top banner

Obituary Listings

Dorothy L Hanley

January 17, 1928 September 23, 2019
Dorothy L Hanley
There are condolences waiting approval on Dorothy's Tribute wall
Obituary for Dorothy L Hanley

NEW BERLIN: Dorothy L. (Still) Hanley, 91, of New Berlin, died on Monday, September 23, 2019 at the New York State Veterans Home in Oxford. She was born in Detroit, Michigan on January 17, 1928, the daughter of John Calvin and Lorraine (Kennedy) Still.

She married Thomas F. Hanley on July 20, 1946 at St. Andrew’s Roman Catholic Church in Flushing, Long Island, NY. Dorothy was a devoted member of St. Theresa’s Roman Catholic Church of New Berlin throughout the years of their residency in the New Berlin area. She deeply loved her husband of almost 60 years and together they raised their ten children to be God-fearing, kind-hearted, and tender in all their relationships.

Dorothy always enjoyed her sewing and crafts, often providing her children with handmade clothing and other heirloom treasures, and surprising friends with specially made personal gifts.

She is survived by their children; Kathy G Sausen of Florida, Thomas F (Michelle) Hanley III of California, John C Hanley of New Berlin NY, Jeanne L (Duane) Whitman of North Carolina, Donna M (Craig) Curtis of Greene NY, Stephen P Hanley of Norwich NY, Carolynn ( Tim) Fitzgerald Combs of Texas, Sue Ann Barney of Rensselaer NY, and Moura K (Mike) Sterling of New Berlin NY. Dorothy is also survived by her 21 grandchildren, 27 great grandchildren, and two more on the way.

Dorothy was preceded in death by her husband Tom in 2006, and their daughter Marianne in 1984.

Calling hours will be held from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM Friday, September 27, 2019 at the Johnston Funeral Home, 60 Broad St., Morris. The Rosary service will be held at 7:00 PM following the calling hours. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 AM, Saturday, September 28, 2019 at the St. Theresa’s Roman Catholic Church, 24 N Main St., New Berlin with the Rev. Dorr Schoenhofen officiating. Committal service and burial will follow at Hillington Cemetery in Morris.

Those who wish may make donations to the following: St. Theresa’s Alter Rosary Society, PO Box 780, New Berlin, NY 13411, St. Theresa’s Roman Catholic Church (new church building fund), PO Box 780, New Berlin, NY 13411, or the NYS Veterans Home, 4207 St Hwy 220, Oxford, NY 13830.

Dorothy’s family has trusted her care to the Johnston Funeral Home in Morris. Online condolences may be sent to

Previous Events





4:00 PM 9/27/2019 4:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 9/27/2019 7:00:00 PM
Johnston Funeral Home

60 Broad Street
PO Box 750
Morris, NY 13808

Johnston Funeral Home
60 Broad Street Morris 13808 NY
United States





11:00 AM 9/28/2019 11:00:00 AM
St. Theresa's Roman Catholic Church

24 N Main St.
New Berlin, NY 13411

St. Theresa's Roman Catholic Church
24 N Main St. New Berlin 13411 NY
United States

Cemetery Details


Hillington Cemetery Final Resting Place

State Highway 23
Morris, NY 13808

State Highway 23 Morris 13808 NY
United States

Memorial Contribution

St. Theresa's Roman Catholic Church

PO Box 780
New Berlin, NY 13411
For the new church building fund

NYS Veterans Home

4207State Highway 220
Oxford, NY 138304

St. Theresa's Alter Rosary Society

PO Box 780
New Berlin , NY 13411

Create new album
Subscribe To Obituaries

We appreciate your support
In accordance with the wishes of the family, this
message has been declined.