Newkirk & Whitney Funeral Home

318 Burnside Ave, East Hartford, CT


Dorothy Paribello

May 26, 1939January 1, 2020

Dorothy S. Paribello, 80, widow of Tony Paribello, of East Hartford, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020. She was born in Manhattan, New York and was the daughter of the late Howard and Madeline Speck. Dorothy will be remembered for the deep love she had for her family and friends. Dorothy had an early career at J. Walter Thompson Advertising in New York City before becoming a mother. She later worked as a church secretary for St. John's Episcopal Church in Vernon. Dorothy enjoyed spending time with her beloved grandchildren, reading, and knitting. She is survived by her son, Anthony Scott Paribello and his wife Martha of Vernon, her granddaughter Emerson and grandson Isaac as well as her daughter Kimberly Roth and grandson Christopher. A time of visitation will be held Saturday, Jan. 11, 2019 from 9:30-10:30am at Newkirk and Whitney Funeral Home, 318 Burnside Ave., East Hartford, followed by her funeral service at 11:00am in All Saints Church, 444 Hills St., East Hartford. Burial will follow in Hillside Cemetery, East Hartford. In lieu of flowers contributions in Dorothy's memory may be made to All Saints Episcopal Church of East Hartford. For directions or online messages, please visit www.newkirkandwhitney.com.


  • Calling Hour Saturday, January 11, 2020
  • Funeral Service Saturday, January 11, 2020
  • Burial Saturday, January 11, 2020


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Janet Pate

January 7, 2020

Scott words can’t wipe away your tears. Hugs won’t ease your pain, but holding on to your memories forever they’ll always remain.

Stuart and I are so sorry for your families loss. If we can ease your mind in anyway please let us know. We are here for you and Martha.
The Pates

Daryl Paribello

January 7, 2020

I'm so sorry to hear about the loss of your mom.
I remember my dad (uncle Tony's brother) and I visiting her and uncle Tony in Connecticut. We had a beautiful day and Dottie was very welcoming.
She was a lovely person.