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Dorothy Miller

Dorothy K. Miller

Thursday February 23rd, 1922 - Friday February 5th, 2021
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This Policy outlines Company’s general policies and practices for protecting your private information on this Site. It covers why Company collects information, the types of information it gathers, how it uses such information, and the notice and choice affected individuals have regarding Company’s use of and their ability to correct their information. This Policy applies to all personal information received by Company whether in electronic, written, or verbal format.

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1. Scope

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  1. Definitions

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    "Non-Personally Identifiable Information" refers to information that does not identify a specific individual by itself or in combination with other information. We gather certain information about you based upon what you view on our Site in several ways. This information is compiled and analyzed on both a personal and an aggregated basis. This information may include the Site’s Uniform Resource Locator ("URL") that you just came from, which URL you next go to, what browser you are using, and your Internet Protocol ("IP") address. A URL is the global address of documents and other resources on the World Wide Web (‘Web”). An IP address is an identifier for a computer or device on a Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol ("TCP/IP") network, such as the World Wide Web. Networks use the TCP/IP protocol to route information based on the IP address of the destination. In other words, an IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer whenever you are surfing the Web, allowing Web servers to locate and identify your computer. Computers require IP addresses in order for users to communicate on the Internet, browse and shop

    “Sensitive Personal Information” means Personal Information that reveals race, ethnic origin, sexual orientation, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, trade union membership or that concerns an individual’s health.

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  3. Choice

    Company will offer you the opportunity to choose (opt-out) whether Personal Information is to be disclosed to a third party or to be used for a purpose other than that for which it was originally collected or has subsequently been authorized. For Sensitive Personal Information (when applicable), Company will give you the opportunity to affirmatively or explicitly consent (opt-in) to the disclosure of the information for a purpose other than that for which it was originally collected or has subsequently been authorized. Company will treat Sensitive Personal Information it receives from anyone the same as it would treat its own Sensitive Personal Information.

  4. Security

    Company shall take reasonable steps to protect Personal Information from loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. No company is immune from Internet attacks or data breaches. Company cannot guarantee the security of information on or transmitted via the Internet.

  5. Data Integrity

    Company shall only process Personal Information in a way that is compatible with and relevant to the purpose for which it was collected or has been authorized. To the extent necessary for those purposes, Company shall take reasonable steps to ensure that Personal Information is accurate, complete, current, and reliable for its intended use.

  6. How to Access Your Information

    Company offers you choices for the collection, use and sharing of Personal Information. You may notify Company of your preferences, or change any Personal Information, by emailing support@frontrunner360.com. Please be sure to provide complete account information so Company can identify you in its records.

    You may also stop the delivery of future promotional e-mail from Company by responding directly to any email you receive with a request to remove you from the mailing list.

3.Reasons the Company Collects Personal Information

Company collects your Personal Information because it helps deliver a superior online experience, gives you convenient access to the Site for browsing, and allows key features of the Site to function properly. In order to better provide you with this superior level of customer service, our Site collects two types of information (referred to in this policy as "Personal Information") about our visitors: Personally Identifiable Information and Non-Personally Identifiable Information. In addition, your Personal Information helps Company keep you informed about the latest announcements, special offers, and events that you might like to hear about.

4. Information Company Collects About You

Any time a guest or member (collectively “Users”) accesses the Site they receive a “cookie” from Company. Company uses cookies (small pieces of data stored for an extended period of time on a computer, mobile phone, or other device) to make the Site easier to use and to protect both you and Company. These cookies give Company certain Non-Personally Identifiable Information about your use of the Site. You may remove or block cookies using the settings in your browser, but in some cases that may impact your ability to use the Site. Company may also use pixels, widgets and other tools to gather such Non-Personally Identifiable Information to improve the experience of the website or mobile application.

Company may contract with third-party service providers to assist it in better understanding its Site Users. These service providers are not permitted to use the Non-Personally Identifiable Information collected on Company’s behalf except to help it conduct and improve its business.

When you access the Site from a computer, mobile phone, or other device, Company may collect Non-Personally Identifiable Information, which does not identify individual users, to analyze trends, to administer the site, to track users’ movements around the site and to gather demographic information about the user base as a whole. Company will not use the information collected to market directly to that person.

Company keeps track of some of the actions you take on the Site such as member profiles and pages you view. Even if you do not provide certain information, Company may obtain it from you profile or the pages of its Site that you visit. Company may retain the details of connections or transactions you make on the Site.

