1938 – 2019
N. Grosvenordale – Dorothy J. Gyte, 81, of Valley View Dr., the beloved wife of 60 years to Milton E. Gyte Jr., passed away Saturday, June 15, 2019, at Day Kimball Hospital. Born in Hammond, IN, she was the daughter of the late George and Dorothy (Long) Johnstone.
Mrs. Gyte worked for many years as a Registered Nurse mostly at Sequoia Hospital in Redwood City, CA. After moving to Connecticut in 1981 she became the owner of The Thompson Flower Shop in Thompson CT where she became fondly known as “The Flower Lady.” She enjoyed ceramics and making jewelry and trinkets as gifts for her family and friends and was a member of the “Jobs Daughters”.
Dorothy is survived by her husband, Milton E. Gyte, Jr.; her children, Milton E. Gyte, III of N. Grosvenordale, Matthew E. Gyte of Utah, Michelle Renee Levins of Oregon, and Jennifer R. Nordine of Arizona; and five adored grandchildren.
Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Dorothy’s family from 5:00p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 17, 2019, in the Valade Funeral Home and Crematory, 23 Main St., N. Grosvenordale. Memorial donations in Dorothy’s memory may be made to the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 417005, Boston, MA 02241. For memorial guestbook please visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.