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Ruth Mae Dorsman

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Ruth Mae Dorsman

AGE: 95 • Stevensville, MD

Ruth Mae Dorsman, age 95, of Stevensville, MD passed away on October 16, 2016. Ruth was a registered nurse and proudly served her country in the Army Nurse Corps during World War II. Her unit landed on Omaha Beach on D-Day plus six, June 12, 1944 and she served as a Post-Op nurse caring for critically wounded soldiers in a Field Hospital that followed the front line across Europe toward Berlin. Later in her life, she worked as a private duty nurse. Also, Ruth and her late husband owned Hobbi-Art Inc., a store which sold craft and art supplies as well as model trains. She loved to travel and enjoyed taking worldwide tours.

Ruth is survived by her son, Jerry Dorsman (Kathy); her daughter, Susan Macy (Richard); daughter-in-law, Judy Dorsman; grandchildren: Adrian (Karen), Jennifer (Rabbit), Keith (Terri), Victoria (Eric), Molly (Dzermin), and Theo; step grandchildren: Rejoice (Trent), Maple, and Orion (Eileen); and 13 great grandchildren. Ruth was preceded in death by her husband, Henri Dorsman, her son, Jim Dorsman, and her brother, Harold Haddick.

A visitation will be held on Monday, October 24 from 10-11 AM at Strano & Feeley Family Funeral Home, 635 Churchmans Rd, Newark, DE 19702. A service in celebration of Ruth's life will follow at 11 AM. Burial will be at Gracelawn Memorial Park. For directions or to send an online condolence visit

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Published in The News Journal on Oct. 21, 2016
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