Dorothy F. (Prescott) Verry, 93, passed away on Aug. 26, 2012 in Davenport.
Dorothy was born on Sept. 1, 1918 in Upton, Mass., to the late Alfred and Eunice (Blake) Prescott while her father was in France fighting in World War I.
Dorothy was totally devoted to her family, married to her late husband for 63 years and together raising five children. She loved children, animals, nature's beauty and swimming. Dorothy's quick humor and kindness will be missed by her family and friends.
She is survived by a daughter, Cheryl (Kevin) with whom she made her home for 11 years in Sherman, N.Y.; sons, Donald (Linda) Verry of Santee, Calif., George (Mary Cashman) Verry of Davenport, Iowa and Lawrence (Diane) Verry of Chula Vista, Calif.; grandson, Timothy (Janet) Verry of North Olmsted, Ohio; five great-grandchildren, Kyra and Thea Verry of North Olmsted, Ohio and Hana, Sara and Natalie Verry from Everson, Wash.; daughter-in-law, Francis Verry Seymour of Ohio; stepsister, Judy Robinson of Rutland, Mass.; sisters-in-law, Barthelene Wadja of Chelmsford, Mass., and Gwen Grann of Newport, News, Va.; nieces, Gloria Kuzminskas of Glastonbury, Conn., and Donna Rene Verry of Decatur, Ill.; nephews, William Letsky of Palm Coast, Fla., Alan Wadja of Chelmsford, Mass., Robert Wadja of Wellesly, Mass., and Fredrick Verry of Newport News, Va.
Dorothy was predeceased by her husband Arthur B. Verry of Jamestown, N.Y., in 2001; a son, Frederick Verry; grandsons, Michael and Jeffery Verry; a sister, Eleanor Letsky; a brother, Alfred Prescott, Jr.; and brothers-in-law, Stephen Letsky, Frederick Verry and John Wadja.
Burial will be at a later date in Sunset Hill Cemetery. Memorials may be given to the Chautauqua County Humane Society, a local children's home or a charity of one's choice.