Dorothy A. Nyland, 80, of Dunedin, FL and Bronxville, NY passed away on Saturday, October 13th in Clearwater, Florida.
She is survived by her loving husband of 58 years William Donald. She was mother extraordinaire to 3 daughters Jeanne Doran, Marianne Nyland and Claire McGarvey. She was loved by her son in laws Lloyd Doran and Michael McGarvey. Grammy was adored by her 5 grandchildren Caitlin McGarvey, Brendan Doran, Julia McGarvey, Kevin McGarvey and Liam Nyland. She was one of 6 children born to Edward and Evelyn Shea in the Bronx. She is survived by her 2 sisters Jane Wager and Irene McCrory. She is predeceased by her sister Helen Kearns and her brothers James Shea and Edward Shea. She was the “favorite” aunt to 22 nephews and nieces. Long time resident of Yonkers, NY. Dorothy was an avid golfer and spent many years playing at Leewood Golf Club where she and her husband have been members for over 50 years. Calling hours at the Fred H. McGrath & Son Funeral Home between the hours of 7 to 9PM Thursday October 18 and 2 to 4 and 7 to 9PM Friday October 19, 2012. Mass of Christian Burial at Annunciation Church, Crestwood 10 AM Saturday October 20, 2012. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to The Cenacle Sisters of Ronkonkoma, attn: Development Office, 310 Cenacle Road, Ronkonkoma, NY 11779