Dorothy L. MackJune 24,2013Dorothy L. Mack
BENNINGTON — Dorothy L. Mack, 86, a resident of Vermont Veterans Home in Bennington, died Saturday, June 22, 2013.
Born Jan. 30, 1927, in Brooklyn, N.Y., she was the daughter of Henry and Catherine (Doyle) Collyer and received her education locally.
She married Russell Mack on Jan. 18, 1947, in Connecticut. Mr. Mack died in 2010.
In earlier years, Mrs. Mack was employed at New York Telephone, her husband’s business, Remco, and later worked with her daughter at The Pea Pod in Bennington.
She served as Sunday school superintendent and teacher at Shaftsbury United Methodist Church and was active in the United Methodist Women group. She was also a member of the Eastern Star and the American Legion Women Auxiliary.
She enjoyed knitting, reading, cooking, and trips to Maine.
Survivors include two children, Catherine and Russell Mack of Bennington; three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Mrs. Mack was also predeceased by two brothers, Jerry and Robert Collyer.
The celebration of her life will be held at noon Wednesday, June 26, at Shaftsbury United Methodist Church Hall.
Memorial contributions may be made to Shaftsbury United Methodist Church or Second Chance Animal Shelter, in care of Mahar and Son Funeral Home, 628 Main St., Bennington, VT 05201.
For online condolences, visit www.maharandsonfuneralhome.net.
- Most Popular
- Most Emailed
- RICHARD'S POOR ALMANACK: On this day 1739, 'Richard Palmer' identified in prison at York Castle as the notorious outlaw DICK TURPIN; IN 1836, Battle of the Alamo begins near San Antonio de Bexar, Texas; 1896, the Tootsie Roll invented by LEO HIRSCHFELD.
- RICHARD'S POOR ALMANACK: On this day in 1472, Orkney, Shetland islands put up as collateral by Norway to Scotland in lieu of dowry for MARGARET OF DENMARK on her marriage with JAMES III, king of Scotland; 1962, JOHN GLENN first American to orbit Earth.
- TOMORROW'S HEADLINES TODAY: City mayoral candidates debate campaign issues; Hartford, Conn., woman still missing; Neal Goswami reports attempts to legislate suicide; local woman loses 100 pounds through TOPS program.
- RICHARD'S POOR ALMANACK: On this day in 1878, JOHN TUNSTALL murdered near Lincoln, New Mexico, by the outlaw JESSE EVANS; in 1930, ELM FARM OLLIE first cow to fly in aircraft, first to be milked airborne; 1955, nuke test WASP; '79, snow in Sahara.
- TOMORROW'S HEADLINES TODAY: Rutland Herald News Editor Alan J. Keays and staff writer Gordon Dritschilo discuss stories planned for the February 18, 2015, edition of the newspaper: Winter budgets maxed, legal marijuana, Springfield bank job, USPS slowdown
- RICHARD'S POOR ALMANACK: On this day in 1249 AD, ANDRE of LONGJUMEAU is dispatched by LOUIS IX of France to meet the KHAGAN, ruler of the Mongol Empire; in 1804, during 1st Barbary War, STEPHEN DECATUR scuttles the pirate-held USS Philadelphia in Tripoli.