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Rockville-Vernon, CT 06066
Phone: (860) 875-5490
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Dorothy Whitehead

Dorothy A. Whitehead

Tuesday, June 4th, 1935 - Saturday, March 9th, 2019
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Dorothy A. (Jaschinsky) Whitehead, 83, of Bolton, beloved wife of David E. Whitehead passed away Saturday, March 9, 2019 surrounded by family. She was born June 4, 1935 in Torrington, the daughter of the late William and Margaret A. (Nowacki) Jaschinsky. She graduated from the Hartford Hospital nursing program in 1956 and completed a degree in nursing home administration. She worked as a school nurse, nursing home management and visiting home healthcare for over 70 years. In addition she served on the Senior Citzen Committee for the Town of Bolton. She was an avid animal lover and gardener. She was a very generous, loving grandmother. Besides her beloved husband, she is survived by her children, Deborah A. Whitehead and her husband Lawrence Hennessy of Middlefield, David E. Whitehead of Jupiter, FL, and William C. Whitehead and his wife Linda of Bolton; and her grandchildren, Michael R. Callahan, Andrew Callahan, Lawrence J. Hennessy, William D. Whitehead and Cailin Whitehead. The family would like to extend their deepest appreciation for all of her caretakers who helped keep her comfortable during her illness. Relatives and friends are welcome to join the family from 5 to 7 PM on Thursday, March 14, 2019 at the Tolland Memorial Funeral Home, 375 Merrow Rd. (Rte. 195) Tolland, CT 06084. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 AM on Friday, March 15, 2019 at the Church of St. Maurice, 32 Hebron Rd., Bolton, CT 06043. Burial will follow at Bolton Center Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Connecticut Humane Society, 701 Russell Rd., Newington, CT 06111 or to the Alumni Association of Hartford Hospital School, Attention Education Fund, 80 Seymour St. Hartford, CT 06102. For online condolences please visit: www.pietrasfuneralhome.com
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  • Visitation

    Thursday, March 14th, 2019 | 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    When
    Thursday, March 14th, 2019 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    Location
    Tolland Memorial Funeral Home
    Address
    375 Merrow Road
    TOLLAND, CT 06084
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  • Service

    Friday, March 15th, 2019 | 11:00am
    When
    Friday, March 15th, 2019 11:00am
    Location
    St. Maurice Church
    Address
    32 Hebron Rd
    Bolton, 06043
  • Interment

    Location
    Bolton Center Cemetery
    Address
    Hebron Road
    BOLTON, CT
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Daniel Buckson

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Dear Dave, Bill, Linda and family, I am are so very sorry to hear of Dotty’s passing. She was a wonderful lady and helped people her entire life. I got to know her when we served together on the Bolton Senior Commission. Through her contributions on that Commission she help convince the town to build its first Senior Center. I will always remember her fondly and send my condolences to you and your family. Sincerely, Daniel Buckson and family. Bolton, CT
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