Mrs. Dorothy J. Vanderwaal

January 22, 1934December 28, 2020

Dorothy Jean Vanderwaal, age 86, formerly of Chattanooga, passed away on Tuesday, December 28th, 2020, in Wildomar, California.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Anthony “Tony” Vanderwaal who she enjoyed traveling with.

Dorothy is survived by her children, Doug Vanderwaal, Brenda Wilson, Darrell Vanderwaal, Tony Vanderwaal, Terry Vanderwaal, Bruce Vanderwaal, Greg Vanderwaal, and Ruth Vanderwaal, several grandchildren, great grandchildren; siblings, Jerry and John English.

There will be no visitation at the funeral home.

Private graveside services for the family will be held on Thursday, January 14, at Lakewood Memorial Gardens, East.

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Arrangements are by the North Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory and Florist, 5401 Highway 153, Hixson, TN 37343.


  • Doug Vanerwaal, Son
  • Brenda Wilson, Daughter
  • Darrell Vanderwaal, Son
  • Tony Vanderwaal, Son
  • Terry Vanderwaal, Son
  • Bruce Vanderwaal, Son
  • Greg Vanderwaal, Son
  • Ruth Vanderwaal, Daughter
  • Jerry and John English, Siblings
  • Mrs. Vanderwaal is also survived by several grandchildren, and great grandchildren.


  • Graveside Services for Dorothy Vanderwaal

    Thursday, January 14, 2021



Mrs. Dorothy J. Vanderwaal

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Jennifer Green

January 14, 2021

Grandma u will be greatly and always missed. U were more to me than just my Grandma u were my best friend, my biggest fan, and the one person I had in my corner. I miss talking to u. I am glad that as u told me day before u were admitted to hospital u are ready to be with Grandpa in that big 18 wheeler and be waiting on us to join u two in heaven. I miss talking to u so much. I love u Grandma.❤️❤️❤️❤️🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻

Tiara Summer

January 12, 2021

My sweet Grandma. Oh how I miss your voice, your stories, your laugh. You impacted my life in so many ways. My heart is broken that you are gone and my life will never be the same. I love you and miss you so much. Until we meet again. 💜