Dansville: Dorothy “Dot” Dewey, age 91 years, passed peacefully on October 3, 2017 at the Conesus Lake Nursing Home, Livonia, NY.
Dot was predeceased by her husband Philip L. Dewey and her sister-in-law Beverly “Sharon” Shaver. She is survived by her siblings; Norma Jesmer, Robert Shaver, and William Shaver all of Dansville and many nieces & nephews.
Dorothy was born on November 17, 1925 in Dansville, NY to parents Clare and Alice (Hughes) Shaver. She attended Dansville High School and later attended Alfred State College where she met Philip Dewey, who she later married. Dot worked for the IRS and later worked for US Customs and Border Protection in Buffalo, NY, from which she retired. While she was there her husband Phil worked on the railroad in Buffalo, first the Erie Railroad and then the Erie – Lackawanna Railroad. After they both retired they moved to the warm weather in Stewart, Florida for many years. After Phil passed Dot returned to Dansville to be around family. She loved her family dearly, especially her husband Phil.
No funeral services will be held. A private interment will take place at Bath National Cemetery, Bath, NY. To send a condolence or share a memory please visit: www.doughertyfuneralhomes.com