Dorothy Irene (Bailey) Connors, 84, of Dover, passed away peacefully on December 22nd, 2020. Daughter of the late Dorothy Bailey of Dover and Lawrence Bailey; sister of Lawrence Bailey. Beloved wife of the late Robert Connors. Loving mother of George Connors and his wife Jennifer of Seabrook, NH; Robert Connors and his wife Roberta of Uxbridge; Peter Connors and his wife Kathy of Mansfield; Ellen Ringler and her husband Bill of Attleboro; late son Daniel Connors of Dover and late daughter Catherine Denty-McElhinney and her husband Dennis of Marlborough. Also survived by twelve grandchildren. Dorothy was born in Chattanooga, TN. and grew up in Miami, FL. She was a majorette in her high school marching band during halftime at the Orange Bowl. She did some modeling and worked at Southern Bell Telephone Co. Dorothy met the "love of her life" on a blind date, married and moved to New England where they settled in Dover with their six children. She was a dedicated wife and mother, treasured her children and grandchildren while embracing every moment with them. Dorothy was a homemaker, worked at DCU in Marlborough, Multibank in Dedham, several retail stores and volunteered at the Dover Clothing Exchange. Her hobbies included hiking in the White Mountains and loved entertaining for family gatherings at her home. Dorothy was kind, compassionate and always a lady and made a lasting impression with everyone she met. She will be dearly missed. Donations may be made in Dorothy's memory to the Alzheimer's Association
. Due to the current health concerns, funeral services and interment will be private for family only.
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Published by The Press from Dec. 28, 2020 to Jan. 7, 2021.