Dorothy S. Olds, 96 of Groton NY died November 3, 2018 at the Groton Community Health Care after an extended illness.
Born April 11, 1922 in Interlaken, NY , she was the daughter of the late Eugene and Dora Smith.
Having been a resident of the area for many years, she had had been employed with Pecks Products in Etna and National Cash Register in Ithaca.
She had been devoted to her family and enjoyed knitting and cooking for Sunday dinners and holidays. She had been a member of the Dryden Baptist Church and Dryden Senior Citizens.
She is survived by her son, Gordon Hollern of Statesville, NC and step daughters, Sally Park of IN, and June Bell of FL, grandchildren, Teresa, Kevin, Scott, Babette, Lonnie, Audette, LInda, Sherry , Stephen and Greg, several great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. Besides her parents she was predeceased by her former husbands, Thomas Hollern and Lawrence Olds and a son, Thomas Hollern and several siblings.
Services will be held on November 7, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. at Zirbel Funeral Home 115 Williams St., Groton, NY. Interment will be in Willow Glen Cemetery.
Contributions may be made to the Dryden Baptist Church and condolences may be made on Dorothy's guestbook at www.zirbelfuneralhome.com