Dorothy "Dot" Madsen Marston died on Tuesday, April 2, 2013. Born Feb. 3, 1923, and a graduate of Toano High School, Dot attended Mary Washington College. In 1944, she married George Archer Marston Jr. and they had four children.
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She was a member of Our Saviour's Lutheran Church, where she served on the church council and taught Sunday school for 25 years. She was a volunteer and served on the boards of Williamsburg Community Hospital, the Williamsburg Library, and the Child Development Resource Center. She also loved to read, play bridge, and fish.
Dot is survived by her husband of 69 years, George; her children, Keith Marston Carter, Randi Marston Peterson; Tina Marston Kurys and husband, Dan; George Archer (Arch) Marston III and wife, Lisa; and her grandchildren, Julia Kurys, Geoffrey Marston, Matt Baumler and Rob Baumler.
A memorial service was held on Friday, April 5, at 11 a.m. at Our Saviour's Lutheran Church in Norge.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Our Saviour's Lutheran Church, 7479 Richmond Rd., Williamsburg VA 23188; the Salvation Army, 151 Kristiansand Dr. No. 106, Williamsburg VA 23188; or the Child Development Resource Center, P.O. Box 280, Norge VA 23127-0280. Online condolences may be expressed at www.nelsencares.com
Published in Virginia Gazette from Apr. 4 to May 3, 2013