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Gene R Dorathy - 73
8/27/1937 - 10/9/2010

Tampico - Gene R. Dorathy, age 73, of Tampico, Illinois died Saturday October 9, 2010 at his home
surrounded by his loving family

He was born on August 27, 1937 in Prophetstown, Illinois, the son of Theodore and Ruth (Ross) Dorathy. Gene was united in marriage to Shirley (Roush) on June 9, 1956 in Tampico, Illinois. Member of St. Mary’s Catholic in Tampico. He was Supervisor for GoodYear Tire for 33 years retiring in 1997. Gene enjoyed fishing and gardening.

He is survived by his wife, two daughters Lori (Michele) Dorathy of Dixon, Illinois; Leann (John) Osterdock of Tampico, Illinois; two sons Patrick (Deb) Dorathy of Tampico, Illinois, Brian (Catherine) Dorathy of Rock Falls, Illinois; eight grandchildren and sixteen great grandchildren.

Preceded in death by his parents, one sister, five brothers and twin grandchildren.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday at 10 AM at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Tampico, Illinois with Monsignor Thomas Dzielak, pastor officiating. Burial will be held at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Tampico, Illinois. Visitation will be held on Tuesday from 4 to 7 PM at Garland Funeral Home in Tampico, Illinois, with Rosary recited at 3:45PM. A MEMORIAL HAS BEEN ESTABLISHED IN HIS MEMORY IN LIEU OF FLOWERS. Condolences can be sent to www.garlandfuneralhome.com.

Visitation:
Visitation will be held on Tuesday from 4 to 7 PM at Garland Funeral Home in Tampico, Illinois, with Rosary recited at 3:45PM.

Services:
Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday at 10 AM at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Tampico, Illinois with Monsignor Thomas Dzielak, pastor officiating.

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