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Dorothy Andersen (Gilbert/Fellom) Obituary

Dorothy Vernice Andersen (Gilbert/Fellom)
Dorothy Vernice Andersen (Gilbert/Fellom)

October 1, 1921 - September 13, 2018
Born in Gilroy, California
Resided in Salinas, California
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Dorothy Andersen Vernice (Gilbert/Fellom), 96, died September 13, 2018 at The Westland House in Monterey, CA. Dottie was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, as well as a devoted teacher for over 30 years! Dottie was raised in Gilroy, raised her children in Salinas, and taught special education. After retirement she continued working as a supervisor and mentor for San Jose State’s intern teachers. Dottie was involved in Beta Sigma Phi sorority, Delta Kappa Gamma, and the Retired Teacher’s Association. She was a member of the Antique Car Club of America, where she shared a love of the people and fine antique cars with her late husband Vern Gilbert and their 1928 Studebaker. Dottie attended St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Spreckels, CA. Dottie lived a long healthy life with family and friends always surrounding her!

She was preceded in death by her husband Vern Gilbert, second husband Andrew Andersen, son Gary Gilbert, and daughter Joyce Edwards.

She is survived by her granddaughter Tracie Rossi, great grandchildren Lauren, Zach, and Tatum Rossi; granddaughter Michelle Massa, great grandchildren, Angelina, Isabella, and Madeline Massa; grandson Greg Zelei, great grandchildren Tucker and Alexis Zelei; grandson Robert Gilbert, great-grandson Curtis Gilbert; grandson Chad Gilbert, great-granddaughter Brittany, and grandson Brad Gilbert, great-grandson Jake Gilbert.

Memorial Mass will be held at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, 1 Railroad Avenue, Spreckels, CA. 93962 at 1:00pm on Saturday, October 20, 2018.

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Memorial Mass
St. Joseph's Catholic Church
Railroad Av and Spreckels Blvd.
Spreckels, CA US 93962
Saturday, October 20, 2018
1:00 PM