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Dorothy M. O’Brien

Rochester Cremation - Simple Cremation

Brighton, NY:  October 20, 2019.  Dorothy died on October 20, 2019 at age 79 from complications of schleroderma.  Predeceased by her parents John and Helen (Keating) O’Brien, numerous relative and several dear friends.  Survived by her brother, Timothy O’Brien of Rochester, NY; niece, Erin (Donald) Poe of Boulder, CO; nephew, Michael (Anne) O’Brien of Newfane, NY; grandnephews, Matthew Shepherd and Henry Poe and grandniece Ella Poe, all of Boulder, CO.  Dorothy was a retiree of Gates Chili Central School District.

Special thanks to DRS. John Condemi, Lior Greenberg, Thomas Letourneau, R. James White, Daniel Mendelson and Visiting Nurse Hospice for their help and support.  Special thanks also to the Rochester Area Scleroderma Support Group and the Tri-State Chapter of the Scleroderma Foundation.

Dorothy and her family would also like to thank the staff of the Advent House for the loving care and friendship they gave so willing.  God had a very good day when He created each and every one of you.

At Dorothy’s request, there will be no calling hours or funeral service.

2 Condolences

  1. Kim Kulik (Advent House Volunteer) on October 22, 2019 at 5:34 pm

    Nothing loved is every lost …. and she was loved so much! Keeping your family in my thoughts and prayers.

  2. Karen Dowejko on October 25, 2019 at 7:05 am

    I loved working with Dorothy for many years. Her dry sense of humor carried us through some tough parent conferences. It was a pleasure knowing Dorothy; she will not be forgotten.

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