Dorothy Papke
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Obituary of Dorothy Papke

LeRoy ~ Dorothy H. Papke, age 92, formerly of South Street Road, passed away Sunday (May 20, 2018) at the LeRoy Village Green Nursing Home surrounded by her loving family.

     She was born November 10, 1925 in LeRoy, a daughter of the late George and Lucille Campbell Henry.

     Dorothy will be remembered as a very caring and compassionate person.  Her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren were her life.  She enjoyed volunteering at many organizations and loved to knit, cook and bake.  She was a life member of the LeRoy First Presbyterian Church and the LeRoy Historical Society. 

     Her family would like to thank Dorothy's many new found friends at the LeRoy Village Green Nursing Home for their compassionate care and friendship.

     She is survived by her children, Diane (Edward) Mills of LeRoy, Barbara Papke of TX, Gail (Michael) Lathan of LeRoy and Rodney (Lynda Case) Papke of FL; grandchildren, Keith (Jeri) Papke, Mike Papke (Karen), Christine (John) Pusloskie, Molly (Tom) Dambra, Jennifer (Sean) Herrick and Marty (Megan) Mills; 15 great-grandchildren; sisters, Florence Glena of Henrietta and Betty Stewart of Canandaigua; dear friend Joan Leitner, along with many nieces and nephews.

     In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Raymond Papke, infant son, James Papke, great-granddaughter, Elizabeth Rae Pusloskie and brother, James (Bea) Henry.

     Family and friends may call on Friday, May 25 from 4 - 8 PM at the Falcone Family Funeral & Cremation Service Inc., 8700 Lake Road (Rt. 19), LeRoy.  Her funeral service will be held on Saturday at 11:00 AM at the LeRoy First Presbyterian Church, Rt. 5 & 19, LeRoy, with interment to follow in Machpelah Cemetery.

     In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to either the LeRoy First Presbyterian Church or the LeRoy Historical Society.