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Dorothy Gersten

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Dorothy was born on March 8, 1919 and passed away on Wednesday, January 24, 2018.

Dorothy was a resident of New York at the time of passing.

At the age of 4, she came to the United States with her family and settled in St. Paul, Minnesota, where she excelled as a student and attended the University of Minnesota.

Following her adventurous spirit, she moved to Los Angeles to be on her own, and soon thereafter, joined the Navy as a WAVE to serve her country during World War II.

A graveside funeral service will take place on Sunday, January 28, 2018 at 12:00 noon at the Landfield Avenue Synagogue Cemetery, Old Thompson Road, Monticello, NY with Rabbi Yakkov Barros officiating.

Memorial contributions in Dorothy's name may me made to Meals on Wheels of Sullivan County c/o Office for the Aging, 100 North Street , P.O. Box 5012 , Monticello, NY 12701 or to the American Macular Degeneration Foundation, PO Box 515, Northampton, MA 01061-0515 Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Joseph N. Garlick Funeral Home - Monticello; to leave a condolence for the family please visit www.josephngarlickfuneralhome.com.