Dorothy June Double, 83, of 7050 Allens Park Drive, Colorado Springs, Colo., formerly of New Castle, died the morning of Feb. 11, 2009, in Memorial Hospital, Colorado Springs.

She was born July 16, 1925, in New Castle, to the late Harry E. and Carrie M. Duncan Fye.

Dorothy was married to G. Gaylord Double for 57 years. He preceded her in death on March 8, 2006.

Dorothy worked for seven years as a certified nursing assistant at Golden Hill Nursing Home.

She was a telephone operator for three years at Bell Telephone in New Castle.

Dorothy was a loving homemaker for her husband, children and grandchildren.

Dorothy was Protestant and belonged to the Pulaski Presbyterian Church.

Dorothy graduated in 1942 from New Castle High School.

She was a member of AARP and a senior center member.

She loved her computer and enjoyed surfing the Web. Dorothy was a contributing writer to the New Wilmington Globe and a full-time mom and grandmother to her family.

Survivors include two sons and daughter-in-laws, John G. and Lynn Double of Colorado Springs and David E. and Roberta Double of Temple, N.H.; one brother and sister-in-law, Kenneth E. and Linda Fye of New Castle; one sister, Betty M. Grandey of New Castle; seven grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents and husband, G. Gaylord Double.

Visitation for family and friends will take place from 5 to 8 p.m., Monday, Feb. 16, at the Noga Funeral Home, 1142 S. Mill St. A procession will leave the funeral home at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday for Pulaski Presbyterian Church, where a funeral service will be celebrated at 1 p.m. The Rev. Robert Hibshman will officiate. Burial will be in Graceland Cemetery.

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