Dorothy M. Cleaves

Dorothy M. Cleaves of Wilton, NH, passed away Dec. 18, 2013. She was born Dec. 31, 1921 in Lowell Ma., a daughter of Edward T. and Annabel (Jacques) Norton. She was the widow of William W. Cleaves, who passed away July 1997.

She is survived by a daughter, Ann Lorden and her husband John (Jake) of Lyndeborough, NH; sons W. Thomas and his wife Nancy Cleaves of Virginia City, NV, and David Cleaves, of Renton, Wa.; grandchildren Nicholas Lorden of Brooklyn, NY, Rebecca Hazen of Wilton, NH, and Zane Cleaves of Reno NV; great-grandchildren
Annabel and Zoe Hazen of Wilton; sister Eunice Welch of Milford, NH; brother Edward Norton of The Villages, Florida; sister-in-law Harriet Jane Shute of Exeter, NH; along with several nieces and nephews.

As per her request, there will be no calling hours. A graveside burial will take place in the spring at Laurel Hill Cemetery, Wilton, NH.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to: The 2nd Congregational Church, 2 Gregg Street, Wilton, NH 03086 or SJCS Meals on Wheels, 395 DW Highway, P.O. Box 910, Merrimack, NH 03054.