Dorothy Van Edsinga
After a full and beautiful life, Dorothy Van Edsinga, 89, passed away peacefully in the company of her family on June 27, 2009. A long time resident of Milford and Matamoras, Dorothy lived in Cheshire, Connecticut for the past twenty months.
She was born in New York City on January 20, 1920, the daughter of Robert and Agnes Thomsen. Dorothy was pre-deceased by her beloved siblings, brother Robert, and sister Blanche.
She cherished her marriage of 55 years to her late husband, Richard. They loved their three children, daughters Frances, Susan (deceased), and son Dick. She was blessed with five grandchildren David, Richard, Eric, Russell, and Karly, and one great-granddaughter, Heaven. Dorothy also loved her niece and four nephews and their children.
She will be remembered for her warmth, generosity, and kindness to all.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, July 1, at 10:00 a.m. at St. Ann’s Church in Shohola. Memorial donations can be made to the American Cancer Society.