Dorothy E. (Hurlbutt) Tears

January 18, 2020
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Stanley- Dorothy E. (Hurlbutt) Tears, loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother passed into the arms of her Lord and Savior early Saturday morning, January 18, 2020 at her home.

Friends may call at Kenneth J. Perkins Funeral Home, Inc., Gorham, NY on Tuesday (Jan. 21, 2020) from 6-8 p.m. On Wednesday (Jan. 22, 2020) at 11:00 a.m. a Praise Memorial Service will be held at Middlesex Baptist Church, Middlesex, NY.

Dorothy was born in Canandaigua to the late Reverend Clyde J. & Ethel A. Hurlbutt on November 9, 1929. She attended grade schools in Mount Vision and East Poestenkill, NY and graduated from Gorham Central School in 1946.

Dorothy worked at LeTourneau Christian Camp as Secretary, as a seasonal worker at NYS Experiment Station, Maxwell, Bowden & Rice Nurseries in Geneva, and full time at Labelon Corp. in Canandaigua. She also worked full time in the office of Comstock Foods in Rushville and as payroll clerk in Seneca Foods in Geneva.

She was an active member of Middlesex Baptist Church serving as Pianist and Assistant Treasurer in former years.

She is survived by 6 children, Juanita (Andy) Condon of Stanley, NY, Nadine (John) Michaud of Norfolk, NY, Penelope (Garry) Waugh of Penn Yan, NY, Kimberly (Steven) Weaver of Rochester, NY, Dennis (Beth) Tears of Honeoye, NY, and Shawn (Sam) Ingandello of Geneva, NY; a daughter-in-law, Karen Tears of Canandaigua, NY; 18 grandchildren and 29 great grandchildren. She was pre-deceased by her son Fenton in 2015, her parents Clyde & Ethel Hurlbutt, and her brother Milton.

Memorial contributions may be made to LeTourneau Christian Center, 4950 County Road 11, Rushville, NY 14544 or Middlesex Baptist Church, PO Box 57, Middlesex, NY 14507.

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