Swan Funeral Home

80 East Main Street, Clinton, CT


Dorothy Elizabeth Bedle

October 8, 1923September 8, 2017

Dorothy Elizabeth Bedle passed away September 8th at 93 years old. She was born 10/8/1923 in a town called Home, Kansas to Clyde and Elizabeth Jones. Dorothy enjoyed many crafts including crochet and quilting in addition to gardening and golf. She liked to reminisce about growing up on a farm in rural Kansas and her time spent as a nurse in the military based in Burtonwood, England. In her later years she traveled overseas with her husband Craig and had fond memories of their many trips together.

Dorothy was predeceased by her husband, Craig. She leaves behind daughters Kim Robey (Peter) of Clinton, CT and NYC and Lynn MacPartland (Peter) of Branford, CT, grandson Michael Robey of Boston, MA, a sister Mary Lou Hanley of Renton, Washington as well as her devoted caregiver, Tenesia Price of Woodbridge, CT.

Dorothy spent the last 15 years of her long life at Chester Village West, in Chester, CT. The family would like to thank the staff for their kindness and caring throughout the years. Interment at Arlington Cemetery is planned and a family gathering of celebration will be held at a later date.


Dorothy Elizabeth Bedle

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