Dorothy G. Brander, 88, of Ogdensburg, died on April 4, 2014, at her home.
The Allen-Nichols Funeral Home, Ogdensburg is entrusted with arrangements.
Dorothy made the generous gift of herself to science.
She is survived by her sons, Lewis and his wife Holly Brander of Ogdensburg, Larry and Marilyn Brander of Lisbon, Dale and his wife Susan Brander of Canton; brothers Leon LaRock of Ogdensburg, Paul LaRock of Massena; sisters Irene Holland of Waddington, Barbara Goult of Ogdensburg, Pauline Wing of Ogdensburg; seven grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by a daughter, Darlene Brander Holden; brothers Wesley LaRock, Junior LaRock; sisters Rachael Beldock, Beverly Wells, Florence Bogart, and Katherine Harper.
Dorothy was born in the Town of Oswegatchie, on July 14, 1925, the daughter of Maurice and Arene Peters LaRock; she graduated from Lisbon Central School.
She married Lewis Brander on November 6, 1943 at White Church Congregational Church, Reverend John Edgar officiating. Mr. Brander died on February 24, 1982. She was a sales clerk at Stanley Dwyer Hardware in Lisbon and was a receptionist and secretary at the office of Dr. Robert Thompson in Lisbon.
Dorothy was a member of the White Church Congregational Church, AMVETS Post 19, and ladies auxiliary for over 20 years, Lisbon Grange for over 25 years, and the Order of Eastern Star. She enjoyed gardening, sewing, knitting, crocheting, cooking and taking care of her home.
In lieu of flowers contributions can be made to Hospice and Palliative Care of St. Lawrence Valley. Dorothy’s family would to express a special thanks to all of the people at Hospice for their care and understanding.
Online condolences can be made at www.allennicholsfuneralhome.com.
Thursday, July 2, 2015, Watertown, NY
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