Dorothea Elizabeth Orem

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Dorothea Elizabeth Orem - SAVANNAH- Dorothea Elizabeth Orem 92, died Friday, June 22, 2007 at her residence on Skidaway Island. She was a native of Baltimore, Maryland and resident of Washington DC before moving to Savannah 20 years ago. She was a Professor with the Catholic University in the School of Nursing. She was an author of books on the theory of nursing and for the past 25 years she was an independent consultant and scholar. She is survived by her life long friend, Walene Shields of Savannah and her cousin Martin Conover of Minneapolis, MN. Visitation will be 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Sunday, June 24, 2007 at Fox and Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel. A Mass of Christian burial will be Monday, June 25, 2007 at 2 p.m. at St. James Catholic Church with burial in the Catholic Cemetery. Please sign our guestbook online at Savannah Morning News June 24, 2007 Please sign our Obituary Guest Book at
Published in Savannah Morning News on June 24, 2007