Obituary of Dorothy Leone
Dorothy “Doriann” Leone, nee Bodner
After courageously battling a long illness, Doriann joined the Lord in heaven on March 19, 2017. She passed peacefully surrounded by her loving family.
Beloved wife for 51 years to Joseph, they exemplified “a marriage made in heaven”. Loving and caring mother to her “SUN” Jay Leone of Washington Township, NJ and daughter Jill Florencia and her husband, Luis of Blauvelt, NY. “Ema” to Alex, Carlo and Christian Florencia. Beloved sister to Stanley Bodner and wife Lorraine and Steve Bodner and wife Donna, all of Tappan, NY. Predeceased by many loving family members, most especially parents William and Dorothy Bodner and Louis and Ida Leone. Proud Aunt to many nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews. She was another mother” to Danielle Mangini. She was blessed with many close friends and had two loving companions, Jenni and Rocky.
Born in New York City on May 29, 1944, Doriann attended Thorpe Secretarial School and worked at International Paper Company, leaving to devote herself to becoming a mother and to take care of her family. Later in life Doriann worked for 15 years as a teachers aide at South Orangetown Central School District.
Doriann was the happiest when she was with her family and those she loved and will be remembered for her dedication to them and for the strength she showed battling her illness for many years.
Visiting hours will be Tuesday, March 21 from 7 to 9 pm and Wednesday, March 22 from 2 to 4 & 7 to 9 pm at Joseph W. Sorce F.H. Inc., 728 West Nyack Rd., West Nyack, NY.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10:00 am on Thursday, March 23 at Our Lady Of The Sacred Heart Church, 120 Kings Highway, Tappan, NY. Burial will be in Rockland Cemetery, Sparkill, NY
In lieu of flowers donations may be made in her name to the Paramus Rotary Club Foundation, PO BOX 1003, Paramus, NJ 07653.