Dorothy Mae Volpe, age 85 and a former resident of Pagosa Springs, passed away peacefully in her home on Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2012.
She was born on Nov. 28, 1926, to Walter and Gussie Rister. She is survived by her husband, John A. Volpe, daughter Sherry Fox, son John S. Volpe, grandchildren; Zachary Fox and wife Stephanie, Rachael Mittendorf and husband Robert, and Jordan Volpe. Great-grandchildren Sadie and Piper Fox, Olivia, Brady and Violet Mittendorf.
A visitation will be held on Thursday, Jan. 5, from 6-8 p.m. at Memorial Oaks Funeral Home in Houston, Texas. Services will be held on Friday, Jan. 6, at 3 p.m. at the Memorial Oaks Chapel, with interment to follow.