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Dorothy E. Trimmer

By Joshua Smith
Oct 8, 2012, 12:21pm


Oakfield - Dorothy E. Trimmer, 81, of Oakfield, a former dental receptionist for Richard A. Valente, DDS, in Snyder, died Sunday, October 7, 2012 at Kenmore Mercy Hospital. 

Mrs. Trimmer was born July 7, 1931 in Buffalo, the daughter of the late Thomas A. and Herta G.  (Schmidt) Carroll.

She graduated from Bryant and Stratton Business School.  She was a member of the Alabama- Basom United Methodist Church since 2005, the Jolly Seniors in Alabama, Alabama Quilting Ministry and Herwig Singing Society a Bavarian Singing Society.  She was a professional soloist and enjoyed singing.

Her husband, Donald R. Trimmer, died March 5, 2004.

Survivors include 2 daughters, Anita (Dennis) Giles and Sandra Trimmer, both of Oakfield; 5 grandchildren, David M. Giles, Christopher A. Pritchard, Nicholas A. Pritchard, Jeremy M. Pritchard and Emily E. Trimmer, all of Oakfield and a great-grandchild, Adam J. Pritchard of Oakfield.

Friends may call on Tuesday from 4:30 to 7:30 pm at Burdett & Sanford Funeral Home, 11 Maple Ave., Oakfield where services will be at 11 a.m., Wednesday.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Alabama - Basom United Methodist Church, 1392 Church St., Alabama, NY 14003.  Burial will be in Alabama Cemetery.  Please leave a condolence, share a story or light a candle at


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