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Dorothy (Warnock) Saccullo

1922 - 2017 Obituary Condolences Gallery
Dorothy (Warnock) Saccullo June 19, 1922 December 11, 2017 Dorothy was born in Benicia, CA, to Rose and Howard Arneson, she was the second of three children. She started elementary school a year early to keep her brother Howard from running home at recess every day to see her. Howard and Dorothy remained close throughout their lives, speaking on the phone daily. She drove a forklift at the Benicia Arsenal during WWII. She rode the ferry across the Carquinez Straights and bussed to Oakland every day to attend and graduate from Mills College in Oakland. Dorothy retired after 35 years as a book-keeper for the Vallejo Times Herald. Dorothy was very blessed with love in her life. She married Serafino Saccullo in 1980 and they have spent 37 wonderful years together. Dorothy and Fino moved from Vallejo to Middletown in 2006 and enjoyed peaceful country living, gardening, raising chickens, goats, cherishing newly made friendships and activities at Twin Pine Casino and watching grand- and great-grand-children's sporting events. Dorothy was preceded in death by husbands, Buddy Borges and Byron Warnock; brother, Bobby Arneson; daughters, Charlene O'Rourke, and Ramona (Holbrook) Walls; grandson, Matthew Amarant; great-granddaughter, Stephanie Niccum; and sister-in-law, Eva Arneson. Family members remaining to cherish her memory: husband, Serafino Saccullo; brother, Howard Arneson; daughters, Susan (Greg) Conley, and Bonnie (John) Souza; 14 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; 8 & 8/9ths great-great-grand-children; niece, nephews, and cousins; and all her friends whom she dearly loved and considered family. Dorothy never met a stranger and blessed the lives of all who knew her. What a legacy she leaves behind! Services: Rosary at 5 p.m. Sunday 12/17 at Jones and Lewis Memorial Chapel in Lower Lake. Funeral Mass: 11 a.m. Monday 12/18 at St Joseph's Catholic Church in Middletown. Burial at Middletown Cemetery with Reception to follow at Twin Pine Casino Event Center Arrangements entrusted Jones and Lewis Clear Lake Memorial Chapel FD800. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.jonesandlewis.com for the Saccullo family.
Published in Lake County Record-Bee from Dec. 16 to Dec. 22, 2017
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