W hitehall-Dorothy Mae (Norton) DiResta 92, of Rock Avenue went in the arms of the Lord on Tuesday June 25, 2019.

She was born on April 23, 1927 in Whitehall, the daughter of the late Ralph Norton and Gladys Busteed Godfrey.

Dorothy started her work career at the age of 17 at the Whitehall Silk Mill and later was employed at EB Metals in Whitehall. After her retirement Dorothy work part time at the Skenesborough Museum. She was also a Volunteer working Friday night bingo the Whitehall Elks Lodge. She and her husband Jimmy, planned many Bus trips through the Elks. Dorothy became a volunteer at the Skene Manor and helped there for 20 Years and made many close friends.

Besides her parents she is predeceased by her husband of over 50 years James V. DiResta and a Grandson Timothy J. DiResta.

Survivors include her two sons Jay DiResta and Donald DiResta and his wife Tina, a Sister Pat Kilmer and her husband George, a brother George (Jigger) Godfrey, Grandchildren: Kristyna DiResta, Angie (Jarod) Varney, Tonya (Bill) Varney, Justin (Alexis) Bombard, Julie (Andre) Hagadorn, Jackie (Evan) Raino, and Katlian Barrant.  Several Great Grand Children Vincent and Caleb, Jayce and Amilia, Lucas, Constance, Colm, Alec and Ean, Anastasia and Andre and a loving and caring friend Lorraine Bowen.

The family would like to thank High Peaks Hospice, especially Stacy for her great care and help in this difficult times.

Family and friends may call from 6pm to 9pm on Friday June 28, 2019 at the Jillson Funeral Home Inc. 46 Williams Street, Whitehall NY   A Catholic Funeral Liturgy service will be conducted at 1pm on Saturday June 29 2019 at the funeral Home, committal will follow in the Our Lady of Angels Cemetery.

The family has suggested that Contribution’s in Dorothy’s name may be sent to the Skene Manor 8 Potters Drive, Whitehall New York 12887.

A Time of fellowship and refreshments will follow the burial at the Skene Manor.

Online condolences may be made at www.jillsonfuneralhome.com

Comments

comments


Read more in this week's Times in newsstands now or click here to read right now with our e-edition.

Supervisors change county budget officer

The Washington County Board of Supervisors

By PJ Ferguson This morning’s special Washington County Board of Supervisors meeting was wrapped in under 10 minutes, however, with […]

Obituary: Gladys M. Monger

Monger obit photo

West Pawlet, VT – Gladys Monger, 90 years old, passed away on May 25, 2020. She was born in Granville, […]

Obituary: Ruth A. Beckett

Ruth A Beckett obit photo

Ruth A. Beckett, 93, went to be with the Lord on May 21, 2020. She is survived by a daughter, Joan […]

State budget shortfalls will have minimal impact on village, town

granville

By Matthew Saari While public schools across the state sweat and ponder how much state money they will receive for […]

Canal to open – but not here, Lock 12 shut down till August

Canal Open

By PJ Ferguson The New York State Canal Corporation is targeting to open all locks along the Champlain Canal on […]

Boat memorial restored

Boat memorial

By PJ Ferguson Members of American Legion Post 83 helped to rebuild the boat memorial that stands on the corner […]

Tax deadline extended for village residents

granville

By Matthew Saari Residents of the village of Granville will have an additional three weeks to submit their annual property […]

Village OK sought for power line; hearing on June 16

tdi route

By PJ Ferguson   A new project could bring in excess of $200,000 in additional property taxes per year to […]

Amanda Peet plays housewife turned murderer

DIRTY JOHN -- "No Fault" Episode 201 -- Pictured: (l-r) -- (Photo by: Isabella Vosmikova/USA Network)

By Barb Oates One of the most important things about a divorce is learning to pick your battles. For Betty […]

Ask Matt: Why is ‘celebrity’ so overused in show titles?

TVG_Ask_Matt

By Matt Roush Question: It’s tiring to see the use of “star” and “celebrity” in show titles. I clicked on […]

Obituary: Amy R. Phipps

Amy Phipps obit photo

Amy R. Phipps 73, passed away at St. John’s Hospital in Springfield Illinois on Tuesday April 28, 2020. Amy was […]

Obituary: James Eli McKeighan

James Eli McKeighan obit photo

Rupert-James Eli McKeighan, 89, of Rupert, passed away Thursday, May 21, 2020 at the Southwestern Vermont Medical Center in Bennington. […]