Dorothy A. Freer Bradford a lifelong resident of Ellenville, NY passed away on Saturday, May 4, 2019 at Ten Broeck Commons in Lake Katrine, NY. She was 97 years old. Dorothy was born in Ellenville, NY on June 22, 1921; she was the daughter of Pearl (Clyne) and David Freer Sr.
Dorothy graduated from the Ellenville Central Schools. She married Donald Bradford on April 23, 1944 in Ellenville, he has since predeceased her. Dorothy had worked as a Bank Officer for the Ellenville Savings Bank. She was a member of the Wawarsing Chapter Order of the Eastern Star and a lifetime member of the Ladies Auxiliary Pioneer Engine Company. For over 50 years Dorothy shared her gift of music by playing the organ at St. John’s Memorial Episcopal Church and Emanuel Lutheran Church.
In addition to her husband and her sister Elizabeth Freer Sarr, Dorothy was recently predeceased by her daughter Suzanne Fatum.
Surviving are her brother David Freer Jr. and his wife Anita of Highland, NY; grandchildren, John Fatum, Donna Fatum and Charles Fatum Jr. and his wife Cara; 11 great grandchildren; 1 great great-granddaughter.
Visiting will be held on Thursday, May 9th from 10:00am to 12:00pm with a Celebration of her life beginning at 11:30am at Loucks Funeral Home. Burial will take place in Fantinekill Cemetery, Ellenville, NY .
In lieu of flowers please consider donating to the Alzheimer’s Association, Hudson Valley Chapter, 2649 South Road, Suite 101, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601.