She was the loving wife of the late Maxwell D. Hoose who passed away on September 19, 1995. The couple married April 6, 1946 and had 49 happy years together.
Dorando was born on December 4, 1927 in Elmira, NY, daughter of the late John and Emma (Dunbar) Mason. She was a Troy High School graduate, Class of 1945. Dorando worked as a cashier for the Acme Grocery Store and later for the Super Duper, retiring from the Super Duper in 1989. She attended Springfield Baptist Church, and enjoyed shopping, playing games, and spending time with her family and friends.
Dorando is survived by children: James (Lelane) Hoose, Easton, PA, Larry (Sandra) Hoose, Brooksville, FL, Scott (Kathleen Harris) Hoose, Fort Myers, FL, Richard (Doris) Hoose, Middletown, PA, and Jenelle Mott, Troy; grandchildren: Jeffrey Hoose, Marnie Dominick, Amy Hoose, Alex Hoose, Joseph Hoose, Michael Hoose, Lisa DiNunzio, and Kelly Mott, four great grandchildren; sister Beverly Knights, Troy, along with several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Maxwell, and four sisters and a brother.
The funeral service to honor Dorando’s life was held Monday, April 6, 2015 at the Gerald W. Vickery, Jr. Funeral Home, Inc. Troy, with her pastor, Rev. Daniel Graham officiating. Burial will follow in Glenwood Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Twin Oaks Personal Care Home’s Activity Fund 1100 Cowley Road Granville Summit 16926 or to the Springfield Baptist Church 3093 Springfield Road Columbia Cross Roads, PA 16914.
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