Dorothy Ruth Bradbury (nee Morris), 87, of Closter, NJ for 60 years, passed away peacefully at home on Monday, October 24, 2016. Beloved wife of the late Robert C. Bradbury. Cherished mother of Lee A. Bradbury of Closter, David C. Bradbury of Schoharie, NY, and Todd C. Bradbury and wife Sasha of Closter. Adored grandmother of Darrin Christopher Bradbury and Allison Jane Bradbury.
Born in the Bronx, to Henry Ivor Morris and Dorothy Rose Searing Morris, raised through the Depression/War time era. Graduate of Christopher Columbus High School. Worked at Gimbels Dept. Store, Manhattan while putting herself through Ballard Secretarial School. She began her career at Eastern Airlines as a sec’y to the Dept. Manager of Traffic then to Colonial Airlines as an executive sec’y to the VP. In the 50’s Dorothy worked as a PR Rep at Dudley Anderson Yutzy where she was the right hand of Kate Yutzy. They became lifelong friends. It was there she met the love of her life Robert, together they raised 3 children. Dorothy enjoyed spending free time in the water and beach of eastern long island. In her later years she enjoyed time spent at the Closter Senior Center.
A Memorial Service will be held Saturday, 10/29/16 at 11:00 AM at the Community Church of Harrington Park, 1 Spring St., Harrington Park, NJ.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Dorothy’s memory may be made to The Nature Conservancy, Mashomack Preserve, P.O. Box 850, Shelter Island, NY 11964