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Dorothy L. Pempey

August 23, 1929 - February 24, 2014
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At age 84 passed away Monday, February 24, 2014 after a short illness. Dorothy was the daughter of Fannie Mae (Dutton), and Raymond F. Eckholdt. Dorothy was born August 23, 1929 in Eustis, Florida, and raised in Mount Dora, Florida. Dorothy is predeceased by her parents and husband Charles. Dorothy attended Florida State College for Women (FSU) briefly before transferring to the University of Florida, Gainesville. It was there Dorothy met her loving husband of 51 years, Charles. Dorothy graduated with honors. She worked as a Medical Technologist. Dorothy spent the last 22 years of her career working at the Naval Hospital...
At age 84 passed away Monday, February 24, 2014 after a short illness. Dorothy was the daughter of Fannie Mae (Dutton), and Raymond F. Eckholdt. Dorothy was born August 23, 1929 in Eustis, Florida, and raised in Mount Dora, Florida. Dorothy is predeceased by her parents and husband Charles. Dorothy attended Florida State College for Women (FSU) briefly before transferring to the University of Florida, Gainesville. It was there Dorothy met her loving husband of 51 years, Charles. Dorothy graduated with honors. She worked as a Medical Technologist. Dorothy spent the last 22 years of her career working at the Naval Hospital Laboratory Orlando, Florida in the Chemistry Department. For the past eight years Dorothy resided at Westminster Towers in Independent Living. During that time Dorothy developed many valuable friendships. Dorothy is survived by her daughter, Sharon R. (Pempey) Miller, her sister Betty Jo (Charles Abbott), her brother-in-law, Harry Pempey, and numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral Services will be held at Woodlawn Memorial Park Thursday, March 6, 2014, 400 Woodlawn Cemetery Road, Gotha, Florida 34737 407.293.1361 with Father Malcolm Murchison officiating. The family will receive friends at Woodlawn at 9:00 a.m. with services beginning at 10:00 a.m. Interment will follow at Woodlawn Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in memory of Dorothy to the 237 East Marks Street, Orlando, Florida 32803 407.481.6300, or the 851 Outer Road, Orlando, Florida 32814 407.425.5864. Mom, rest in peace you are forever reunited with daddy, and I will forever love you both.

Arrangements under the direction of Woodlawn Memorial Park & Funeral Home, Gotha, FL.

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