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Dorothy Alford Lobdell




AAFA #0822

1926 FL –2010 FL




Tampa, Hillsborough Co., FL—Thursday, 4 March 2010


            Lobdell, Dorothy A., 83, of Lakeland, died March 1, 2010. She is survived by a son, two daughters, three sisters, six grandchildren, and seven great-grand-children. Heath FC


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Catskill, Greene Co., NY—Wednesday, 7 July 2010


            Dorothy A. “Polly” Lobdell, 83 of Lakeland, Florida and formerly of New Concord, New York died March 1, 2010 from respiratory failure. She was born on August 4, 1926 in Lakeland, Florida. Polly worked as a telephone operator for the Taconic Telephone Service. She was a long time member of the East Chatham Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary, the New Concord Reformed Church and for 63 years in the East Chatham Grange.

            Her beloved husband Richard F. Lobdell preceded her in death.

            She is survived by her children; daughter Linda Pirrone (Robert) of Kinderhook, N.Y.; daughter Eva Ford (Marlin) of Mt Pleasant, IA and son Richard Lobdell (Becky) of Mt Pleasant, IA; 6 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren. She is also survived by her sisters Renna Roach, Hilda Lobdell, and Ruth Canup all of Lakeland, Florida.

            Polly was cremated at the time of her death in Lakeland, Florida. Polly’s friends and family are invited to gather and meet with her children in her honor and remembrance at the Red Rock Fire Station in Red Rock, New York on Sunday, July 18 anytime between 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. A luncheon will be provided.


AAFA NOTES: SSDI records confirm the birth and death dates of Dorothy A. Lobdell (SS# issued in FL), last residence Lakeland, Polk Co., FL.

            We included the obituaries of her siblings Mary Ethel Alford Holmes and Robert Sherwood Alford, AAFA #0509, in Florida Obituaries.

            For more information about this family, see AAFA’s published genealogy Known Descendants of James Lodwick Alford (1749–1820).

            Her lineage: Dorothy Adella 1926 FL1, Dewey Leorus 1898 GA2, William Leorus Haywood 1863 GA3, Green Haywood 1820 NC4, Green 1787 NC5, James Lodwick 1749 NC6.