Dorothy Plourde King

15 years ago

King, Dorothy P., 81, December 16, 2009.  Arrangements by Dunn Funeral Home, Houlton.  Interment to be held in the spring.
    HOULTON – Dorothy Plourde King, 81, wife of the late Harry E. King Jr., passed away peacefully Dec. 16, 2009, surrounded by her loving family at Houlton Regional Hospital. She was born Sept. 23, 1928, in Stockholm, the daughter of Magloire and Annie (Chasse) Plourde.
    Dorothy was a loving and caring wife, mother and grandmother. She enjoyed sewing, knitting, crocheting, cross-stitch and other handcrafts. These projects she lovingly bestowed on her family and friends. Dorothy was a member of Border Belles, a local chapter of the Red Hat Society.
    She is survived by her six children and their spouses, Roderick and Kathleen King of Ludlow, Douglas and Ellie King of Rockland, Cheryl and Michael Sawyer of Merrill, Brian and Joni King of Ludlow, Denice Tidd of Houlton and her special friend, Pragat Chaudhari, of Massachusetts, and Mark and Karen King of Saco; 16 grandchildren, Jason, Craghen and Christian King, Erin McKinney, Aleshia Tarr and her husband, Adam, Justin King, Nathan Murphy, Daniel Murphy and his wife, Melanie, Patrick Sawyer, Ryan King, Jessica King, Marcie Norton and her husband, DJ, Monica Tidd, Ian Bauersfeld, Nicholas Carmichael and Lyssa King; 14 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Priscilla Benson of Rockland, and Sylvia Geri Root and her husband, Albert, of Wethersfield, Conn.; a brother, Alan Plourd of Bridgewater; her sister-in-law, Jean Jones of Lawton, Okla.; her best friend, Vilda Adams of Houlton; many nieces and nephews.
    She was predeceased by her parents; her beloved husband of 50 years, Harry E. King Jr.; and her brother, Dorson Plourde.
    At Dorothy's request, there will be no visiting hours. A graveside service will be held in the spring. Gifts may be made in Dorothy's memory to Ronald McDonald House or the charity of one's choice, care of Dunn Funeral Home, 11 Park St., Houlton, ME 04730.