SPRINGFIELD — A memorial service for Patricia Graham Dolloff, 76, who died early Monday morning November 21, 2011 at the Mt. Ascutney Nursing Home in Windsor, will be held on Saturday December 3 at 11 a.m. at the North Springfield Baptist Church followed by a reception. Burial will be held in the Riverside Cemetery in Woodstock at 3 p.m.
Patricia was born on January 12, 1935 in Woodstock, the daughter of William J. and Julia (Lockwood) DeRosie.
Patricia lived most of her life in the Woodstock, Barnard, and Springfield area spending a brief time living in Long Beach California.
She worked for Springfield Dry Cleaners, the Hartness House Inn, and the Visiting Nurses Association and provided child care at her home and for 5 C Head Start. She was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary of the VFW and the North Springfield Baptist Church.
She is survived by four children; Michael T. Graham of Springfield, VT, Gary E. (Colleen) Graham of Weathersfield, VT, Jeffrey A. (Terry Shea) Graham of Laconia, NH (formerly of Springfield, VT), and Cynthia A. (Ken) Colburn of Lebanon, NH, eleven grandchildren: Todd (and Jill) Graham, Kelly (and Sean) Foulois, Shaun Graham, Samantha Snide, Katie (and Lorenzo) Van Horn, Leigh Anne (and Barry) Frosch, Stephanie (and Corey) Taylor, Ashley, Kristopher, and Kyle Colburn, seven great grandchildren; Conor, Keara and Delaney Foulois, Ava Van Horn, Broden and Brynn Frosch, and Grayson Luce, two brothers; Charles DeRosie of Alfred, ME, E. Edward (Betty) DeRosia of Bristol, CT, and a sister Myrtle Birsky of Weathersfield, VT. In addition to her parents she is pre deceased by a son B. Paige Graham, III, her husband James Dolloff, and two sisters; Florence Rowlee and Beverly Colston.
Memorial donations may be made to Vermont Sunshine, 318 Plateau Acres, Bradford, VT 05033 or the Paige Graham Memorial Fund, 20 Baker Heights, Springfield, 05156.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Cabot Funeral Home in Woodstock, VT. Condolences may be offered by visiting cabotfh.com.
This obituary first appeared in the November 23rd print edition of the Vermont Standard.
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