Dorothy L. “Aunt Dotty” Rose, age 90, a lifelong resident of Springfield, PA passed away on July 18, 2021. Dotty was a graduate of Springfield High School and Penn State University, where she received her undergraduate and Master’s degree in Education. She retired from Marple Newtown School District in 1990 after teaching and coaching for 32 years. Dotty taught health and physical education and enjoyed her many years coaching girls High School Basketball, Lacrosse, and Field Hockey at Marple Newtown High School. Aunt Dotty LOVED animals, especially cats! Aunt Dotty was full of stories, and she loved to tell you every single detail. Aunt Dotty loved to line dance so much that she taught line dancing and enjoyed traveling and sharing those stories and photos. She loved to craft whether it was making a scarf, a blanket, a sweater, or a scrapbook. Dotty especially enjoyed tinkering in her garden and truly loved all flowers. Throughout the years Aunt Dotty always stepped up when others stepped out; single with no children she loved her nieces and nephews like her own and considered her great nieces and nephews as grandchildren. She was the daughter of the late Louis B. and the late Dorothy Sue Rose, sister of the late Louis B. Rose, Jr., and aunt of the late Louis B. Rose III. Survivors: Nieces and nephews: Joy McCormick, Susan Rose Vanderzille (Sean Gallagher), Linda Hoke (Joseph), Jennifer, Thomas, Peter and Kevin Rose, and many loving great nieces and great nephews. Visitation: Thursday, July 22, 2021, from 11:00am-12:00pm at Nolan-Fidale Funeral Home Ltd., 5980 Chichester Ave., Aston, PA. Funeral Service: Thursday at 12:15pm at the Funeral Home. Burial: Edgewood Memorial Park, Glen Mills, PA. Condolences www.nolanfidale.com
We are at peace knowing that Aunt Dotty is home with her parents, her brother, and her kitties!
Published by The Daily Times from Jul. 19 to Jul. 20, 2021.