Cape Gazette

Dorothy ‘Dottie’ Webster, retired saleswoman

Sep 27, 2012

Dorothy "Dottie" G. Webster, 90, of Milton, passed away peacefully Sunday, Sept. 23, 2012, at Kent General Hospital, Dover.  She was born May 31, 1922, in Helena, Mont., daughter of the late Nelson Fisk and Dorothy (Mills) Graves.  She was also preceded in death by her grandson, Darrell Emery, in 2011.

Mrs. Webster lived most of her life in the Washington, D.C. area, moving from Bethesda, Md. in 1996 to Delaware with her daughter and family; her most recent residence was Emeritus at Dover, Assisted Living.  While attending the University of Maryland, Dottie was a sister in Alpha Xi Delta Sorority, Beta Eta Chapter.  Dottie enjoyed a 30-year career as a sales representative for Woodward & Lothrop Department Stores, Chevy Chase, Md.  After retiring, she worked for Bruce's Variety Store in Bethesda.  Dottie loved shopping, sitting on the beach and on her back porch.  Her favorite pastime was spending time with her beloved grandson Darrell.  She was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.

She is survived by her daughter, Nancy W. Emery and husband Bill of Milton; granddaughter, Jennifer Emery Kropp and husband Bryan of Perkasie, Pa.; and great-grandson, Nathan Kropp.

Services will be held at a later date.  Arrangements by Parsell Funeral Homes & Crematorium, Lewes.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to the Alzheimer's Association, Delaware Valley Chapter, 399 Market Street, Ste. 102, Philadelphia, PA 19106.

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