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Wednesday, December 9, 2015

Dorothy Almeda (Dominy) Sunderland

SARATOGA SPRINGS - Dorothy Almeda (Dominy) Sunderland, age 91, passed into the arms of our Lord on Tuesday, December 8, 2015 at Wesley Nursing Home.

She was born on May 17, 1924 in the town of Ellenburg, NY to the late Peter and Matilda Tillie Spoor Dominy.

Dorothy was a homemaker who was kind, loving and a warm person who will be greatly missed by her family and friends.

Dorothy is survived by her brothers; Jim Dominy of Oriskany, NY and Jake Dominy of  Rome, NY, her children; Karen Sunderland of Reno, NV, Linda Sunderland of Saratoga Springs, NY, Kim Anderson of Ballston Spa., NY and her daughter-in-law; Margaret (Wall) Sunderland of Ft. Edward, NY.  Her grandchildren and great grandchildren; Tracy Novotny of Greenfield, NY, Michelle Realejo and her son Gavin of New Bedford, MA, Heather LaMarque and her sons Eric Sunderland and Owen LaMarque of Hudson Falls, NY, Kristin Anderson and her son Raymond Dacier of Ballston Spa., NY, and several nieces, nephews and cousins. 
Dorothy will be joining her husband Dwight and her son Stanley who predeceased her.  Also passed before her, her parents Tillie (Spoor) and Peter Dominy, her brothers, Gilbert, Myron (Mike) and John Dominy.  Her sisters; Blanche Stevens, Lyn Silver, Katie Cole and Florence Nichols.

The family would like to express a Special thank you to Dorothy’s niece Jane (Nichols) Wood and her husband Gary and her nephew Jim Nichols for being there for Dorothy all those years her daughter took care of her. 

A funeral service will be held at 1 pm on Friday, December 11, 2015 at Compassionate Funeral Care, 402 Maple Ave., (Rte. 9 and/or Marion Ave.), Saratoga Springs, NY 12866.  Calling hours will be held from 12 noon – 1 pm prior to the service.

Interment will be held at the South Wilton Cemetery, Route 50, Saratoga Springs, NY.

Donations and/or contributions towards the Burial expenses would be very much appreciated.  Please send to, Compassionate Funeral Care, 402 Maple Ave., Saratoga Springs, NY 12866.

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  1. Thinking of you, at this time of loss,
    Thinking of you with sympathy.
    We will be thinking of you in this moment of pain.
    Words fall short of expressing the sorrow we are feeling.
    My families hearts are with you and your family.
    May God’s Grace give you strength during this difficult time.
    Someone so special can never be forgotten.
    We are very saddened to hear of your loss.
    Please accept our condolences.
    We pray that your heart and soul will find peace and comfort during this difficult time.
    Our deepest sympathy is with you.
    In honor and remembrance.
    Sharing in your sorrow. With love and friendship.
    Donna Rogers & Kayla Nichols (Jim Nichols-Daughter)

  2. Dear Aunt Dorothy will always be remembered as that favorite aunt we visited so many times when we drove up from New Jersey with our parents. She always had a treat for us, always had spare beds, and we had many a good time during our visits. When we moved to the same neighborhood years later, we shared many Thanksgivings with Aunt Dorothy and Uncle Dwight and their family. All those memories are greatly cherished. We pray for her and for all our relatives and friends who have passed into eternity, and for all those who remain behind in sorrow. RIP Aunt Dorothy. You will be missed.

    Wayne Nichols and family

  3. There are no words to express a lifetime of love and generosity. Simply: it has been an honor to have known you and it is an honor to accompany you on your final journey.

  4. Please accept our condolences at this time of great sorrow. Our thoughts and prayers go out to all of the family and special thoughts to Jane a very special and caring niece. Deepest sympathy to all of the family.
    Wayne & Phyllis Underwood