Dorothy Flint York

LAKE HAVASU CITY, ARIZ. — Dorothy Flint York passed away May 14, 2011, in Lake Havasu City, Ariz., at the age of 95. She was born July 2, 1915. For the past six years Dorothy has resided with her daughters, Beverly Poole and Shirley Robinson, in Lake Havasu City. Dorothy was born in Trenton to George Flint Dodge and Beatrice Marion Dolliver Dodge.

After graduating Ellsworth High School, Dorothy went on to become a registered nurse training at the Deaconess Hospital School of Nursing in Boston, Mass. For 90 years Dorothy lived in the Ellsworth area, where she worked and reared her family. For nearly 50 years Dorothy resided in Trenton, across the road from where she was born. Dorothy was a daughter, a wife, a mother, a sister, an aunt, a grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great grandmother.

She was preceded in death by her husband, George York; her parents, Beatrice and George Dodge; and brother, Ernest Dodge. Dorothy leaves behind her four children, Shirley Robinson of Lake Havasu City, Wilbur York of Ellsworth, Beverly Poole of Lake Havasu City and Kay Murray and her husband, Tom, of Rochester, N.Y.; as well as her brother, James Dodge and his wife, Betty, of Lake Havasu City. She also leaves behind 11 grandchildren, more than 40 great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren, as well as nieces and nephews. Dorothy will be dearly missed by all, especially her family.

Calling hours will be held 3 to 4 p.m. Wednesday, May 25, 2011, at Jordan-Fernald, 113 Franklin St., Ellsworth. A funeral service will take place 11 a.m. Thursday, May 26, 2011, at the funeral home, followed by the burial at Woodbine Cemetery. Thoughts and condolences may be submitted to the family at or Arrangements were placed under the care of Lietz-Fraze Funeral Home & Crematory.

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