Dorothy  Marino's Memorial

Dorothy Marino
(1932 - 2007)


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Name: Ms Dorothy Marino
Gender: Female
Age: 74 years old
Lived: Sunday, 25 December 1932 - Thursday, 17 May 2007

My Story

Well where do I begin? She was my adopted MOM. My Mom died when I was 23 years old. When I met Dorothy, I was 25(1976) I was dating her son. We hit it off right from the start. I guess we had a lot in common. Both are parents had died at an early age. I was just drawn to her like a moth to a flame. She was so very cool. I had 2 sons  and I was divorced twice. She was just an amazing woman. There was nothing she couldn't do or wouldn't try to do. She painted, she wall papered.She loved to do arts and crafts and was very good at it. She really had a talent for it. I have many things she made for me and my boys. She was a real artist. She passed away the Thursday after Mother's Day of 2007. So the one year anniversay is coming up. I miss her alot.
She lived in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. I now live in North Carolina. I left Milwaukee in 1981. I went overseas with my husband. ( It didn't work out with her son but I had known her for so many years and we were close) When I came back from overseas, we went to North Carolina as my husband was in the Army. We remained close after I returned. I didn't get to see her much but we called each other on the phone and would talk for hours. Just catching up on family and what was going on in our lives. I did get to see her one last time in June,2005. I spent a couple of days with her and it was like I had never left. We had such a bond.
So I miss her very much. I think about her often and wish she was still around to talk to. She was always so kind and understanding and always made me feel better. I believe I did the same for her.

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Children's Names: Larry, Jim, Steven, Kenny
Country of Birth: USA
Country of Residence: USA
City of Residence: Milwaukee Wisconsin
Occupation: Sales
Marital Status: Single
Religion: Catholic


Favourite Music Genre: Country


Place of Passing: Milwaukee,Wisconsin
Date of Passing: 17 May 2007
Cause of Passing: Massive Heart Attack
Type of Funeral: Memorial Service
Place of Burial: Cremated
Plot Number: N/A
Funeral Director: Witkowiak Funeral Home
Funeral Location: Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Funeral Date: 22 May 2007
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