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1212 West Old Liberty Road
Winfield, MD 21784
Phone: 410-795-0300
Fax: 410-549-1029
Ruth Dorsey

Ruth Louise Dorsey (Cook)

Monday, October 24th, 1938 - Friday, May 10th, 2019
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Ruth Louise Dorsey (Cook) age 80, of Sykesville, Maryland, died peacefully at her home on Friday, May 10, 2019.

Born October 24, 1938, in Carroll County, she was one of five siblings born to the late Carroll Eugene Cook and Daisy May Cook (Myers). For 63 years, she was the wife of the late Richard Cromwell Dorsey who passed on April 4, 2017.

Ruth was educated in the Carroll County Public School System at The Robert Moton School in Westminster. She was employed by the Howard County Public School System, retiring after 26 years of service, as food preparation supervisor. She was a lifelong, dedicated member of Fairview United Methodist Church, where she served many years as head of the Usher's Board.

She is survived by her children Richard Dorsey, Sr. (Kathy); Don Dorsey (Roselle); Marvin Dorsey; Alex Dorsey (Tierra); Sandra Jenkins (Jason); Neal Dorsey (Clayonia); and late infant son Dennis "Eric" Dorsey. She is also survived by a brother-in-law, sisters-in-law, several grand, great-grand, and great-great-grandchildren, nephews, nieces, relatives, and dear friends.

Viewing for family and friends will be held on Thursday, May 16, 2019, from 7-9 PM and Friday, May 17, 2019, from 10-11 AM followed by funeral services at 11 AM at Burrier-Queen Funeral Home and Crematory, P.A., 1212 W. Old Liberty Road, Winfield, MD 21784 (Beside South Carroll High School).

Interment immediately following at Fairview United Methodist Church Cemetery.

Arrangements by Burrier-Queen Funeral Home & Crematory, P.A. Online condolences at Burrier-Queen.com.
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  • Visitation

    Thursday, May 16th, 2019 | 7:00pm - 9:00pm
    When
    Thursday, May 16th, 2019 7:00pm - 9:00pm
    Location
    Burrier-Queen Funeral Home & Crematory, PA
    Address
    1212 W. Old Liberty Road
    SYKESVILLE, MD 21784
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  • Second Visitation

    Friday, May 17th, 2019 | 10:00am - 11:00am
    When
    Friday, May 17th, 2019 10:00am - 11:00am
    Location
    Burrier-Queen Funeral Home & Crematory, PA
    Address
    1212 W. Old Liberty Road
    SYKESVILLE, MD 21784
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Friday, May 17th, 2019 | 11:00am
    When
    Friday, May 17th, 2019 11:00am
    Location
    Burrier-Queen Funeral Home & Crematory, PA
    Address
    1212 W. Old Liberty Road
    SYKESVILLE, MD 21784
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  • Interment

    Location
    Fairview Cemetery
    Address
    Old Liberty Rd
    Taylorsville, MD , MD 21771
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  • Reception

    Location
    Winfield Vol. Fire Dept.
    Address
    1320 W Old Liberty Rd
    SYKESVILLE, MD 21784
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Lt. Dorsey and Family - In deep sympathy for your loss. My thoughts and prayers will continue to be with you and your family. --Jen (ACM)
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Alex, Tierra, Gabby, and Alex, Our hearts are with you all at this time of loss. We love you and send our prayers your way.
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Posted at 05:27pm
Dear Grandma I will keep my memories of you close to heart. You ALWAYS showed me unconditional love. Save me a seat up there.. Love always Tashiba Y. Black
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