OGDENSBURG -- Funeral services for Dorothy A. Duvall, age 87, will be held privately for her family on Tuesday, February 6, 2018, at the Fox & Murray Funeral Home.
Burial will be in the spring at White Church Cemetery in Lisbon.
Dorothy passed away on Sunday morning, February 4, 2018, at the St. Joseph’s Home surrounded by her loving family.
Surviving are her children, Judith Newtown & her husband, Thomas of Ogdensburg, Lester Duvall Jr & his companion, Linda Compo of Ogdensburg, Hon. Roger Duvall of Theresa, Debra Crayford of Heuvelton and Douglas Duvall of Ogdensburg; 13 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; a brother, David “George” Perkins of Ogdensburg; and sister, Cathy David of Ogdensburg.
She was predeceased by her parents, Howard & Rose Perkins; a daughter, Terry Lynn Duvall; a brother, Howard Perkins; grandchildren, Scott Ormsbee and Jodi Klownoski; great-grandchildren Sagelyn & Gracie Duvall; and her former husband, Lester M. Duvall.
Dorothy was born on July 9, 1930, in Lisbon, the daughter of Howard C. and Rose A. (Curry) Perkins.
She graduated from Ogdensburg Free Academy and later married Lester M. Duvall on December 18, 1948.
During her career she was employed at J.J. Newberry’s, General Electric in Syracuse, Newell Manufacturing, Agway Inc. and later at the Ogdensburg Journal as a typist until age 74. She retired in 2005.
She was a member of the First Congregational Church in Ogdensburg and former member of the Rensselaer Falls Volunteer Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary.
Dorothy enjoyed spending time playing bingo, watching the NY Mets, bowling and spending time with her family.
Memorial contributions can be made to the St. Joseph’s Home Activities Fund, 950 Linden Street, Ogdensburg, NY 13669.
Condolences can also be shared online at www.foxandmurrayfuneralhome.com.