Dorothy C. Varnum

April 27, 1917 ~ October 15, 2016

Dorothy C. Varnum passed away on October 15, 2016 at her home in Collingswood, NJ. Age 99 years.

Beloved wife of the late Walter Varnum.  Loving mother of Dr. Robert C. (Mary Jane) Varnum of Colorado Springs, CO and the late Joyce V. (Harry III) Green.  She is also survived by 6 grandchildren: Joanne (Michael) Peterson, Wendy (John) Mueller, David (Katherine) Varnum, Rebecca (David) Bucolo, Harry Green IV and Barnaby (Jennifer) Green and 12 great-grandchildren.

Dorothy was a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the University of Kansas.  She also taught English and Journalism in Kansas for three years.  She was a member of the P.E.O., Chapter W, where she joined in 1965. Dorothy was also a homemaker with many interests, including sewing, playing bridge and being an avid University of Kansas basketball and Philadelphia Phillies fan.

Inurnment will be in the Caldwell City Cemetery, Caldwell, Kansas.

In Lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in her memory to the Collingswood Presbyterian Church, 30 Fern Ave., Collingswood, NJ 08108.