LAKELAND - Mrs. Catherine Allen Dorsey, 82, of Lakeland, FL, passed away on February 13, 2013 due to COPD. She was born on February 23, 1930 in Portville, NY, to Clyde and Frances Allen.
Mrs. Dorsey is preceded in death by her husband, William H. Dorsey, Sr.; two sisters, Winifred Roth and Ruth Eser; and a son-in-law, Keith Havers. She is survived by two sons, Darryl Smith (Barbara) and Carl Smith (Jane), both of Lakeland; three daughters, Cynthia Havers of Allegany, NY, Judith Hicks (Michael), and Carol Bates (Timothy), both of Lakeland, FL; three sisters, Edith Monico of Baldwin Park, CA, Helen Bortz of Olean, NY, and Mary Houben of Eustis, FL; sixteen grandchildren, and twenty great grandchildren.
A visitation will be held on Tuesday, February 19th, at Ott-Laughlin Funeral Home in Auburndale, FL from 1 to 2 pm, with a service following at 2.www.ottlaughlinfuneralhome.com