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Dorothy M. Riedy

Dorothy M. Riedy, 89, of Norwalk, died Sunday, October 28, 2012 surrounded by her family. She was born September 13, 1923, in Bellevue, to the late Joseph and Florence (Hoy) Meyer. Dorothy lived most of her life in New London.

She graduated from Bellevue High School in 1941. Dorothy was a member of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, Alter and Rosary Society.

She is survived by her children, Patricia (Richard) Sirman of Lakeland, Florida, Richard (Darcy) Riedy of Scottsdale, Arizona, Linda (Vernon) Chill of Sandusky, Susan (John) Porter of New London, Sandra (David) Zitner of Milan, David (Barbara) Riedy of New London and Daniel (Lori) Riedy of Bellevue; 20 grandchildren and nine great grandchildren; she is also survived by her sisters, Shirley Cooke, Vivian Jett and Doris Ovall.

Dorothy was preceded in death by her husband, Melvin B.; daughter, Virginia R.; grandson, Kyle R.; siblings, Wilbur Meyer, Gordon Meyer, Margery Deppen, Evelyn Glumm, Eileen Popke and Phyllis Howard.

Visitation for family and friends will be held from 5 to 8 P.M., Sunday, November 4, 2012, with a Rosary service beginning at 8 P.M. at Eastman Funeral Home, 200 West Main Street, New London. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 A.M., Monday, November 5, 23012 at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, 18 Park Avenue, New London, with Rev. Doug Taylor officiating. Burial will follow in Holy Cross Cemetery, New London.

Memorial donations in Dorothys name may be given to St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital, Memorial and Honor Program-F, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-1905.

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