Dorothy Mae (Roland) Park, age 78, of Florence, Indiana, passed away with her loving family by her side at 8:50 a.m. on Saturday, December 29th, 2018, at her residence.
Dorothy entered this life on October 6th, 1940, in Grant County, Kentucky, the daughter of the late Arthur and Martha Katherine (Wainscott) Roland. She was raised in Aurora, Indiana, where she attended school.
Dorothy was united in marriage on November 6th, 1954, in Switzerland County, to the late Orville Robinson. This union was blessed with three daughters: Helen, Deanna and Kathy. She was later united in marriage on April 19th, 1980, in Nashville, Indiana, to the late Raymond Clarence Park. Dorothy and Raymond shared over 37 years of marriage together until he passed away on December 1st, 2017.
Dorothy was employed for the Plastic Molding Factory in East Enterprise for 15 years; and for Randall-Textron in Vevay for five years. She was also employed for TG&Y in Madison, and in South Carolina.
Dorothy co-owned and co-operated Ray’s Package Store in Vevay for 10 years. She also co-owned and co-operated Robinson Laundromat in Vevay for five years.
Dorothy had resided in the Switzerland County community since 1967. She was a faithful patron of the St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital and Veterans organizations. Dorothy enjoyed going out on the boat and fishing with Raymond, driving a golf-cart, traveling and keeping a meticulous home and lawn.
Dorothy will be deeply missed by her daughters: Helen Marie Wainscott of Vevay, Deanna Dolby and her husband Chris of Sanders, Kentucky, and Kathy Wyatt and her husband Stan of Perry Park, Kentucky; by her grandchildren: Jeremy Springer and his companion Vanessa, Amanda Dunavent and her husband Chad, and Samantha Dowey and her husband Steve; by her great-grandchildren: Kyndal, Izzy, Maddie, Dolan and Hunter; and her grand puppies: Bentley, Truman and Maggie.
She is also survived by her brothers: Charles Roland and his wife Barbara of Aurora, Indiana and Raymond Roland and his companion Cheryl of Bear Branch, Indiana; and her several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Arthur and Martha Katherine (Wainscott) Roland; by her husband, Raymond Clarence Park, who died on December 1st, 2017; and her brother, Marvin R. Roland, who died on May 29th, 2016.
Funeral services will be conducted on Wednesday, January 2nd, at 1 p.m., by Brother Joe Kendall at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home, 208 Ferry Street Vevay, Indiana, 47043. Interment will follow in the Vevay Cemetery.
Friends may call on the family on Wednesday, January 2nd, from 11 a.m. until the time of the service at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Vevay American Legion Post #185 Relief Fund. Cards are available at the funeral home.