5. Information You Provide to Company

To become a User, Company shall collect certain Personally Identifiable Information, which you are required to provide. Information that is not required shall be deemed voluntary and you may provide such information, although not mandatory.

While using the Site, you may provide text, files, images, photos, videos, location data, or any other materials (collectively “Content”) to Company by uploading, posting, or publishing the Content on the Site. Frequently, Content you place on the Site will contain a picture of your face. Company may retain the details of connections or transactions you make on the Site.

Where applicable, when you interact with other Users on the Site, you may provide other information about yourself, such as political or topical views, religious affiliation, or marital status. Any information in a public forum is accessible by anyone, including people who are not members of the Site. Please be aware they may share information you give them with other Users you may not know. They may also share the information outside the Site without your prior approval. Company does not have control over the actions of its Users and accepts no responsibility or liability for their actions. Please keep this fact in mind when using the Site, and use care when disclosing Personal Information to other Users of the Site.

Company may also collect information from ads you click on when using the Site. Company may also keep track of links you click on in e-mails you receive from Company. This is done to increase the relevancy of the ads you see.

6. How Company Uses Your Personal Information

Company uses the information you are required to provide to become a User in order to insure you are over the age of thirteen (13). THE SITE IS NOT MEANT TO BE USED BY ANYONE UNDER THE AGE OF THIRTEEN (13). If you are under thirteen, please do not attempt to register with the Site or send Company any Personal Information. Company may also use your age information to be sure you receive an age appropriate experience while using the Site.

Company will use the information it collects to provide, without limitation, services and features to you and facilitate payment for any Donations between Campaign Organizers and Donors and provide information to Campaign Organizers and Campaign beneficiaries. Company will also use the information to measure and improve the Site, and to provide you with customer support.

Company may contact you with new or updated products or services, designs, routes, surveys, or other related announcements from time to time. You may opt-out of all communications except essential updates. Company may include Content in the e-mails sent to you.

Certain software applications and applets transmit data to Company. Company may not make a formal disclosure if it believes its collection of and use of the information is the obvious purpose of the Site or its related application. If it is not obvious that Company is collecting or using such information, it will disclose its collection to you the first time you provide the information.

Company may use the information collected to prevent potential illegal activities. Company may also use a variety of methods to detect and address anomalous activity and screen content to prevent abuse.

Company may use your information to serve you personalized advertising. Company does not share your information with advertisers without your consent. Company allows advertisers to choose the characteristics of Users who will see their advertisements. Company may use any of the Non-Personally Identifiable Information it has collected in any fashion to select the appropriate audience. Company will not tell the advertiser who you are as part of this process. When you interact with an advertisement there is a possibility that you may receive a cookie from the advertiser.

7. How Company Shares Your Information

Company shares your Personal Information with third parties when it believes you have permitted such sharing, that it is reasonably necessary to offer services, or when legally required to do so. Company will not share your Personally Identifiable Information with third parties in a way that it thinks violates your privacy. The following non-exhaustive list contains examples of how Company shares or could share your information:

  1. If Site allows you to invite a friend to join the Site or become a User, and you choose to do so, the invitation will contain information that will allow your friend to identify you. The invitation may contain information about other Users your friend might know.

  2. Certain information you provide to Company may be shared by using the Site’s search function. This allows other Users to locate your profile and it allows new Users to find people they know on the Site.

  3. Company provides some public information to search engines. This information allows search engines to locate the Site. It also allows people to locate you on the Site using a major search engine. This does not mean all information you post on the Site may be accessed using a search engine.

  4. There are also times when Company may make certain Personal Information about you available to strategic partners or third parties. These companies may help Company process information, render services to you, manage and enhance customer data, provide customer service, assess your interest in products and services, or conduct research or satisfaction surveys. Without such information being made available, it would be difficult for you to use Company's Site and services.

  5. Company may also share Personal Information when it has a good faith belief it is necessary to prevent fraud or other illegal activity, to prevent imminent bodily harm, or to protect itself and you from people violating the Terms and Conditions of the Site. This may include sharing information with other companies, lawyers, and courts or other government entities.

  6. Company may disclose information pursuant to subpoenas, court orders, or other requests (including criminal and civil matters) if it has a good faith belief that the law requires such a response. This may include requests from jurisdictions outside of the United States if Company has a good faith belief that the response is required by law under the local laws in that jurisdiction, is applicable to users from that jurisdiction, and is consistent with generally accepted international standards.

