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: 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 and his wife Barbara 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 May 24th at 11 a.m. at Laurel Hill Cemetery, Wilton, NH.

In lieu of flowers please make donations to:

The 2nd Congregational Church, 2 Gregg St., Wilton, NH 03086 or SJCS Meals on Wheels, 395 DW Highway, P.O. Box 910, Merrimack, NH 03054.