2/26/1931 – 12/29/2019
Dorothy Fletcher, 88, of Wassaic, NY passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on December 29, 2019.
Dorothy was born on February 26, 1931 to Percy and Helen (Maideni) Adams in Danbury, CT. She married the love of her life, Vern Fletcher, on August 24, 1951 in Carmel, NY. They were blessed with four amazing children Wayne, Garth, Sylvia and Diane.
Dorothy worked as a homemaker and taking care of her family was the most important thing to her. Her family brought her boundless joy and enormous pride. She was an amazing cook and loved to show how much she cared for family and friends by cooking for them. Dorothy loved to clean and she always kept her home immaculate, which, with four children, wasn’t easy. Dorothy enjoyed spending time lying in the sun on warm summer days.
Dorothy is survived by her devoted children, daughter Sylvia Fletcher, son Wayne Fletcher Sr., and son Garth Fletcher. She is survived by her ten treasured grandchildren Bob Fletcher, Dennis Fletcher, Wayne Fletcher Jr., Vern Nickerson, Don Jacques, Ron Jacques, Geneine Jacques, Tammy Fletcher, Garth Fletcher Jr., and Laurie Fletcher. She also leaves behind 19 great-grandchildren – all of whom held a special place in her heart and brought her immeasurable joy. Her sister’s Gracie Nichols of Mornsville, Vermont and Shirley Goutremout of Purdy’s, New York also survive Dorothy. Dorothy is predeceased by her husband of 55 years, Vern Fletcher who passed away in 2006 and by her cherished daughter, Diane Fletcher. To all those who knew and loved Dorothy, she will be greatly missed.
A visitation will be held Thursday, January 2, 2020 between the hours of 3:00 PM and 7:00 PM at the Cargain Funeral Homes Inc., 10 Fowler Avenue, Carmel, New York 10512. (845)225-3672
A Memorial service to celebrate Dorothy’s life will be held at Cargain Funeral Home, 10 Fowler Avenue, Carmel, New York, 10512 on Friday, January 3, 2020 at 10:00 AM. Following the service, Dorothy will be brought to her final resting place beside Vern at Raymond Hill Cemetery in Carmel, New York.