2010-08-06 / Obits

Dorothy Clark

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Dorothy Clark, 70, a longtime Rockaway resident, died July 26.

Clark was born on January 10, 1940 in Batesburg, South Carolina.

Clark was preceded in death by her parents, Elsie Derrick Sr. and Flossie Derrick; twin sister, Doris Clark; and other siblings, Jerome Thomas, Brenda Thomas, Michael Thomas, Sandra Thomas and Steven Thomas.

Clark is survived by her two daughters, Lorie Reynolds and Lisa D. Green; extended son, Richard L. Jefferson; grandchildren, Eugene Patterson Jr., Tanea V. Reynolds, Furtema S. Derrick, Pershemia S. Reynolds, Isaiah L. Derrick and Misjatoya Reynolds; great-grandchildren, Te’Von D. Tapper, Siana C. Carmichael and Sincere K. Baker; siblings, Betty (Dickie) Dixon, Elsie (Magie) Derrick Jr., Alonzo Derrick, Gloria (Henrique) Gassaway, Roslyn Moore, Keith (Laurastine) Thomas and Iris (Marcus); and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, friends and neighbors.

Funeral arrangements and memorial service were entrusted to Jeremiah C. Gaffney Friendship Chapel, Inwood, New York. Interment took place at Rockville Cemetery, Lynbrook, New York.

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