Swint, Dorothy M., Saginaw, Michigan

Barbara P. Frost

Passed away on Saturday, June 26, 2010 at Covenant HeathCare - Cooper. Age 85 years. Dorothy Marie Westbrook was born on March 18, 1925 in Beebe, Arkansas to the late John and Addie (Aunspaugh) Westbrook. She married Carlos A. Swint on January 15, 1950 in Leesville, Louisiana. He predeceased her on August 9, 2001. Dorothy was employed by Tupperware Home Sales and was in the top 15 in U.S. sales. She was an active member of Immanuel Baptist Church. Dorothy loved gardening and canning. Surviving are her children, Bill (Sue) Osborne, Carol (Tom) Wells, Hollis “Bud” (fiancée’ Wendie) McCabe Jr. and Rick (Nit) Swint; seven grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren; a great-great-granddaughter, and a sister, Elizabeth Epps. Dorothy was preceded in death by her husband, Carlos; a daughter, Yvonne Jackson; five sisters, Lucille Childress, Mattie Huntley, Floy May Burkes, Thelma Spence, and Christine Westbrook and four brothers, Leonard, Dutch Bertie, and Marvin Westbrook. Dorothy’s Funeral Service will take place at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, June 29, 2010 at Deisler Funeral Home, 2233 Hemmeter Road (off State). Pastor Paul Hinz will officiate. Entombment will follow in Roselawn Memorial Mausoleum. Friends may call at the Deisler Funeral Home on Monday from 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and on Tuesday from 10:00 a.m. until time of service. Those planning an expression of sympathy may consider memorials to Saginaw County Animal Care Center, American Cancer Society, or charity of choice. Please share your thoughts and memories with Dorothy’s family at the funeral home or through www.deislerfuneralhome.com.