  7. Company may disclose analyzed data in the form of purchasing trends or statistical data. No Personally Identifiable Information will be attached to this disclosure.

8. Business or Asset Transfer or Sale

Company may be sold, sell or buy businesses or assets of businesses, or merge with another business. In such transactions, Personal Information generally is one of the transferred business assets. Also, in the event that Company, a line of business of Company, or substantially all the assets of Company are transferred, Personal Information may well be one of the transferred assets. Company will make a reasonable effort to provide notice on the Site, and to notify you via e-mail to the most recent e-mail address that you have provided of any such change in ownership or control of your personal information.

9. Miscellaneous

  1. Privacy of Children

    YOU MUST BE EIGHTEEN (18) YEARS OR OLDER TO ACCESS THE SITE OR USE ITS SERVICES. IF YOU ARE UNDER EIGHTEEN YEARS OF AGE, YOU ARE NOT PERMITTED TO ACCESS ANY OF COMPANY’S SERVICES FOR ANY REASON. DUE TO THE AGE RESTRICTIONS FOR USE OF COMPANY’S SITE AND SERVICES, NO INFORMATION OBTAINED BY COMPANY FALLS WITHIN THE CHILDREN’S ONLINE PRIVACY PROTECTION ACT OF 1998 AND IS NOT MONITORED AS DOING SO.

    Protecting children’s privacy is especially important to Company. Company does not knowingly collect Personal Information from children under 13, but because some information is collected electronically, it can appear to be the Personal Information of someone over the age of 13, and will be treated as such by this Policy. If a child under 13 submits Personal Information and Company learns that Personal Information pertains to a child under 13, it will attempt to delete the information as soon as possible. It is Company’s policy to comply with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 and all other applicable laws. Therefore, Company restricts the Site and all other provided services to persons 18 years or older.

  2. Agreement with Policy and Continued Use of Site

    Unless stated otherwise, Company’s current Policy applies to all information that Company has about you, your account, and access to the Site. By using the Site, you consent to this Policy and having your Personal Information and data transferred and processed as described.

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Obituary

Webster - Went home to the Lord on February 5, 2021 just shy of her 99th birthday.

Predeceased by her parents John and Augusta Herbst Miller, sister Loretta Mooney, brothers Richard, Arthur and Edward. Survived by several nieces and nephews. She also leaves many dear and wonderful friends.

Born on a farm on Penfield Center Road, Dorothy was the youngest of five children and graduated from Webster High School in 1940. Her first job was at the former Sibley’s department store in Rochester. The bulk of her career, however, was spent at Eastman Kodak; she retired in March of 1982 after 41 years of service.

One of her greatest accomplishments was when she walked the streets of Irondequoit picking up bottles and cans for the 5-cent deposit from 1989 – 1997. Dorothy raised over $80,000 which she gave to the “poorest of the poor.” Some thought of her as homeless or “a bag lady." Her generosity for many religious orders, along with the school of the Holy Childhood, food cupboards, and churches of every denomination was appreciated throughout the community. She was an advocate for the vulnerable and the poor. She was an active member of the St. Ann’s Community for many years and Holy Trinity Parish. She was full of life and always gave more than she received. Thank you to the Maplewood Nursing Home and staff who cared for Dorothy during this challenging time.

Friends may attend her Funeral Mass on Friday, February 12th @10:00am at Holy Trinity Church, 1460 Ridge Road, Webster. Masks are required and social distancing will be observed. Interment will follow in Holy Trinity Cemetery. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Holy Trinity Cemetery, 1460 Ridge Road, Webster. To view her Funeral Mass, go to www.holytrinityweb.com and click on media and livestream.






The Autobiography of the Life of Dorothy K. Miller
November 2010

I, Dorothy K. Miller, a viable human being, entered the then quite complaisant world, adding to the growing population, desired and loved, on February 23, 1922. Days after birth, I was baptized into the Catholic faith.

One day, being left on the kitchen table, seemingly protected, my Mother went to the wall phone in the dining room to call and talk to her sister. She heard a noise from the kitchen and an outburst of tears. She found me on the floor - I had wiggled over the edge. Shocking!!!

