Holly, Dorothy Ann
Birth: Tuesday, February 10, 1925 in Morganza, Maryland
Residence: Leonardtown, Maryland
Death: Monday, March 04, 2013 at the age of 88
Laid to Rest: Saturday, March 09, 2013 in the St. Aloysius Catholic Church Cemetery, Leonardtown, Maryland
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Dorothy "Doris" Ann Holly, 88 of Leonardtown, MD died March 4, 2013 at St. Mary's Hospital in Leonardtown, MD 20650. Born February 10, 1925 in Morganza, MD, she was the third child of six born to the late Jesse Thomas and Margaret Stewart Thomas.
Doris was a lifelong resident of St. Mary's County. In 1954, she married her late husband, Joseph Oscar Holly. She dedicated her life working for Edward and Agnes Long as a caretaker for over 57 years. She became an integral part of their family. She was a great friend, companion, and comforter to the Long family. Doris will be remembered for her joyful spirit and sense of humor, her energy and hard work as a homemaker, and her loyalty to family and friends. She was a long time member of St. Aloysius Church.
Doris is survived by her first cousins, Jane Catherine Taylor, Mary Rose Young, Frances Herbert and James Victor Young; her step-children, Mary Holly Carr, Mary Catherine Holly Fenwick, Mary Elizabeth Holly Fluellan, and James Edward Young; 4 step-grandchildren, 9 step-great grandchildren, and 5 step great-great grandchildren.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her siblings, George Thomas, Elizabeth Brinsfield, Maggie Thomas, James Thomas, and Mary Agnes Burrell; and her step-son, Joseph Oscar Holly Jr.
Family and friends will be received for Doris' Celebration of Life on Saturday, March 9, 2013 from 8:00 a.m. until 10:00 a.m. at the Brinsfield Funeral Home, 22955 Hollywood Road, Leonardtown, MD 20650. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Reverend John Dakes at 10:30 a.m. at St. Aloysius Church, 22800 Washington Street, Leonardtown, MD. Interment will follow in St. Aloysius Cemetery.
Serving as pallbearers will be Joseph A. Young, William Taylor, Joseph Taylor, Francis Evans, Louis Stewart, and Jonathan Taylor.
Memorial contributions may be made to Leonardtown Volunteer Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 299, Leonardtown, MD 20650.
Arrangements by the Brinsfield Funeral Home, P.A., Leonardtown, MD.