Dorothy Lois Saunders

February 23, 1927October 30, 2018

Dorothy L. Saunders (Hojaboom), 91, of Old Lyme passed away on Tuesday, October 30, 2018 surrounded by her family.

Dorothy was born on February 23, 1927 in Loudon, NH to Clarence and Minnie Hojaboom. She is predeceased by her husband, Francis Saunders, Sr.

Dorothy is survived by her sons, Francis J. Saunders Jr. and his wife Rose (Stepp) Saunders and Donald A Saunders Sr. and his partner Bonnie Evers; grandchildren Frances Parker, Dianna Heil, Frank Saunders Sr. and his wife Reva, Justin Videll and his wife Ashley, Karen Yuhas, Donald Saunders Jr., Richard Huntley Jr. and his wife Kim, Christina Briggs and husband Jason and Melissa Huntley; great-grandchildren Jonathan Saunders and his fiancé Jennifer, Ashley Millett, Tory Parker, Daniel Parker, Christopher Heil, Victoria Heil, Destiny Heil, Monica Saunders, Frank Saunders Jr. and his fiancé Jill, Joshua Saunders, Austin Saunders, Wyatt Saunders, Brandon Videll, Jason Videll, Jackson Videll, Joshua Huntley, Austin Shirley, Kyle Huntley, Shane Huntley, Drew Carroll Jr., Allison Carroll as well as her brother George Hojaboom. She was predeceased by her loving husband Francis Saunders, Sr. as well as her brother Frank Hojaboom and sister Esther Enger.

Burial will be private at the convenience of the family. Fulton-Theroux Funeral Home, Old Lyme, is handing the arrangements.


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Donna Crosier

November 7, 2018

I'm so sorry to hear of your loss. Your mom was a kind and sweet lady!

Joanne Swaney stone

November 5, 2018

As children we were at her house almost every Sunday afternoon. She was a sweet soft gentle lady. Fond memories of those Sundays.

Susan Jones

November 5, 2018

I remember the first time I met your mom Donnie. She invited me to stay for dinner with you guys. She was such an amazing person. She had such a warm heart and soul. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.