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Dorothy Downes

March 18, 1936 ~ January 3, 2024 (age 87) 87 Years Old

Dorothy Downes Obituary

Dorothy Downes, 87, of Jersey City, entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, January 3, 2023. She was an extremely loving, selfless woman who put her family before everything. She had a love for dancing, cooking, and spending time with friends and family. 

Dorothy was the daughter of the late John and Eva Glospie, the beloved wife of the late Thomas Robert Downes, incredible mother of Karen Downes-Silberman and Thomas Downes, loving nanny to Ashley Silberman, and cherished sister of Carol, Bobby, and the late Gertrude.

Although she will be greatly missed, her legacy and spirit live on in the hearts of all those who knew her. 

In lieu of flowers, donations to the American Parkinson Disease Association are greatly appreciated. Donations can be made here: https://www.apdaparkinson.org/get-involved/memorial-and-tribute-gifts/?gad_source=1

A visitation will be held on Sunday, January 7, 2024, from 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM at the funeral home (For GPS, please use our parking lot address: 14 Stagg Street, Jersey City, NJ 07306). Funeral services will begin Monday, January 8, 2024, 10:00 AM at the funeral home followed by an 11:00 AM mass at St. Anne's Church, Jersey City. Interment will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery, N. Arlington.

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January 7, 2024

2:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Riotto Funeral Home & Cremation Company
3205 John F. Kennedy Blvd.
Jersey City, NJ 07306

Gathering of Family and Friends
January 8, 2024

10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Riotto Funeral Home & Cremation Company
3205 John F. Kennedy Blvd.
Jersey City, NJ 07306

Funeral Mass
January 8, 2024

11:00 AM
St. Anne s Church (Jersey City)

January 8, 2024

12:30 PM
Holy Cross Cemetery
340 Ridge Rd.
North Arlington, NJ 07031


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