Dorothy T. (Hamilton) Jarvis


Dorothy T. (Hamilton) Jarvis, 82, formerly of Indianapolis and Greenfield, passed away Sunday, Jan. 9, 2011, at the Rawlins House in Pendleton. She was born Aug. 10, 1928, in Wyandotte, Mich., to the late Arthur & Margaret (Augustine) Hamilton.

Dorothy attended Broad Ripple High School, was a member of the Drum & Bugle Core during WWII, a member of the Moose Lodge of Greenfield and the American Legion Post 276 of Beech Grove. She was a member of St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church of Fortville.

She is survived by a daughter, Dottie Beagle; son, Leon F. "Bud" (Bony) Jarvis; grandchildren, Brad, Robyn and Bryan Jarvis, Lori Neely, Angie Renner and John Beagle; seven great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Dorothy was preceded in death by her husband, Leon F. Jarvis, Sr. in 1991, of whom she was married to for 44 years; a son, Arthur E. Jarvis; her brother, Ronald Hamilton; and her sister, Mary Reel.

Calling will be from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 13, 2011, with a prayer service being held at 7:30 p.m., at Stillinger Family Funeral Home, Pasco Chapel of Greenfield. A funeral mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Jan. 14, 2011, at St. Michael's Catholic Church, Greenfield. Burial will follow at Washington Park East Cemetery in Indianapolis.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church of Fortville, 523 South Merrill Street, Fortville, IN 46040, the American Diabetes Association, 6415 Castleway W. Drive, Suite 114, Indianapolis, IN 46250 or the Alzheimer's Association, 50 E. 91st Street, Suite 100, Indianapolis, IN 46209.

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