Smithfield: Obituaries

Dorothy Allen Goettman

Dorothy Allen Goettman of Clearwater FL passed away March 5, 2017 in Winter Park FL. She was born Sept 25, 1924 in Bar Harbor ME, daughter of Harold Gates Allen & Madeline Gladys Gray Allen. She was predeceased by her parents, her husband, Andrew T. Goettman, her brother Stuart E Allen & her daughter, Carol Goettman. She is survived by daughters Nancy Goettman of San Antonio TX, Linda Bryant & husband Virgil “Ed” Bryant of Winter Park FL & W. Yarmouth MA, Diana Towe & husband Robert of Asheville NC, & son Andrew Jr., & wife Sheree of Benson NC. Her grandchildren are Russell Wilson & wife Denise of Winter Park FL, Farrah Kaeser & husband Noah of Stonington CT, Robyn Evans & husband William of Monterey VA, Natallie Towe of Greenville NC, & Everette Goettman of Roanoke Rapids NC. Great-grandchildren are Elizabeth & Miranda Evans in Monterey VA. She had numerous nieces & nephews as well as step-grandchildren & step-great-grandchildren.Dotti was raised during the Depression, married an airman during World War II & raised five children. Her husband’s engineering career took them through 13 states from New England to the South. After the loss of her husband while living in Benson NC, she moved to Clearwater FL to live near her Colby College roommate, Shirley Dudley as they joined Duplicate Bridge groups & Dotti attended Countryside Christian Church. Her children are having a Poconos family reunion during the weekend of August 5th & 6th to celebrate her life with graveside services in Bloomingburg, N.Y. where her remains will be buried next to her husband. Contact daughter Linda at 978-618-9677 or gate <a href=""></a> for details.