As little children, we were in the fields with our mother - helping with the harvesting on the fifty-acre farm. I remember my older brother and me picking up potatoes that had surfaced via a digger. He would take three rows - two for him and one for me. I put the potatoes in piles, and I would get ahead of him and crawl upon an empty crate and go to sleep. He caught up to me, awakened me, and so on. In the hot summer days, we’d weed rows of carrots - eighty rods long - on our hands and knees. One time, they were so weedy; we could only weed three rows a day. In the fall, damp and cold days, we harvested carrots and put them in a huge pile and covered them with soil and carrot tops, waiting for a better price. When we dug them out, the mice lost their cozy home. I would come home from school, jump into my work clothes and turn the potato sorter to rate them as saleable or culls. The small ones (now sold as “salt potatoes” - costly) my dad fed to the pigs. We ate the rejects, only more work to prepare.

Hilarious, but true!!
Wheat and oats were harvested into shocks with binder twine and brought into the barn until threshing time. Every farm had one or two apple orchards. Every farmer made apple cider, which became hard cider. My mother always prayed that my father would not drink, as most farmers did. He would have a glass of cider at the barrel over a business transaction. Ginger Ale (big containers) was our social drink. On threshing day, my father would bring the cider barrel to the entrance of the cellar and put a glass under the tap, which always dripped. Threshing was a dusty, dirty job, and cider really cut the dirt breathed in. It must have been a very hot day; the women were preparing a banquet for the hungry men, and the men were busy in the barn. I was less than five years old, and probably thirsty. Someone found me at the cider barrel, drunk. I only remember the cellar stairs and a woman with me. Good consequences: ginger ale is like medicine to me - I drink it as I know it is good for me. No tea or coffee, no soft drinks, only milk. I went to a special Kodak dinner party. All went to the bar, but I stayed back. My boss came to me and asked if she could get anything for me. She suggested a glass of milk and asked the bartender for it. His reply was “Does she have an ulcer?”

A Test of Nerves
I came home from high school; my older brother was taking Regents exams. My father and brother had a full load of potatoes, stuck in the mud. My father drove the truck, my brother drove the big tractor hooked on, but could not budge. My brother asked me if I would drive a three-wheel tractor (two big wheels on the back and two small wheels, together on the front; a cub tractor.) We all pulled together. My cub, being the lightest machine, was standing on end. I held on and we got out of trouble. My brother remarked, “I didn’t think you would do it!” - successful ending. My father was a good provider and my mother a good cook.

School Daze
My home address was 1371 Penfield Center Rd., East Rochester, NY Rural Free Delivery (RFD). No home delivery. I was about one third mile from school, and my first day encounter found me coming home at recess time. I was immediately sent back to school. One day, as my older brother, a neighbor girl, and me - the youngest - walked to school, we skipped across a ditch on a board. Surprise!!! The board broke as I was on it and I fell into the water. I was drenched and had to go back home. I remember crying, as I could not go back to school - imagine that!!! The one room school - eight grades, one teacher, a potbelly stove for heat and making popcorn. My father was trustee of the school, and a neighbor was secretary. The books did not balance, so my father and sister poured over them to find the monetary discrepancy. Eventually, they found that the secretary had taken some money for his personal use. This annoyed my father, and he would not run for another term. I was transferred the next year to Holy Trinity School, in Webster. I graduated from Webster High School in 1940. Graduation night, a teacher offered to pay my college expenses, if I would go to college. I refused her gift, and it was the best decision I made. My first job was at Sibley’s Department store during the holidays. Then I studied for two weeks to prepare federal and state income tax returns for clients. Interesting. The Commissioner of Education of Buffalo had me file his returns. One businessman came with his records that didn’t balance; I had to find the error before I could complete his tax returns. On April 15, I applied for work at Kodak.

Eastman Kodak Co.
My first position at Kodak was that of a speed typist. Soon I was transferred to Research and Development Division. I did the testing on Kodacolor film before it was marketed. One providential feat prompted an opportunity to accept a big position with a group, doing special work for the director of the department, Photographic Technology Div. I was given a small piece of coated paper to test for quality before a huge coating would be permitted. In the dark room, I had to attach a leader to the small piece in order to thread it into a magazine, which would be attached to a printer. I had to advance the coated piece, by judgment, to the shutter of the printing machine. Providentially, when the piece was processed, my test was perfectly positioned. All the necessary data was produced, in color and density scales. I accepted the new position and worked for a nature photographer, listed in Who’s Who of America and rates with the top photographers in the world. She snapped the picture and I did the rest. She sold my prints, dye transfers - a lost art, for $1,000 a print. When I retired I was making sensitometric tablets for France. I was in the process of making the second one, when I left the company, almost 41 years of service.

