OBITUARY

Dorothy M. DeForest

April 16, 1939July 31, 2022
Obituary of Dorothy M. DeForest

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Harmon Funeral Home

Dorothy Marie Pietracatella Deforest was born on Staten Island, New York, on April 16th, 1939. She was the daughter of John and Marie Pietracatella, and sister to the late James and John. She passed peacefully in her home on July 31st. After graduating from Curtis High School, she married Jerome DeForest and they raised 3 tremendous children in their Bard Avenue home. After retiring as a secretary for 2 Borough Presidents, Dot and Jerry retired to Brick, NJ. Dorothy enjoyed going to Atlantic City and playing cards with her family. She loved cooking and her door was always open to her nieces, nephews, and cousins. Dorothy is survived by her husband and love of her life of 62 years, Jerry, her 3 children, Jerry DeForest, Pamela Wright and husband Mike, and Maribeth Territo and husband Joe. As well as her 8 grandchildren, Alexandra, Michael Emily, Erin, Aidan, Giovanna, Juliana, and Maria, and her beloved dog, Logan. Dorothy will be remembered for her huge heart, warm smile, and amazing Italian cooking. Services will be held on Thursday August 4th, from 2-4pm and 7-9pm at Harmon Funeral Home, at 571 Forest Avenue, Staten Island, NY. The funeral mass will be held Friday, August 5th, at 9am at Our Lady of Good Counsel Church, 10 Austin Place. Burial will be at St. Peters Cemetery.

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Thursday, August 04, 2022

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Thursday, August 04, 2022

Visitation

Friday, August 05, 2022

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Friday, August 05, 2022

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