Photography

Dorothy Bernice Poletti

May 5, 1932 ~ October 9, 2022 (age 90) 90 Years Old
Read more about the life story of Dorothy and share your memory.    
Obituary Image

Obituary

Dorothy B. Poletti
Sunrise: May 5, 1932 ~ Sunset: October 9, 2022

 

Dorothy Bernice Poletti, age 90, was born on May 5, 1932, in Grande Ronde Oregon and was called home on October 9, 2022. Dorothy is survived by her daughters Kit Small, Kim Karam, Karen Crawford and Kelley Cislo. She is survived by six grandchildren: Chris, Cory, Tanner, Meredith, Mason, and Cody. She has a son Robin who passed shortly after birth many years ago and sadly her granddaughter Hannah was suddenly called home shortly before she was. Her one and only great grandchild is Connor. Dorothy was a fabulous cook (known for her gravy), loved playing pinochle, loved big band and swing music and dancing with her husband Ervin, throwing grand parties, spending time at Gravelly Point watching the planes land, loved sitting on her front porch reading her USA Today paper or Reader's Digest and she loved traveling to visit with her daughters and close friends. She was known for her pleasant and loving nature, tenacity and spunk. She was a long term foster mom for Tails High cat rescue for the past 7 years and nurtured many kittens and several seniors at the end of their life. Dorothy served in the U.S. Navy as a WAVE. She garnered an extra appearance in the old movie Skirts Ahoy. During her active duty time, she met and married her husband Ervin Poletti. She was a supportive Navy wife fortunate enough to have duty stations in the Azores as well as Paris, France and Stuttgart, Germany. She was the best mom in the world ❤️
 

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Dorothy Bernice Poletti, please visit our floral store.


Services

Online Memory & Photo Sharing Event
Ongoing
Online Event
profile

In Loving Memory Of

Dorothy Poletti

May 5, 1932-October 9, 2022




Look inside to read what others
have shared

Family and friends are coming together online to create a special keepsake. Every memory left on the online obituary will be automatically included in the book.   


Online Memory & Photo Sharing Event
Ongoing
Online Event

profile

In Loving Memory Of

Dorothy Poletti

May 5, 1932-October 9, 2022




Look inside to read what others have shared


Family and friends are coming together online to create a special keepsake. Every memory left on the online obituary will be automatically included in the book.   


You can still show your support by sending flowers directly to the family, or by planting a memorial tree in the memory of Dorothy Bernice Poletti
SHARE OBITUARY

© 2023 Henry S. Washington & Sons Co., Inc.. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Accessibility