Dorothy Annette Opp Dorothy "Dotty" Opp, 87, a long time resident of South San Francisco, passed away peacefully on January 27, 2013. The middle child of seven, she was born March 1, 1925, in Pasadena, CA, to John and Lucile Dessert. Dorothy met her husband James while working for Flanders Motorcycles in Pasadena. Later, she worked for many years in the libraries and offices of schools in the South San Francisco Unified School District, including Buri Buri Elementary, Alta Loma Junior High, and El Camino High School. Following retirement, she enjoyed art classes and friends at the South San Francisco Adult School.
She is survived by her loving husband James, daughter Kathryn and her fiancé John Moors, daughter Susan and her husband John Bonsignore, grandchildren Preston and Lisa, sister Patricia Ortega, brothers-in-law Robert Erickson and Ralph Klein, and numerous nephews and nieces who meant a great deal to her. Dotty loved and was loved by her family and many friends. She was always ready to lend an ear, had a great sense of humor, was kind, compassionate and caring, and loved children, especially her grandchildren Preston and Lisa who brought her endless joy.
Donations in Dorothy's memory may be made to your favorite charity
or Hospice provider.
Published by San Francisco Chronicle from Feb. 9 to Feb. 10, 2013.