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Dorothy Roeder Morrissey

Jan. 29, 1935 — March 14, 2020

Dorothy Julia Roeder Morrissey of Riverdale, N.Y., 365体育投注went to be with her Lord on Saturday, March 14, 2020, in her Davis home.

She was born to Ethel Lytle and George Roeder at their home, on Jan. 29, 1935. She was the youngest of six daughters.

Dorothy graduated from Walton High School, then from Woods Secretarial School in Manhattan. She worked for Otis Elevator Co., Muzak Corporation and then at IBM.

In 1959, she married Richard (Dick) Morrissey and in 1962, Dorothy and Dick moved to San Jose, where Dorothy soon became a full-time homemaker with three children. In 1973, the family moved to Davis.

Dorothy turned a hobby making porcelain dolls into a business by opening The Dollmakers, a shop in Woodland, where she taught doll-making classes and made and sold dolls.

Dorothy was preceded in death by her husband of 58 years, Dick, who passed in 2017. She is survived by their three children; Debra Ariola and her husband, Dan, of Davis; Diane Gonzalez and her husband Miguel, of Woodland; and Richard John of Davis. She is also survived by grandchildren John and Joseph Ariola, Ann Gonzalez Crew and David Gonzalez; great-grandson Christopher Crew; and great-grand daughters Jayden Gonzalez, Annabelle Crew, Oriah Crew and Taylor Gonzalez.

The graveside service will begin at 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 25, at the Davis Cemetery, 820 Pole Line Road. A full obituary is online at .

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