Dorothy Camlek

June 1, 1916 - October 19, 2011

Camlek, Dorothy Obituary

Dorothy Camlek, age 95, of Greeley died Wednesday, October 19, 2011, at Julia Ribaudo extended care center in Lake Ariel, Pennsylvania.

Born June 1, 1916, on 99th Street on the West side of Manhattan, she was the daughter of the late Edna (Brigham) Brown and John Brown.

She attended school in Manhattan and worked for several years in the insurance industry.   She was an active member of the Young Republicans in New York City, and moved to Dingmans Ferry in 1971.  She was formerly an active member of the Delaware Township Senior Citizens, and is currently a member of the United Methodist Church of Dingmans Ferry.  For many years she was active with the Friendship Circle, and also participated in a program called “dolphin friends” where she befriended and visited a nursing home resident weekly for many years.

“Dottie” was a talented artist and an avid knitter, crocheter and painter.  She generously shared her talents with her family, friends, and church.  She was also an animal lover and a contributor to many humane organizations.

She is predeceased by her husband, Victor Camlek.  She is survived by her son, Edward Turner, and his wife, Irma, of Charlotte, North Carolina, and her daughter, Jane DeEsch, and her husband, Butler, of Greeley.  She is also survived by numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Family will receive friends at Stroyan Funeral Home, 405 West Harford Street, Milford, PA (map, directions) on Monday October 24, 2011 from 12 to 1 PM. A memorial service will be held the Funeral Home on Monday October 24, 2011 at 1 PM with Rev. Doug Miller officiating.

Interment will take place in Evergreen Hill Memorial Gardens, East Stroudsburg, PA (map, directions).

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