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.
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