POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. —Dorothy E. Curatolo, of Poughkeepsie, died Oct. 6. She was 88.
She was born Feb, 11, 1926, the daughter of Victor and Romilda Petronella.
She was an active member of St. Anne and St. Rita Societies, as well as The Italian Center, serving with pride on many committees. Her greatest passion was her lifelong volunteer work for Our Lady Of Mt. Carmel Church and Mt. Carmel School. Along with her active church life, she enjoyed her friends and family, decades of activities and her travel adventures with “The Seven Belles” of Poughkeepsie.
She was preceded in death by her husband, James Curatolo; parents; and brother, Rudolph.
She is survived by her children, Victoria Thomasson and husband Robert, Virginia and James Curatolo and wife Lora; grandchildren, Andrew Witko and wife Claire, Stephanie Witko, Matthew Curatolo and Debra Harilla, Christopher, Antonio and Rachel Curatolo; and sister, Joann St.Leger and husband John.
Visitation and calling hours will be from 4-8 p.m. Wednesday at the Michael Torsone Memorial Funeral Home Inc. 218 Mill St., Poughkeepsie. Street-level and wheelchair accessible entrance located off Vassar Street. A Mass to celebrate her life will be conducted at 10 a.m. Thursday at Our Lady Of Mt. Carmel Church, 97 Mill St., Poughkeepsie with burial at St. Peter’s Cemetery immediately following Mass.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Our Lady Of Mt. Carmel Church, The Alzheimer’s Association Hudson Valley Chapter or Furry Friends Pet Rescue in Hopewell Junction.
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