In memory of
Dorothy Jean "Dottie" (Vunk) Mann
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In memory of
Dorothy Jean "Dottie" (Vunk) Mann
Mann, Dorothy Jean (Vunk) GLENMONT Dorothy Jean (Vunk) Mann "Dottie", 92, passed away on September 14, 2018, at the Van Rensselaer Manor Nursing Home with her loving family by her side. Dottie was born August 31,1926, in Gloversville, N.Y. to the late Anthony E. and Frances S.(Curtiss) Vunk. Dorothy was educated in the Johnstown New York School System and was a graduate of the Ellis Hospital Training School for Nurses in 1947. She married the love of her life, George O. Mann, in 1948. She was his devoted wife until his death in 1993. Dorothy practiced nursing profession in Pennsylvania and Vermont. After the birth of her daughter, the family moved to Delmar in 1958, where she resided until her passing. There Dorothy practiced her profession at Albany Medical Center from 1958 as a part time staff RN, assuming a position as a part time nursing supevisor in 1973, retiring in 1987. Dorothy had a passion for patient care and she considered her nursing career to be one of her most important and satisfying achievements.After retirement, she spent time in Florida in the winters with her husband at their home in Lakeland until she was widowed in 1993. She assisted in the care of her grandchildren when their mother went back to work. This created a bond that the grandchildren will always cherish. Dorothy so loved her family and we cherished her. She adored her grandchildren and she often accompanied us on family vacations. She was always there for support and in time of need and she will always be remembered as the loving center of our family. Dorothy enjoyed music and she played the piano and organ and enjoyed singing. She loved camping, boating, water sking, sewing and doing anything that she could to help people along their way. She was always willing to give support, asking nothing in return. She had a fun-loving personality and loved having fun in her relationship with friends. She wanted to be remembered as someone who always tried her best in anything that she chose to undertake. Dorothy was a member of the Bethlehem Senior Citizens, serving as a historian, the Delmar Fire Department Auxiliary, The Delmar Reformed Church and she was a Girl Scout troop leader. Dorothy is survived by her daughter, Cheryl M. Krenn; son-in-law, David B.Krenn; grandchildren, Jeffrey M. Krenn and Laura M. Taormina; great-granddaughter, Addison M. Taormina; and several nieces and nephews. Dorothy's family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff at Van Rensselaer Manor for their devoted care. Friends may call Wednesday 12 to 2 p.m. with a service to follow at 2 p.m. at the Durant Funeral Home, 741 Delaware Ave. Delmar. Private interment in the Bethlehem Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association of Northeastern New York Chapter, 4 Pine Plaza, Albany, N.Y. 12205; the Delmar Reformed Church, 386 Delaware Ave. Delmar, N.Y. 12054 or the Delmar Fire Dept.,145 Adams Street, Delmar, New York 12054
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In memory of
Dorothy Jean "Dottie" (Vunk) Mann
Mann, Dorothy Jean (Vunk) GLENMONT Dorothy Jean (Vunk) Mann "Dottie", 92, passed away on September 14, 2018, at the Van Rensselaer Manor Nursing Home with her loving family by her side. Dottie was born August 31,1926, in Gloversville, N.Y. to the late Anthony E. and Frances S.(Curtiss) Vunk. Dorothy was educated in the Johnstown New York School System and was a graduate of the Ellis Hospital Training School for Nurses in 1947. She married the love of her life, George O. Mann, in 1948. She was his devoted wife until his death in 1993. Dorothy practiced nursing profession in Pennsylvania and Vermont. After the birth of her daughter, the family moved to Delmar in 1958, where she resided until her passing. There Dorothy practiced her profession at Albany Medical Center from 1958 as a part time staff RN, assuming a position as a part time nursing supevisor in 1973, retiring in 1987. Dorothy had a passion for patient care and she considered her nursing career to be one of her most important and satisfying achievements.After retirement, she spent time in Florida in the winters with her husband at their home in Lakeland until she was widowed in 1993. She assisted in the care of her grandchildren when their mother went back to work. This created a bond that the grandchildren will always cherish. Dorothy so loved her family and we cherished her. She adored her grandchildren and she often accompanied us on family vacations. She was always there for support and in time of need and she will always be remembered as the loving center of our family. Dorothy enjoyed music and she played the piano and organ and enjoyed singing. She loved camping, boating, water sking, sewing and doing anything that she could to help people along their way. She was always willing to give support, asking nothing in return. She had a fun-loving personality and loved having fun in her relationship with friends. She wanted to be remembered as someone who always tried her best in anything that she chose to undertake. Dorothy was a member of the Bethlehem Senior Citizens, serving as a historian, the Delmar Fire Department Auxiliary, The Delmar Reformed Church and she was a Girl Scout troop leader. Dorothy is survived by her daughter, Cheryl M. Krenn; son-in-law, David B.Krenn; grandchildren, Jeffrey M. Krenn and Laura M. Taormina; great-granddaughter, Addison M. Taormina; and several nieces and nephews. Dorothy's family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff at Van Rensselaer Manor for their devoted care. Friends may call Wednesday 12 to 2 p.m. with a service to follow at 2 p.m. at the Durant Funeral Home, 741 Delaware Ave. Delmar. Private interment in the Bethlehem Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association of Northeastern New York Chapter, 4 Pine Plaza, Albany, N.Y. 12205; the Delmar Reformed Church, 386 Delaware Ave. Delmar, N.Y. 12054 or the Delmar Fire Dept.,145 Adams Street, Delmar, New York 12054
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