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Dorothy Clair (Sanderson) Avery

November 17, 1926 ~ August 15, 2022 (age 95)
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Dorothy Clair Avery, age 95, of Milford, beloved wife of the late George Avery Sr., died on Monday, August 15, 2022.  Dorothy was born in Maspeth, NY on November 17, 1926 to the late James and Sarah Koenig Sanderson.  Dorothy cherished many great years at their family summer home in Corinth, NY with her family.  She will live on in their hearts and thoughts forever.  Dorothy is survived by her daughter, Karen Simeone and many cherished grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.  Dorothy is predeceased by her children: George Avery Jr., Dorothy Clapp, Sharon Woodward, and Jacqueline Kuban and siblings, James and William Sanderson and Anna Parsons.  A very special thank you to the entire staff of Maplewood of Orange, Constellation Health Care and all her "Baes" for their wonderful care.  Friends and family are invited to call on Friday, August 19th from 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. in THE GREGORY F. DOYLE FUNERAL HOME, 291 Bridgeport Avenue, Milford.  A graveside service will be held at 10:30 a.m. following the Calling Hour in Kings Highway Cemetery, 270 Cherry Street Milford.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St Jude Children’s Hospital or to the Shriners Hospital for Children. To leave an online condolence, please visit,

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August 19, 2022

9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Gregory F. Doyle Funeral Home
291 Bridgeport Ave
Milford, CT 06460

Graveside Service
August 19, 2022

10:30 AM
Kings Highway Cemetery
270 Cherry Street
Milford, Conneticut 06460


Shriners Hospitals for Children
2900 Rocky Point Drive, Tampa FL 33607

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105
Tel: 1-800-805-5856

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