Dorothy Ostrander (Terry)
Dorothy M. (Terry) Ostrander, 85, of Stafford Ave., Waterville, NY, passed away on April 29, 2018 at the Waterville Residential Care Center.
She was born October 25,1932 in Utica, NY, a daughter of Edward and Minnie (Hoke) Terry and attended Thomas R. Proctor High School. Dorothy was united in marriage to Ruben E. Ostrander, Sr. on November 23, 1949. He predeceased her on December 15, 1971. Dorothy enjoyed reading and crocheting. She loved keeping up with her grandchildren on Facebook. The times spent with her family were most precious to her. She was of the Catholic faith.
Surviving are daughter, Lillian (Harold) Ferguson of West Winfield; son, Ruben “Gene” (Laurie) Ostrander, Jr. of Waterville; three grandchildren, Christopher, (Melissa) Carney, Sr. of Grey, TN; Kimberly (Kevin) Davis, of Bath, NY; and Erin (Jay) Dardano, of Henderson, NV; seven great-grandchildren, Alex, Bryce, Christopher, Jr., Emily, Logann, Regan and Zak; one great-great-grandchild, Christopher, III; her sister, Lillian Stern of Utica; and several nieces and nephews. She also leaves a lifelong friend, Vivian Withers, and three special young ladies, Megan Belfield, Katelyn Cowen and Michelle Hohn.
In keeping with Dorothy’s wishes, there are no services or calling hours.
Interment in the Waterville Cemetery will be private at the convenience of the family.
Contributions in Dorothy’s memory may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Burgess & Tedesco Funeral Home, 210 E. Main St., Waterville.