Dorothy Mae Burden
Dorothy Mae Burden, a factory worker, died on May 31st at age 79.
A Rockaway resident for more than 50 years, Burden was preceded in death by her husband, Joe Burden; sons, Joe Nathan, Calvin and King Solomon Burden; two sisters and three brothers.
She is survived by her sons, Mark (Victoria), Kenneth (Karen), William and Joseph Burden; daughters, Marlen (Archie) Doctor, Viola Burden and Linda (Michael) Burden; 23 grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, three sisters, Rosina Oliver, Ida Mae Jackson and Helen Ward; brothers, Nathan and Oliver Doyle; sisters-in-law, Lillie Smith, Sarah Jamison, Laurie Robertson and Gloria Doyle and a host of nieces, nephews and friends.
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Jeremiah C. Gaffney’s Funeral Home in Inwood, NY.