MIDDLETOWN, RI —
Dorothy D. St. Denny, age 94, formerly of Lewiston, died Tuesday (June 11, 2013) in the Grand Islander Center in Middletown, RI.
Dorothy was born July 4, 1918 in Corning, NY, the daughter of the late Oran A. and Martha B. (Barenthaler) Dann. She was a graduate of Niagara Falls High School and on August 26, 1938, she married Maurice K. "Moe" St. Denny. They lived in Niagara Falls for many years where they owned and operated Cataract Glass Co., Inc. After selling their business, Dorothy became Office Manager at the Niagara Frontier Country Club and served in that position for over 15 years. Moe predeceased her on August 7, 2003.
Dorothy enjoyed golfing, bowling, the casino, reading and knitting. She was a lifetime member of the Niagara Frontier Country Club and had bowled with the Tuesday & Wednesday Night Ladies at Frontier and Beverly Lanes. Dorothy was also a former member of St. Peter's RC Church in Lewiston and a 50-year member of the LaSalle Yacht Club in Niagara Falls.
She is survived by her daughters, Judith Mangan and Susan St. Denny, both of Sarasota, FL, and Patricia D. King of Jamestown, RI; her grandchildren, Donald King III, Pamela King, William, Maurice and Thomas Mangan, Margaret Matthews, Catherine Oakes, Jennifer and Christian Hanns; and 16 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by two grandsons, Lawrence Mangan and Jeffrey Hanns; and a brother, James O. Dann.
Friends may call at HARDISON FUNERAL HOME, N. Fourth & Ridge Streets, Lewiston, on Sunday from 3-7 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, June 17, at 10:00 AM in St. Peter's RC Church, 600 Center St., Lewiston, with the Rev. Michael Zuffolettto officiating.(Please assemble at church.) Entombment will follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Lewiston. Memorials may be made to Niagara Hospice, 4675 Sunset Dr., Lockport, NY 14094; or to the Alzheimer's Assoc. of WNY, 2805 Wherle Dr., Suite 6, Williamsville, NY 14221.
Please visit www.hardisonfuneralhomes.com for online registry.