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In loving memory of
Dorothy Wood
  • April 28, 1921
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  • January 06, 2022

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Dorothy L Wood of Orlando, Fla, known to her friends & family as ‘Dottie’ passed away January 6, 2022 four months short of her 101st birthday. Dottie was born on April 28, 1921 in Baltimore, Maryland to the late Roland S Marshall, Sr., and the late Louise J Byrum. She was the widow of Robert (Bob) H Wood, Jr, who passed away in May 2019. She is survived by their two daughters Barbara Lobsinger of Winter Springs, FL and Janie Aguirre of Jamestown, NC & Dottie’s two grandsons James R Lobsinger of Winter Springs, FL and Quinn R Aguirre of Concord, CA.  Dottie grew up in Baltimore, Maryland where she graduated from Towson High School in 1938.  Before marrying Bob, Dottie worked as a telephone operator at the Chesapeake and Potomac Telephone Company of Maryland.  Dottie and Bob were married June 8th, 1941 at which time she then focused on being a homemaker tending their daughters and their home.  Dottie and Bob moved to the Orlando area in 1957 as part of the Martin Marietta expansion.  After moving to Orlando, she served her community as a volunteer at the Orlando Health from the time it was known as Lucerne Hospital.  As time passed, Dottie volunteered for more than 20 years at the Hubbard House affiliated with the hospital.  She also served her church family by singing in the choir and serving as a deacon.  Dottie was an avid quilter and belonged to several quilt groups – Quilting with Grace and Castle Quilters.

A Memorial Service will be held at Grace Covenant Presbyterian Church located at 1655 Peel Avenue, Orlando, FL 32806 later at which time the family will greet friends and acquaintances.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the American Breast Cancer Society.

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  1. Paula Lawrence says:
    13 Jan 2022
    Dottie was only known to me through her daughter Janie. I work with this wonderful lady. She spoke about her mom often in the past few years. A spit fire (full of herself for those not from the south) for sure. I wish I could have met her. I know I would have loved her ! She seemed to be just like Janie ! My thoughts and prayers go out to the family and close caregivers she had. Remember this: "memories are forever and can't die or be taken away". They are yours, so rely on them to make you smile about this wonderful lady who had a full life.

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