Endeavors for the Poor and the Church
The arduous work on the 52-acre farm prepared me for the laborious future efforts for the poor and needy. I purchased my first car in 1950. I visited my sister, on a Saturday, six weeks before Christmas and was asked to drop off a donation for a box of Christmas cards received from Holy Angels Home on Winton Road, a home dedicated to helping girls of all faiths - incorrigibles, court cases. This was my first contact with the Sisters of Charity of the refuge, a semi-cloistered order. In the entry way were Christmas related articles for sale, as this was eight weeks prior to Christmas. I purchased what I could use and related to the Sisters at the turn, not being able to see them, and they were very grateful. On Sunday, I went to mass and the idea struck me - why don’t I go back and ask them if I can help them by selling their articles? They were delighted. I loaded my car with multiples of each article. I chose the Orchard Park area, above the Empire Blvd. Dugway, near the home to sell. I would come home from Kodak and jump into my car, park my car in the center of the street, and with a sample of my merchandise, go door-to-door. This was a nightly routine until eleven PM. This first year netted eight hundred dollars profit. One year, a woman made some home-made aprons for me to sell. The profit rose to a yearly fifteen hundred dollars.

My dad died in the fall of 1954. My mother would sit at the window, watching for my return; so I had to relinquish this project. I noted beautiful peaches on the ground - tree ripened, slightly bruised, but not saleable in the peach orchard across from the farm. I asked Earl Mack if I could pick them up for the home. He said yes. Again, I came home from Kodak, jumped into my old clothes and crawled under the trees until dark, then loaded my car and delivery. The nuns wrote him a “thank you” note and he remarked that this was the best note he had ever received.

Then I went to other farmers, begging for their unused produce: Chuck Schutt, peaches; Oscar Reiflin (later known as Happy Acres Golf Course), early cabbage heads; Harry Wingate gave me a whole field of turnips. Wilbert and Welch farms, cabbage; Joe Maier Farm dug missed carrots out of the earth one Sunday. I sensed a young deer, motionless, watching me. I picked beans at Rose Feldbaur and Fred Frenz Farms. Hilda Kaler gave me baskets of beans, unsold from the market. One Sunday, I harvested a truckload of cabbage, and threw heads to the poor in Downtown Rochester.

Unfortunate Occurrence
I borrowed my brother’s truck, which was handy for loading crates of produce collected. My cousin helped me harvest. We loaded and secured empty baskets; but in the dug way, wind dislodged a basket and it blew off, hitting the fender of a police car following me. The policeman was very nice, no damage. My cousin must have told my sister-in-law about the incident, and she tole me that I couldn’t take the truck again. This created a hardship, as I had to load crates into my station wagon, which was difficult.

After I had to stop my selling project for Holy Angels Home, I started a dollar-a-month donation project for the home. Father Tom Brown, and oblate of Mary Immaculate Order Priest from Rochester, working in Brazil Missions, asked me to start a quarter-a-month donation over a cup of coffee. Eventually, I had three monetary projects working - Holy Angels Home, Brazil Missions and The Carmelites, a cloistered order dedicated to prayer and sacrifice for the world. Gas prices were not prohibitive then, and I would travel to various towns to collect from my friends. All cash and donations for mass intentions were recorded. Brazil missions, close to $100,000. The Cenacle sisters, fancy-clothed dolls to sell; and this was another project.

The biggest and most rewarding project happened very unexpectedly. My friend, Eloise Weber and I were walking in Hudson Avenue Plaza one day, when she bent down and picked up an empty container of pop. My remark was, “That’s dirty,” and her reply was, “It’s worth a nickel.”

