Dorothy G. Engel

April 22, 1935March 9, 2019

Engel, Dorothy(Dotty) Greenberg, born on April 22, 1935 to the late Herbert E. Greenberg and Rebecca(Radofsky) Greenberg, died peacefully on March 9, 2019.

Dotty grew up in Queens County, New York. She attended Hofstra University where she received her degree in Speech. She worked with special needs children for many years in New York City, and Greenwich, CT. She was a member of Rolling Hills Country Club where she enjoyed playing golf and dining with friends.

She is survived by Larry Engel, of Wilton, CT., her husband of nearly 62 years, a son, Douglas Engel of New Orleans,LA., a daughter, Liz Oravec and her husband Peter Oravec of Longmont, CO. She is also survived by two grandchildren, Tyler and Samantha Oravec as well as nieces, nephews, cousins and Doris Turkell who was her sister in law. In addition to her parents, she is predeceased by her brother, George Greenberg.

Dotty met her husband, Larry, when they were both counselors in summer camp.

Her family would like to thank the nurses and staff at Masonicare in Wallingford, CT. for their care and compassion

Services will be held at Leo P. Gallagher & Son Funeral Home 2900 Summer Street, Stamford, CT on March 13, 2019 at 2 PM. Interment to follow at Temple Beth El Cemetery located in Stamford, CT.

In lieu of flowers a memorial donation may be made to the Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C. 100 Raoul Wallenberg Place, SW, Washington, DC 20024-2126


  • Funeral Service Wednesday, March 13, 2019
  • Burial Wednesday, March 13, 2019

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