Dorothy Newsom


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Dorothy Newsom Stafford

Aug 25 1925 - Jan 29 2010

Dorothy Newsom Stafford, age 84, of Fairview, Texas, passed away January 29, 2010, in Allen, Texas. Dorothy was born August 25, 1925, in Denver, Colorado, to Walter and May (Lyons) Newsom. She married Thomas Stafford on May 11, 1946, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Dorothy was a member of the P.E.O. and the D.A.R. (Daughters of the American Revolution). She was also active in the Women’s Auxiliary of the Abington Memorial Hospital. Dorothy loved her family and friends, as well as, decorating, sewing, and reading. She is survived by her husband, Thomas Stafford of Fairview, Texas; son, Douglas Stafford and wife, Loretta of Plano, Texas; grandson, Kevin Eaton of Baltimore, Maryland; nephew, Paul Buckley and wife, Paula of Smyra, Delaware; and a host of other loving family and friends. A memorial service will be held at 4:00 p.m., Wednesday, February 3, 2010, at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Chapel in Allen, Texas. Family and friends in the Philadelphia area are invited to a memorial service at 1:00 p.m., Saturday, February 20, 2010, at the First Presbyterian Church in Springfield, 1710 Bethlehem Pike, Flourtown, Pennsylvania 19031, (215)233-3223. Memorial donations may be made to Doctors Without Borders, Haiti Relief Effort, or the PEO Chapter IH c/o Ann Williams 2703 Bordeaux Drive, McKinney, Texas 75070.
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