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135 North Broad St
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Dorothy Jordano

Dorothy V Jordano (Leake)

Saturday, July 4th, 1931 - Thursday, February 21st, 2019
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Dorothy V. Jordano, age 87, beloved wife of Joseph J. Jordano passed away on Thursday February 21, 2019 in St. Raphael’s Hospital, New Haven. Dorothy was born in Bridgeport, CT on July 4, 1931, daughter of the late Raleigh Q. and Dorothy F. (Sharon) Leake. Dorothy was a teacher in Milford for over 22 years. She loved life, her family and friends which always brought her much joy. Though she has left us she will never be forgotten by the many who loved her.
In addition to her husband, Joseph, Dorothy is survived by her children, Suzanne (Jack) Green, Joseph A. (Patricia), Robert (Renee), and James (Linda), grandchildren, Caitlin, John, Chris, Daniel, Jenna, Jessica and James as well as several nieces and nephews.
Funeral Services and Burial will be Private and have been entrusted to The Smith Funeral Home, 135 Broad Street, Milford, CT.
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Diane Jenkins and HL Office

Posted at 01:14pm
Please accept our sincerest condolences on your loss of your mother Suzanne and family. Our thoughts are with you.

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John and Eileen Oslund

Posted at 09:33am
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Michael Maloney

Posted at 05:06pm
I just loved Mrs. J and am thankful for all the wonderful times I had with her and Mr. J. I first met Mr. and Mrs. J when I traveled to Milford for their son Joe's marriage to his beloved Patty. Joe is my law school classmate and my brother from a different mother. The Jordano's hosted me in their home that weekend. From then on when I visited Milford it was to see Mrs. J, Mr. J and Joe, in that order.

While truly saddened by her loss, she would probably be the first to say, "now Mike, don't be sad about my death, I have had a wonderful life, now tell me, what's going on with your family?" She would also ask me to look after Mr. J and Joe.

As we celebrate Dorothy's life we must truly marvel at God's handiwork in bringing together this calm, quiet soul with these, shall we say, not calm or quiet men. (Mr. J, Joe, and I am guessing his other brothers). Our Pinochle games were the stuff of legend. Myself, Mr. J and Joe would be loud, boastful, (I must add that Mr. J would forever be chasing Pinochle), and unsportsmanlike. Not Dorothy, she would be calm, helpful, and the epitome of decorum. Something else she would do, is WIN. Whatever team she was on would almost always Win! She was so modest even though she was a far superior card player to Mr. J, Joe and I dare say myself. Cards were often followed by a delicious meal cooked by Mr. & Mrs. J. They were really cute together in the kitchen.

Thank you so much for sharing your wife and mother with me. Your hearts will ache for a good while yet, but your memories will warm your heart and put a smile on your face for the rest of your life.

Kim Callahan

Posted at 01:10pm
Our thoughts and prayers go out to our brotherinlaw Joe and his family. Dorothy was an amazing lady. We loved her so much,. When we moved to Milford and our daughter was younger she offered to pick her up at school, watch her and even be an emergency contact if we needed her. I will also remember how she would come with Mom Callahan to the Senior Center where I work to check out trips and activities. She was such a thoughtful and loving person. She will be missed by us all! God Bless to all!
Love The Callahans (Tom, Kim & Erin Marie)

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