October 26, 1930 – March 23, 2020
Dorothy (Dotty) Guggi age 89 Passed away after a long illness on 3/23/2020 She was born on 10/26/1930 in North Bergen, NJ on 45th street in her Grandmother’s house. She later built her own house with her husband and raised her family on the same street Surrounded by her large extended family. She lived there, independently until the last few Years of her life. She later moved with her son Brian who was her caretaker and devoted Son. Mother- Josephine Duciwitz Father- Alexander Starc Survived by Son Steven(Brian) Guggi and his companion Melissa of Monroe, NY Sister- Diane Daily, Toms River, NJ 5 Nephews, 1 Niece many cousins and several good friends. Predeceased by her Son, Robert Guggi, her Parents, spouse Henry Guggi, Her Brother, Alexander (Al) Starc and all her many loved Aunts and Uncles. Dorothy worked at Smith’s Florist on 46th in the 1960’s while raising her family, next door. She Loved her position as Assistant Office Manager at Troy Towers in Union City in the 70’s and 80’s. She Enjoyed meeting many interesting people and made lifelong friends there. She retired In 2002 from the North Bergen School System at Franklin School. Dorothy loved ballroom dancing, casinos and was a wonderful cook, often trying new recipes. She was exceptional at scrabble and crosswords. She was very intelligent, Savvy, Resourceful, aware and a good listener. She was a devoted Mother. She cared for her son Robert until his death and her son Brian in 2002. She helped to take care of many other family members, including her Mother, Husband and friends, selflessly. She was kind, one of a kind and is greatly missed. There will be a memorial service at a future time.
- Committal Service Saturday, March 28, 2020