Dorothea Brooks Church, 90, of Pittsboro NC, Amatuer Radio General Class, KA3CVE became a silent key July 15, 2008. She was very active
in the communities of Alcoa TN, Pittsburgh PA and Pittsboro NC.
She and her husband liked to travel. They visited Canada, Alaska, Hawaii, Bermuda, Turkey, Austria and Central America. She was an avid Bridge
player and loved to quilt and knit sweaters for her family.
Dorothea was born January 15, 1918 in Newark, Ohio. The daughter of Thomas and Helen Brooks, Dorothea is survived by her husband of 64 years,
Herbert E. Church. Also surviving is a son, Martin Church of Huntsville, AL; daughters Lynn Ferguson and Carol Krawetz of Pittsboro; grandchildren,
Michele Frye of Omaha, NE, Benjamin Church and Cathleen Church of Pittsburgh, PA.
She was predeceased by daughters Barbara Stockton of Pittsboro and Kimberly Church of Tampa, FL, and a sister, Eleanor Andrews of Newark Ohio.
A private service and interment will be held at Woodlawn Cemetery in Franklin, NC.
Memorial donations may be made in her name to the March of Dimes, 4112 Pleasant Valley Road, Suite 208, Raleigh, NC 27612.
Online condolences may be made to: www.griffinfuneral.com, Select Obituaries.
Arrangements are under the care of Griffin Funeral Service, Pittsboro, NC.