Dorothy L. Lydon

Dorothy L. Lydon

Age 90 of Wilmington, DE died on May 21, 2013 at home. Born to the late Harry and Anna Pratt Simon in Ridley Park, PA, she was raised in Glenolden, PA. Dorothy resided in Wilmington for the past 28 years, previously residing in the Delaware County area.

A secretary in the insurance industry, she also worked many years for the Rose Tree Media School District and later as a sales associate at Boscovs in the Concord Mall. She enjoyed gardening, reading, animals, cooking and in her earlier years, volunteering as a Nurses Aide. She touched the lives of many, and will be missed sadly by those who knew her. One of her greatest enjoyments in life were her grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Harry Lydon and is survived by a son, Robert Moore of Chadds Ford, PA; daughter, Barbara (David) Pride of Broomall, PA; sister, Jane Hood; former husband, Alan Moore; grandchildren, Jennifer Pride and Christina Pride-Bales; great grandchildren, Nicholas Pride, Stacie Basciano, Robert and Brennan Bales and her dedicated caregiver Bonnie Decktor.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, 10 AM at the Pagano Funeral Home, 3711 Foulk Rd. Garnet Valley, PA where friends may call from 9-10AM. Interment, Arlington Cemetery, Drexel Hill, PA. Donations in her memory may be made to Delaware Hospice, 3515 Silverside Rd., Ste. 201, Wilm., DE 19810 or the SPCA, 555 Sandy Bank Rd., Media, PA 19063.

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Funeral Home

Pagano Funeral Home
3711 Foulk Rd Garnet Valley, PA 19060
(610) 485-6200

Published in The News Journal on May 24, 2013