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VETTER, Dorothy Marie (Dennis)
VETTER - Dorothy Marie (nee Dennis)
September 25, 2018, in Palm Coast, FL, age 87. Predeceased 11 days by her dear husband, Gilbert L. Vetter, who passed on September 14th. They were married 65 years. They always said they could not live without each other. Survived by four loving daughters: Gail (Dennis) Ryan, Cheri (Matt) Stephenson, and Lori (David) Bowers, all of Palm Coast, and Marci (Dana) Holler of Grand Island, NY; also six grandchildren and a great-grandson. Dorothy was born in Port Huron, MI, on October 2, 1930. She was the beloved and only child of Marguerite Dennis (nee Beatty) and Arleigh H. Dennis, who was a Great Lakes Marine Captain, US Coast Guard Lieutenant Commander, and US Army Corps of Engineers Consultant. "Dottie" loved her early career as program secretary at WBEN, Buffalo's first television station, where she had the privilege of meeting movie stars and local celebrities. During that time, she met the love of her life on the ski slopes. Dottie and Gil were longtime residents of the Town of Tonawanda and Hamburg. Dottie later worked as a legal secretary for the firm of Dale, Hawthorne, Markarian and Ginsberg. In 1990, Dot and Gil relocated to Lake San Marcos, CA, and enjoyed traveling around the world. In 2012, they moved to Palm Coast. Dorothy passed in the comfort of their home surrounded by her loving family. A private family service will be held later.