3/13/1933 – 2/13/2021
Dorothy (“Dottie”) Patricia Newman Leishman, 87, of Mahopac, NY, passed away on February 13, 2021 in Wilton, CT. She was born on March 13, 1933 in Jersey City, NJ.
Dorothy was married to George Phillip Leishman on September 27, 1955. She is survived by her sister and brother-in-law Gladys and Bill Galvin, five daughters: Dorothy Holland, Maureen Kuban, Kathleen Dowst, Eileen Pappas, Colleen Golembeski and husband Kevin. Dorothy was known affectionately as “Granma” to her ten grandchildren: Matthew Holland, Lauren Moreno, Ellise Loughlin, Clint Kuban, Theresa and Michelle Dowst, Stephanie Francis, Anna Pappas, Karli and Jason Golembeski. Dorothy is also survived by 7 great-grandchildren.
She was predeceased by her husband and the love of her life, George Phillip Leishman, her parents, Joseph Francis Newman and Anne Jane McGuigan, and her son-in-law Keith Kuban.
Dorothy will always be remembered for her sharp wit, abundant motherly love, wisdom, and unwavering faith in God.
In lieu of flowers a donation to the Alzheimer’s Association, American Heart Association or Little Sisters of the Poor is appreciated.
Friends and family are welcome to attend a visitation on Saturday, February 20th from 9-11 AM at the Joseph J. Smith Funeral Home in Mahopac. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow the visitation at 11:30 AM at St. John The Evangelist Church, also in Mahopac. Interment will follow at Raymond Hill Cemetery in Carmel.