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Dorothy M. Deegan
  • In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to:
  • Animal Shelter of Schoharie Valley, Inc
    PO Box 40
    Howes Cave, NY 12092

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“Nice lady ”
1 of 11 | Posted by: Mark and Jeanne

“My sweet Dorothy, I will forever miss the sound of your laugh. I'll miss the way you tried to copy my "Pouty Face" and how you would dance, either in...Read More »
2 of 11 | Posted by: Kari Ross - Cobleskill, NY

“Dorothy, You have touched my life and I am forever grateful to have spent as much time with you as I was able to. I loved your sense of humor and the...Read More »
3 of 11 | Posted by: Angel - Cobleskill, NY

“I first met Dorothy when I joined the ARC Board. It was not long before we developed a friendship and discovered we shared the same birth date. We...Read More »
4 of 11 | Posted by: Bonnie Bowes - Richmondville, NY

“I have many found memories of of times when I would visit Albany at my Daughter and Son-law's home. I met her just before they were married. She ...Read More »
5 of 11 | Posted by: Mary Hormell - friend

“Dorothy, we will never forget your irrepressible spirit and generous heart. Thank you for all your kindness to our family! ”
6 of 11 | Posted by: Kate Ward - Boston, MA - Friend

“Dorothy was a very strong determined lady. With great perspective of others. She saw a lot and knew a lot. She had a great sense of humor and wit...Read More »
7 of 11 | Posted by: Roger and Janet H. Dietz - NY

“Rest peacefully Dorothy. Enjoy your eternal romp with Fifi! ”
8 of 11 | Posted by: Peter Hormell - Cambridge, NY

“For two months you called me DAMN FOOL. Then one day you called me by my name from then on I feel in love with your spunky attitude. I was so excited...Read More »
9 of 11 | Posted by: Jeannie Jo Balogh - Cobleskill, NY

“Dorothy I will greatly miss your smile and stories of your past. I can truly say that my life has been blessed by you having been a part of it. Your...Read More »
10 of 11 | Posted by: Gail Wright - Cobleskll, NY

“I only knew Dorthy for a short 6 months she truely touched the hearts of all those she crossed paths with i enjoyed sitting and talking with her she...Read More »
11 of 11 | Posted by: albert canelli - schoharie, NY


Cobleskill- Dorothy M. Deegan, 85, of Anthony Circle, died Tuesday, April 1, 2014, at her residence with her family at her side.

Born July 23, 1928 in New York City, she was the daughter of Joseph and Lillian Kearns.
Dorothy has lived in the Cobleskill area since the 1970's and had worked at Toe Path Industries in Schoharie.

She enjoyed puzzles, looking at books, shopping, and gardening.

Survivors include her close friends: Todd Smith and Mary Lou Garrett and her family of Cobleskill, Bob and Debbie Ward of Albany and their family, and Michael Pointon of Preston Hollow.

Dorothy's close friends express a special thank you to the wonderful and caring staff at Anthony Circle ARC Residential Home.

A Celebration of Life will be held from 6 to 7 PM on Monday, April 7, 2014 at Mereness-Putnam Funeral Home, 171 Elm St., Cobleskill. Burial will be private in Cobleskill Rural Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Animal Shelter of Schoharie Valley, Inc., PO Box 40, Howes Cave, NY 12092.