Dorothy M. Bolton

Dorothy May Benjamin Bolton, a loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother, passed away Tuesday February 20, 2018 in Cooperstown, NY.

Dorothy was born September 18, 1927 in Burlington, NY the daughter of the late Murray and Florence Stickles Benjamin. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her loving husband of 35 years, Bruce, grandchildren Ericka and David Bolton, siblings Richard, Adrian, Donald, Murray Jr, Orlo, Sidney, Charles, Ada, Verona, Carrie Bookhout, and Mildred Stebbins.

She is survived by children, Patricia , James (Tam), Jack (Gail), Thomas (Demi) Bolton, grandchildren April (Scott) Smith, Daniel (Jody), Mark (Amy), Mike (Jenilee), Jeremy (Megan), Kevin, Ryan Bolton, great-grandchildren Arissa, Avery, Alli Bolton, Anna and Benjamin Smith, Brenna, Bryce, Madison, Rory, Braelyn, Landon, Eliana, and Abner Bolton, a brother Kenneth, sisters-in-law Martha, Jeanette, and Sharon Benjamin, several nieces and nephews.

A lifetime resident of the area, Dorothy was employed with Edmeston Central School from 1958 to 1990. She was a member of the 1st Baptist Church of Burlington where she taught Sunday school, and sang in the choir. She was also an avid quilter.

A graveside committal service will be 10:00 A.M. Saturday February 24 at the Burlington Green Cemetery, County Rt 16 in Burlington, with Pastor Barry Davis officiating. Calling hours will be 4:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. Friday February 23rd at the Delker and Terry Funeral Home 30 South Street Edmeston, NY. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the First Baptist Church of Burlington 225 County Highway 16 Burlington Flats, NY 13315, or the Edmeston Emergency Squad 27 East Street Edmeston, NY 13335 in loving memory of Dorothy.

Arrangements are with NYS Licensed Funeral Director David Delker of Delker and Terry Funeral Home. To send condolences visit or Facebook/Delker and Terry Funeral Home.

8 thoughts on “Dorothy M. Bolton”

  1. Bolton family…. Sorry to hear about your Dorothy passing away. I still remember working in cafeteria with Dorothy & girls ..nice first job and had good food.

  2. To Pat, Jim, Jack & Tom and the entire Bolton family…….Our condolences to all of you for the loss of your loved one. Dorothy was a wonderful person who was one of the first to welcome us to the area so many years ago. We looked forward to her cooking and baking during special events. You were fortunate to have had her for so many years and those wonderful memories will live on with each of you. RIP, Dorothy.
    In Sympathy,
    Sheila & Mike Serbay

  3. To the Bolton Family- So sorry to hear about your loss. I will always remember her from school. She was a super lady – Sending prayers.

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