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Dorothy E. McDonnell

Belford - Dorothy E. McDonnell, 82, of Belford, died on April 17, 2018 in Red Bank, NJ. She was born in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, NY and lived in Middletown and Belford most of her life. Dorothy was a homemaker, devoting her life to raising her children and grandchildren. She was a communicant of St Mary's R.C. Church, New Monmouth.

Surviving are her two sons & daughters-in-law, John and Debbie McDonnell of Port Monmouth, NJ and Joseph and Dawn McDonnell of Toms River, NJ; three daughters & sons-in-law, Frances and Lee McKinley of Middletown, NJ, Dorothy and Tommy Kennedy of Belford, NJ, and Patricia and Robert Baker of Middletown, NJ; eight grandchildren, Kate, Patricia, Sarah, Robyn, Johnny, Aidan, Liam, and Joseph; and her beloved companion, her Shih Tzu, Jackie.

Dorothy was preceded in death by her husband, John J. McDonnell (2002), and her parents, Joseph and Margaret Knapp.

Visitation will be held Thursday, April 19, 2018 from 7 to 9 pm at John F. Pfleger Funeral Home, 115 Tindall Road, Middletown. Funeral services are scheduled for Friday, April 20, 2018 at 9:30 am at the funeral home with a service at 10:30am. Burial will follow at Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Middletown.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a contribution in Dorothy's name to Meow Inc, PO Box 946, Eatontown, NJ 07724. For more information, to send condolences or for directions, please visit
Published in Asbury Park Press on Apr. 18, 2018
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