September 26, 1934 - July 4, 2017
Dorothy “Dotty” R. Story of Acra, NY, passed away on July 4, 2017 at her home. She was born on September 26, 1934, in Lynbrook, N.Y. and was the daughter of the late Ethel and Frederick Ludecker. After graduation from Cairo Central School in 1952, she married Frank H. Abruzzo of Catskill and in 1958 they moved to California then settled in Oregon in 1962. Besides her parents, she is predeceased by her first husband Frank in 1969, son Nick in 1978, daughter Lena in 2000, sister Grace, and brothers Charley and Fred. Mrs. Story returned to Cairo in 1988 and in 1989 she married a fellow classmate, Robert L. Story who survives. She is also survived by her son Fred Abruzzo (Carie) of Madras, Oregon, daughter Mary Montague (Jon) of Grants Pass, Oregon, her son in law Tom Le Matty (Sue) of Springfield, Oregon four grandchildren Tammy Smith of LaPine, Oregon, Lance Montague of Carson City, NV, Melanee Lewis (Sam) of Grants Pass, Oregon, Greg Montague (Alyce) Grants Pass, Oregon, five great grandchildren, Tristin and Kylie Smith, Camberlee and Carmen Lewis and Quiton Montague. Also surviving is her sister in law Kathy Jurgens of Cairo, NY, step daughter Lynn Keidong and her family of Schoharie, NY and several nieces, nephews, cousins, and great nieces and great nephews. Mrs. Story was an avid bird watcher and gardener. She especially enjoyed winters in Florida. She was a member of The Cairo United Methodist Church, United Women’s Group, and a life member of the Ladies Auxiliary VFW Post # 4108, Redmond, Oregon and a Lady Shriner. Relatives and friends are cordially invited to attend calling hours at Richards Funeral Home, 29 Bross Street, Cairo, N.Y. on Sunday, July 9, 2017 from 3:00 – 7:00 PM. Funeral services will be held at The Cairo United Methodist Church, Cairo, NY, on Monday, July 10, 2017at 11:00 A.M. with Pastor Amy Tompkins officiating. Interment will follow in the family plot of The Cairo Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to The Cairo United Methodist Church, C/O Mrs. Cathy Jeune, P.O. Box 46, Cairo, NY, 12413, or to The Community Hospice, 47 Liberty Street, Catskill, NY 12414. Condolences may be made at www.richardsfuneralhomeinc.net.
Dorothy “Dotty” R. Story of Acra, NY, passed away on July 4, 2017 at her home. She was born on September 26, 1934, in Lynbrook, N.Y. and was the daughter of the late Ethel and Frederick Ludecker. After graduation from Cairo Central... View Obituary & Service Information
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