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Dorothy W. Mudge Obituary


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“We were so sorry to have missed the services for Dorothy since we were out of town at the time. Please know that our prayers have been with you all...Read More »
1 of 14 | Posted by: W. Floyd Olney & Elizabeth McDowell - NY

“I am so sorry I just heard of Dorothy's passing. I have wonderful memories of her and our families together. No words could ever express my...Read More »
2 of 14 | Posted by: Sally DeHart - Veron Beach, NY

“TO THE MUDGE FAMILY .MAY THE PEACE OF THE LORD BE WITH YOU DURING THIS TIME OF LOSS .AND FOREVER FORWARD. GOD BE WITH YOU. HIS LIGHT SHINES UPON YOU ”
3 of 14 | Posted by: MR&MRS DANIEL P MUHA - Rome, NY

“Mudge Family, It was always an Honor and Joy to see Mrs. Mudge worship at Boonville UM Church. Our deepest sympathy to all the Family. A...Read More »
4 of 14 | Posted by: Gert & Larry Rieben - Lady Lake, FL

“To all of Dorothy's family: Dorothy was one of the most gracious persons I was ever privileged to meet. A true Christian who reached out to others...Read More »
5 of 14 | Posted by: Jim Dooher - DeWitt, NY

“Our deepest condolences go out to the whole family. My mother is related to the Mudge's from Western/Westernville NY. And although we never really...Read More »
6 of 14 | Posted by: Jan Best - Camden, NY

“Bob and I send our love and thanks to Dorothy for showing all who knew her what the 'love of Christ' is all about. She raised her children to love...Read More »
7 of 14 | Posted by: Carol and Bob Jubenville - NY

“Mary, Cliff, and children: Sorry for your loss. Know that your family is in our prayers. ”
8 of 14 | Posted by: Bill & Sandie Lee - Tully, NY

“Mary and family, I'am so sorry for the loss of your Mother. I still pass by your house when I go fishing in Westernville. Mary, we worked together at...Read More »
9 of 14 | Posted by: Richard Garofalo - Rome, NY

“We are deeply sorry for your loss.Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. Joe and Cindy Abdulla ”
10 of 14 | Posted by: Joe and Cindy Abdulla - Cortland, NY

“I am very sorry about your loss, our thoughts and prayers are with you all. The Finucane's ”
11 of 14 | Posted by: Judy Finucane - Cortland, NY

“DEAREST REV. MUDGE & FAMILY, OUR DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO YOU & YOUR FAMILY. OUR THOUGHTS & PRAYERS ARE WITH YOU ALL @ THIS DIFFICULT TIME. MAY YOU FIND...Read More »
12 of 14 | Posted by: THE CAREY FAMILY - Forestport, NY

“I am saddened to lose Dorothy but so grateful that I knew her. She was the personification of the word LOVE and FAMILY , and her children and...Read More »
13 of 14 | Posted by: Fredericka - Rome, NY

“So sorry for your loss. Dorothy was like my 2nd Mom as me and Johnnie spent a lot of time together. She always had a freezer full of fudgies or...Read More »
14 of 14 | Posted by: Kyle Jones - Sparks, NV


Westernville- Dorothy (Watson) Mudge, 87, a long time resident of Main St., widow of Millard W. passed away on Tuesday, January 29, 2013, while surrounded by the loving care of her family, at the home of her son, John, on River Road, in Rome. She was born in the Town of Marcy, on September 17, 1925, a daughter of George Milton and Mary Elizabeth Doty Watson. She grew up in the Marcy area, graduating from Holland Patent High School, with the Class of 1941. Later Dorothy moved to Verona and was employed as a secretary at Rome Cable Company. On June 26, 1948, Dorothy was united in marriage with Millard W. Mudge, at the Verona United Methodist Church. After that the couple lived on Main St. in Westernville. Their marriage was a fifty year expression of love and devotion to each other; Mr. Mudge passed away on August 23, 1998. Mrs. Mudge was a long time active member of Westernville United Methodist Church. Dorothy greatly enjoyed cooking and baking, for many years she baked pies for the Woods Valley Ski Area of Westernville. No one ever went hungry when visiting the Mudge family residence. Dorothy took special delight in feeding the hungry and giving freely of produce raised in her gardens. She also enjoyed raising flowers, and she took in many infant foster children, raising the children until they were placed in a permanent home. Dorothy loved her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. She is survived by three daughters and their families; Karen Mudge (Quick) Rome, and her children, James (Jennifer) Thompson, Elizabeth Quick, Timothy Quick and Todd Quick; Mary Elizabeth (Cliff) Kostuk, Cortland, and their children, Andrew Kostuk, Lauren Kostuk and Katherine Kostuk and Doty (Steve) Campbell, Westmoreland; she was predeceased by a daughter, Nancy Mudge Quick; her children, David, Jr. and Karen Ruth Quick, survive; two sons, John J. Mudge, Westernville, Pastor Bill (Shari) Mudge, Boonville and their children, Rebekah (Paul) Ashman, Benjamin (Danielle) Mudge, Sarah Mudge and Hannah Mudge and John J. Mudge, Westernville and several great grandchildren; one brother, Charles (Jeanette) Watson, McConnellsville and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by brothers, George and James and by sisters, Ruth Frank, Elizabeth McCumber and Clara Ellis. Her Funeral will be Friday at 4 p.m. at the Rome First United Methodist Church, 212 West Embargo St. Rome. Interment in the spring will be in Westernville Cemetery. Visitation is Friday 1-4 P.M. at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice and Palliative Care, Inc. 4277 Middle Settlement Road, New Hartford, NY 13433. Her funeral arrangements are in care of Trainor Funeral Home, Inc. 143 Schuyler St. Boonville. For an on-line message of sympathy or to share a memory of Dorothy, please go to www.trainorfuneralhome.com

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