Dorothy R. Thornes

Died: Tue., Aug. 22, 2017


10:00 AM to 11:00 AM, Sat., Sep. 02, 2017
Location: St. Gabriel's Catholic Church

Mass of Christian Burial

11:00 AM Sat., Sep. 02, 2017
Location: St. Gabriel's Catholic Church

Interment Following Funeral Service

Sat., Sep. 02, 2017
Location: Gate of Heaven Cemetery

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Dorothy "Dottie" R. Thornes, 92, has transistioned peacefully to her Heavenly home. Dottie was a native Washingtonian.
She is survived by her son, Barry; daughter-in-law, Joan; grandchildren and great-grandchildren; brother, Rick Herring; a host of other family members and treasured friends.

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Bob Eldridge
   Posted Mon August 28, 2017
I had the privilege of being a work colleague with Dottie for many years and admired her work ethic and leadership skills. She was a wonderful role model
for our employees. May she rest in peace.

Lenora R Fuller-McCall
   Posted Mon August 28, 2017
I wish to extend my sincere condolences to the family. I remember Dottie as a hardworking, dedicated member of St. Gabriel's Church family who contributed mightily to church fundraisers and special events. She had a wonderful smile and engaging laugh and a heart of gold. May God grant you all His Peace and Comfort. She will be greatly missed.

   Posted Tue August 29, 2017
Dear Family, I'm so sorry to hear of the loss of your loved one. My sincere condolences to you. May you think of the many beautiful memories that you shared with Mrs.Dorothy, and cherish those precious moments. May the God of all comfort caress your heart with his living promise to one day reunite you together again in the future paradise mentioned at Revelation 21: 4,5. Our Dear Heavenly Father Jehovah (Psalms 83:18 )knows the many tears you cry and he will sustain you if you let him. I was thinking of you and hoping that you can find comfort during this difficult time.

Pattie Booker Kindsvater
   Posted Tue August 29, 2017
Dottie hired me and many others, for whom she was a mentor of great wisdom and confidant throughout our careers. She expected great things from us and showed us the way. She was a pioneer, a pathmaker, a patriot, a great lady. She fostered a whole generation of leaders who have in turn passed on her legacy to others. I hope her family is aware of what a difference she made in this world.