Dorothy M. Rolling

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Dorothy M. Rolling

April 18, 1938 - January 09, 2019

Dorothy M. Rolling Dorothy M. (Marsh) Rolling died January 9, 2019, at Memorial Medical Center. Born in Niagara Falls, NY on April 18, 1938, she was the daughter of William and MaryAnn (Vince) Marsh.
Dorothy graduated from St. Mary's High School in 1956 and Mercy School of Nursing in 1959. She worked as a nurse at St. Mary's Hospital until her retirement and then began a second career as Niagara County Historian, as well as taking over the position of Town of Niagara Historian from her mother.
Jerald and Dorothy shared a love of history and family genealogy, belonging to the Niagara County Genealogical Society, Town of Niagara Historical Society and she was the former vice president of the Oakwood Cemetery Board of Trustees.
She is survived by her children, Kevin (Marcella) Rolling, Karyn (Richard) Morrison, Laverne Rolling and Marjorie (Wayne) DeVantier; grandchildren, Jerald, Patrick, Timothy, William and Marie Rolling, Sarah, Benjamin and Andrew DeVantier, and cherished adoptive grandchildren, Megan Hathaway and Audrey Seekins; sister-in-law, Margaret (late Ralph) Fuller; brothers-in-law, Robert (Sherry) and Joseph (Joyce) Rolling; aunts, Julie (late Max) Fetterly, Marilyn (late Martin) and many cousins. Also survived by many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and nephews and dear friends. Predeceased by her husband of 49 years, Jerald Rolling (2010); daughter, Lynne Marie Rolling; brothers, William (late Helen) and Carl (Katy) Marsh; sister, Carol Ann Marsh and brother-in-law, Peter (Christine) Rolling.
Friends may call Sunday, January 13th from 2-6 PM at ZAJAC FUNERAL HOME, INC., 319-24th St., cor. Welch Ave., Niagara Falls, NY. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place Monday, January 14th at 9:30AM, at St. Mary's of the Cataract Church, 259-4th St. EVERYONE PLEASE ASSEMBLE AT CHURCH. Burial to follow at Oakwood Cemetery, Niagara Falls, NY. Donations in her memory may be made to The Friends of Oakwood Cemetery, 763 Portage Road, Niagara Falls, NY 14301, or
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Published on January 11, 2019
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Norm LaJoie
Jan 16, 2019
Dorothy was Niagara County Historian when I became Town of Hartland Historian in 1997. At that time I was 52 years old and she referred to me as the baby. She was a great person, and it grieves me to see that she has passed.
Norm LaJoie
Larry Haseley
Jan 16, 2019
I knew Dorothy for over 35 years, and she was a very nice lady with a wealth of knowledge!! I was thinking of her on Monday, and planned to call her --she will be missed!!
Elaine Anderson Gallagher
Jan 16, 2019
Prayers for family and friends. Dorothy was an excellent labor and delivery nurse and shared her knowledge with me as a new graduate. I admired her great,y. She will be missed. 🙏🏻🙏🏻😢
Justin J. M. Higner--Wheatfield Town Historian
Jan 15, 2019
Me and my family's most sincere condolences as well as the condolences of my town. Mrs. Rolling is of a life and a career I appreciate and honor. All of the best and prayers to the family, friends, and fellow colleagues at this time.
Kathy Firth Vaughn
Jan 12, 2019
God Bless Dorothy ... she was a wonderful Caring Nurse on Labor and Delivery and moved around like the wind !! I was a new graduate and she was a good teacher

My Condolences 💐
Jan 12, 2019
Dear Rolling family,
I am so sorry for your loss. I extend my heartfelt condolences to the family. Dorothy will be missed. God will not forget the hard work Dorothy did to help take care of people. One day all sickness will be gone as promised by God Isaiah 33:24. Soon he will bring back to life our loved ones including Dorothy. This promise is found in the Bible at John 5:28,29
Mike Moyer
Jan 12, 2019
Dorothy was a lady that all who new her will miss her dearly. She was always helping others and truly enjoyed doing what she did . Dorothy and Jerry were super people, dedicated to their family and their town. God is now getting a history lesson from Dorothy, finding out things he didn't know. God bless you dear lady and your family.