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Dorothy Helen Twing

November 20, 1917 May 31, 2019
Dorothy  Helen  Twing
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Obituary for Dorothy Helen Twing

Falls Village --- Dorothy Helen Twing, age 101 died peacefully May 31, 2019 at Geer Nursing Home. She was born in 1917 in Cornwall Hollow, CT., to Carrie and Eber Yale. She married Albert Twing in 1937 and lived most of her life in Falls Village. Albert preceded her in death in 2001. Dorothy enjoyed being a farmers wife and homemaker. She had the gift of entertaining and often hosted gatherings at her home. She was famous in the area for her baked goods, coleslaw and baked beans. She also served on the Falls Village Woman’s Auxiliary for many years. Dorothy was a dedicated Mother to her daughter, Judith (Joseph) Rinaldi of Falls Village and a loving Grandmother to her four Grandchildren, Jean (Craig) West of Middletown, CT., James (Christine) Rinaldi of Cedarville, OH., Julie (Paul) Latina of Falls Village and Joanna (Jeremy) Pheasant of Haydenville, MA.. She also treasured being a Great-Grandmother to Ryanne Rinaldi, Ryder Rinaldi, Isabelle Latina and Anthony Latina. Dorothy was predeceased by her eight siblings, Raymond, Clara, Charlotte, Richard, Esther, Evelyn, Elizabeth and Gordon. Friends may call on Friday, June 7, 2019 at Montano Shea Funeral Home, 922 Main Street, Winsted from 10 – 11 AM with a brief service at 11 AM. Burial will be private at Norfolk Center Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations can be sent to the Falls Village Fire Department, 188 US-7S, Falls Village, CT 06031. Visit an online guestbook at


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