Dorothy L. (Robetor) Field, 91

Dorothy L. (Robetor) Field, 91, of Railroad Avenue, passed away on Wednesday, July 16, 2008 at the Glens Falls Hospital after a short illness.


Born on December 20, 1916 in Whitehall, she was the daughter of the late Robert and Mary (Rodd) Robetor.


Dorothy worked for the Lake Champlain Spinners in Whitehall and International Paper in Ticonderoga where she was a quarter century member.


She was a communicant of Our Lady of Hope Roman Catholic Church in Whitehall.  She enjoyed spending time with her family, fishing on Lake Champlain, playing pinochle, going to senior meals, reading and gardening.


Dorothy was married on October 27, 1933 to her caring husband, Burgess Raymond Field.  They celebrated 57 years of marriage before his passing on January 16, 1990.


Besides her parents and her husband, she is predeceased by three brothers and one sister.


Dorothy, loving mother of five children, is survived by Dorothy L. (Mitzie) Nolette and her husband, Marvin of Whitehall, Burgess R. Field Jr and his wife, Mary of Ticonderoga, Frances M. Anderson and her late husband, Donald of Florida, Robert E. Field of South Carolina and Leonard A. Field and his wife, Sherri of Whitehall; one brother, Eugene Robetor and his wife, Marguerite of Whitehall; proud grandmother of 18 grandchildren and 35 great grandchildren.


A memorial service will be conducted on Monday, July 21, 2008 at 11:00 AM at Our Lady of Hope Roman Catholic Church in Whitehall with the Rev. Michael Flannery, Pastor, officiating.

Interment will follow at Our Lady of Angels Cemetery in Whitehall.


There will be no calling hours.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Jillson Funeral Home, Inc., 46 Williams Street, Whitehall, New York 12887.




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