Ms. Dorothea Worrall Palmer died on January 7, 2016 at the Canterbury in Cedar Grove. Visiting will be in the Prout Funeral Home, 370 Bloomfield Avenue, Verona on Friday, January 15 from 3 to 6 p.m.
A funeral service officiated by the Reverend Gerard Racioppi will be held Friday at 5 p.m. Interment will be held on Saturday, January 16 at 10:30 a.m. in the Greenwood Cemetery in Brooklyn, N.Y.
Born in Glen Ridge, Dottie was a lifelong resident of Verona. She graduated from Verona High School, Syracuse University and was a sister in Phi Mu.
Dottie was predeceased by her parents, Arthur W. and Helen Benedict Palmer and her husband, Raymond Mark DeRogatis.
She is survived by her life partner, Paul McCormack and her cousins.