Dorothy Irene Tucker, 98, of Newfane, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, August 3, 2013. She was born in Knowlesville, NY, Orleans County on June 7, 1915. Dorothy was the daughter of the late Benjamin and Mary Elizabeth Whall Allen. She married the late Francis L. Tucker on August 9, 1932. Dorothy worked for Harrison Radiator in Lockport for 17 years retiring in 1969. She was a longtime member of the First Baptist Church of Newfane. She enjoyed baking, gardening and loved to spend time with her family.
Surviving are her son, Ronald (Carol) Tucker of Barker; her son-in-law, Harold "Pat" Ryan of Newfane; daughters-in-law, Alice Tucker of Vista, CA and Betty Tucker of Jax Beach, FL. She is predeceased in death by her husband, Francis L. Tucker; daughter, Shirley Ryan; sons, Benjamin and Mark Tucker; two grandsons, Timothy Ryan and Mitchell J. Tucker; her brother, Robert Allen; and her sister, Genevieve Eick. Dorothy left behind fourteen grandchildren, twenty-four great-grandchildren and ten great-great-grandchildren; also a niece and nephew.
Friends and family may call at the RUTLAND-CORWIN FUNERAL HOME, INC., 2670 Main Street, Newfane, NY 14108 on TUESDAY, August 6, 2013 from 3-7 PM. A Funeral Service will be held on WEDNESDAY, August 7, 2013 at 11:00 AM at the First Baptist Church of Newfane, 6047 East Avenue, Newfane, NY 14108. Burial will be in the Glenwood Cemetery, Lockport, NY. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in her name to the First Baptist Church 6047 East Avenue, Newfane, NY 14108.
Please visit www.rutland-corwin.com to send a condolence or a special memory of Dorothy I. Tucker for her family.