Dorothy “Dottie” Jarvis
1939 – 2011
North Grosvenordale – Dorothy (Downey) Jarvis, 72, of Holmes St., died Monday, July 18, 2011 in her home. Born in Worcester, MA, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Helen (King) Downey.
Mrs. Jarvis worked as a nurse for Hubbard Memorial Hospital, V.A. Hospital in Newington, CT, and Harrington Memorial Hospital in Southbridge, MA. She was a member of the Danielson Lions Club. Dottie loved caring for animals and was involved with P.A.W.S. (Pound Animals are Worth Saving).
Dottie is survived by her sons, Charles W. John and his wife Renee of Bronxville, NY, and Peter W. John, II and his wife Cynthia of Woodstock; her daughter Connie Crowell and her husband David of Greenville, RI; her brother William Downey of Worcester; a step brother John Belanger; and her grandchildren Amanda Crowell, Matthew John, Gavin John, and Nathan John. She was predeceased by her brother, the late Donald Belanger.
Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Dottie’s family at 11:00 am on Saturday, July 30, 2011 for a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Mary Church of the Visitation. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.
Memorial donations, may be made to P.A.W.S, P.O. Box 66, South Woodstock, CT 06267, or to The Humane Society of the United States, Dept H01EE110501001, 2100 L Street NW, Washington, DC 20037.