- November 8, 1922 - September 12, 2016
- Venice, Florida
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Suzanne was born on November 8, 1922 and passed away on Monday, September 12, 2016.
Suzanne was a resident of Venice, Florida at the time of her passing.
Dorothy served as a SPAR, one of the first women to serve in the U.S. Coast Guard during W.W.II from 1943 to 1946. Passionate with her branch of service, she remained an active member of the Coast Guard Auxiliary until her passing. She served as Chaplain and Historian for the Dolphins Women's Veterans Organization and volunteered 25 years with the Senior Friendship Center. She also volunteered with the Red Cross during times of tragedy in Florida.
She was married to Harold J. Kurtz.
Friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Sunday, Sept.18th from 4 to 6 PM at Farley Funeral Home located at 5900 S. Biscayne Drive in North Port. There will be a Mass of Christian Burial on Monday, Sept. 19th at 10 AM held at San Pedro Catholic Church 14380 Tamiami Trail in North Port. A graveside service with military honors will follow at Venice Memorial Gardens 1950 Center Road in Venice.Visitation
Date: Sunday, September 18, 2016
Time: 04:00 pm
End Time: 06:00 pm
Farley Funeral Home - North Port
5900 South Biscayne Drive
North Port, FL 34287
(941) 426-2880Date: Monday, September 19, 2016
Time: 10:00 am
San Pedro Catholic Church
14380 Tamiami Trail
North Port, FL 34287Date: Monday, September 19, 2016
Venice Memorial Gardens
1950 Center Road
Venice, FL 34292
(941) 493-4246 | Map.
Any donations can be sent to The Coast Guard Foundation, a charity held very closely to Dorothy's heart.