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IN MEMORIAM: Dorothy M. Carter, 96;

Husband Predeceased Her By 14 Years

COOPERSTOWN – Dorothy Mae McKenzie Carter, 96, died December 29, 2020, at Bassett Hospital.

Born May 28, 1924, in St. Croix Falls, Wisc., she was a daughter of Roy and Thora (Thomas) McKenzie.

For many years she was a faithful member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Dorothy is survived by her daughter, Joan Esther Carter Bruneau, Cooperstown, and husband Wilfred Roland Bruneau; a son-in-law, Joseph David Anthony Valdez; seven grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren. She is further survived by two brothers, Leslie McKenzie and George McKenzie and wife, Donna; sister Barbara Johnson and husband, Norman, and their families.

She was predeceased by her husband, Royal Albert Carter, who died Oct. 10, 2006; a daughter, Jean Elizabeth Carter Valdez: a sister, Beth Penny; and a brother, Lyle McKenzie.

Friends are invited to pay their respects at the Connell, Dow & Deysenroth Funeral Home, 82 Chestnut Street, Cooperstown, 4-6 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 4.

With respect for current COVID-19 restrictions and regulations, all attending must wear a face mask or covering and observe proper physical distancing. Due to current regulations that only permit a certain number of people in the funeral home at one time, please be prepared to wait outside before entering.

Burial will be later in Crescent Hill Memorial Gardens, Columbia, SC.

Arrangements are under the care and guidance of the Connell, Dow & Deysenroth Funeral Home in Cooperstown.


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