Dorothy Walton
Dorothy Walton
Dorothy Walton

Obituary of Dorothy E. Walton

Dorothy Elizabeth Walton (Nee Dirk) passed away peacefully in her sleep on May 20th at home in Roseland, NJ. Born in 1921 in Little Falls, New Jersey and the first child of Otto Dirk and Rose Bogli. She spent her younger years in Singac, Little Falls, Paterson before moving to Fairfield, NJ and then retiring to Panama City, Florida. She returned to New Jersey to live with her niece in Roseland, New Jersey.

Dorothy worked a number of jobs including Western Electric in Newark & East Orange and Bendix (now Honeywell) in Teterboro, retiring in 1962. She was predeceased by her husband of fifty-three years Rodger V. Walton, who passed away in 1998, her brother William in 2004, sister Bertha (Sisco) in 1996 and niece Karen (Sisco) in 2017. She is survived by her brother Arthur Dirk, Nieces, Barbara Dirk, JoAnn Horn, Rose Marie Sisco, Diane Bryan and Nephews Carl Dirk, George Dirk, Albert D. Sisco, Robert Dirk great nieces and nephews, Shawn Horn, Kevin Horn, Beth Pstrak, Jacqueline Bryan, James Bryan, Grayson Dirk, Nina Sisco and Jason Sisco.

Dorothy was an passionate animal lover, having had many dogs and cats in her life time and supported animal rescue causes.

A private graveside service is scheduled for family and close friends at Laurel Grove Cemetery in Totowa, NJ. There will be no viewing. 

Donations can be made to your favorite charity.

Arrangements are under the care of Burroughs, Kohr & Dangler Funeral Home, Madison.

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