A New Project Emerged
Take note of this - for eight years, seven days a week, from early morning until late in the day, I walked the streets of Irondequoit, searching and picking up cans and bottles. Eventually, I had a route to pick up collections from interested suppliers. At first, they had to be sorted according to brand and manufacturer, boxes all over the cellar floor, as sorting bins. Eventually, Wegmans knew what I was doing, and allowed me to bring in big bags worth twelve dollars each, no piece meal deal. I picked up coins or dug them out of the tar on the streets. Often, I found wallets lost in the parking lots. I carefully searched for an address and called the owner, and told them that they had to personally come and retrieve it, intact. I told them why I found it and sometimes they would give me a donation. Eloise, a special person, would come and help me count the money, on the steps in the hallway of the apartment complex. A family would throw loose change in a jar; and each month I would find it with their containers on their front porch. Becket Hall, the seminarians, would have a jar with coins for the poor each month. Because, I was responsible for the proper disposition of another’s monies, I made sure that it was used for the poorest of the poor in totality. One of the nuns at Holy Angels Home had two priest cousins in the Franciscan Capuchin order in Pittsburgh, PA helping the missions in Papua, New Guinea. When a monthly letter arrived from me, they were overjoyed, as they knew the check would be a big one. Eventually, I had to stop, but not until I had reached over $72,000. Eternal blessings for all who participated.

Story Time
I had returned two big bags of containers at Wegmans, worth $24. I was in the checkout lane, with the two slips in my left hand at my side. When I raised my arm to cash out, I only had one slip. I looked at the floor, thinking I had dropped one. A woman and her daughter were behind me, and the woman said “ Did you lose something?” They looked too. I think the mother gently pulled one from my hand - I had no proof; so I lost $12. The poor did not lose, as I replaced it with my money. Sometime later at a checkout, I saw a folded $50 bill on the floor. I picked it up and when I unfolded it, there were two of them - $100 for the poor - over four times rewarded.

One day at the plaza, a truck kept edging up as I was on the sidewalk. When it was next to me a young girl rolled down the window and handed me $2. She thought I was poor. I explained what I was doing and she insisted that I take the money. This was a dirty job and I looked the part in dress. This young couple was an inspiration to me, and will reap their reward. In the heat, the cold, the rain fishing in the dumpsters, searching for coins, meeting new people, the reward was instantaneous, because it was all inspired. Delightfully motivated.

One day a man followed me for a distance, as he worried that a man, with ill intent was following, until he went in another direction. A photographer, unknown to me, followed me and took pictures. Later I was referred to him, when I wanted an event that I was hosting, photographed. When I picked up the album, he gave me a Catholic Forester magazine that contained an article and pictures he had taken pertaining to my can project. This was a delightful surprise.

Forgotten projects
Emergency Mass scheduling ( sickness, accident, surgery, sudden death ) through the Basilian Fathers at Aquinas Institute. A big project, until the shortage of priests occurred. Now I have picked up the consoling and efficacious opportunity to assist others in their immediate, perplexing situations by scheduling Masses through the Franciscan/Capuchin Mission Office in Pittsburgh, PA. I can call seven days a week and schedule special Masses offered the following day. These masses can be requested for any occasion; but the joy of being a part of someone’s life, when no other help is available is so rewarding. I am available for your requests.

Holy Spirit Church, Penfield, NY. I donated an out-door statue of the Sacred Heart and after the Mass and blessing invited 300 for a catered dinner.

Holy Trinity Church, Webster, NY. My grandparents were the first couple to be married at Holy Trinity Church. The Trinity Life Center was the recipient of large donations: Complete set of gold vestments, handmade in France; activated the bell in the tower; hooked up the telephone intercom system; big gang mower; big candlestick holders; censer; responsible for hundreds of thousands of dollars to see the Center come to fruition. We had a raffle, and I donated a large screen television. I walked door to door in the parish selling tickets and ended up selling over 1/4 of all the tickets sold.

Inspirational Thoughts
We only need faith the size of a mustard seed, and God will work miracles in and through us.

Recently, three of us were together, and we said a prayer for a dying person; she has miraculously recovered. God was in our midst.

Listen!!! God is speaking to us, will we respond?????
Let God shape your life; incredible things could happen and often do.

One day, we will all have to give an accounting of our stewardship, no recourse! Eternity is without end.

I am indebted to all who have shared in my life.

P.S.: Dear Reader:
May our hearts intertwine, and chime alleluias forever!!! Amen.
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    Friday February 12th, 2021 | 10:00am
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    Friday February 12th, 2021 10:00am
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    1460 Ridge Road
    Webster, New York 14580
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    1460 Ridge Rd.
    WEBSTER, NY 14580
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Eve Elzenga

Posted at 06:51pm
To Dear, Blessed Dorothy, I did not have the privilege of knowing you but I wish I could have. I read your obituary and was so moved. I know that you truly were an angel on earth. Thank you for caring for the forgotten people. It could so easily be any of us. Your story will inspire me forever. You will not be forgotten. Eve Elzenga, Rochester, NY
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