Obituary: Dorothy (Ramsey) Dumonski


NAUGATUCK — Dorothy “Dottie” (Ramsey) Dumonski, 89, died peacefully on May 3, 2020, at Glendale Center.

Dottie was born on Aug. 4, 1930, in East Hampton, Mass., daughter of the late James and Josephine Ramsey, and had lived in Naugatuck for most of her life. For many years she worked as a legal secretary in the office of attorney Bernard L. Avcollie.

Dottie is survived by her daughter, Gail Thurston and her husband, James F. Thurston III; her son, David Dumonski and his wife, Tammi Dumonski; and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. In addition to her parents, Dottie was predeceased by her brother, James Ramsey Jr.

All services are private, and there are no calling hours. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Buckmiller Thurston Mengacci Funeral Home, 82 Fairview Ave., Naugatuck.

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