married Joseph P. Mordock on Aug. 13, 1949.
Preceding her in heaven are her loving husband, Joseph; sister, Helen (Bill) Kruger; brother, Gene (Alma) Richardson; brother-in-law, Bill McCandless; and sister-in-law, Myra Richardson.
Dorothy left her memories with her daughter, Deborah J. Lewis, and one son, Joseph T. Mordock, both of Springfield; six grandchildren: Cherish (Eric) Burton of Middletown, Tara (Donald) Cummings of Taylorville, David (Shelby) Lewis of Chatham, Jenny (Matt) Johnson of Beaverton, Ore., Alyssa (Greg) Regan of Springfield and Breeanna Lewis of Dupo; nine great-grandchildren: Carlie and Kaylee (Donovan) Cummings, Taylor and Camden Garecht, Cole Cummings, Hunter, Hayden and Anderson Lewis and Gregory Regan; one great-great-granddaughter, Serina Cummings; two sisters, Nancy Jane McCandless and Judy (Frank) Blahofski of Springfield; one brother, Thomas Richardson of Springfield; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Dorothy was a resident of Springfield most of her life. During WWII, Dorothy worked in Illiopolis at the Munitions Plant. After the war, she worked at the International Shoe Factory for many years. She was a homemaker most of her life. Dorothy was an avid Cubs fan.
Visitation: 4-7 p.m., Monday, April 14, 2014, at Staab Funeral Home.
Funeral Service: 11 a.m., Tuesday, April 15, 2014, at Staab Funeral Home, the Rev. Sara Isbell officiating.
Burial will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery.
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