Dorothy Bass – Obituary



Dorothy M. Bass (nee Petersen), 83, of Janvier, on Sunday, December 25, 2016. Dorothy was a lifelong resident of Janvier.  She was a teacher and principal at Franklinville Elementary School for 35 years and went on to substitute at Janvier Elementary for a few years after.  She was very active as a member and Sunday School teacher at Franklinville Methodist Church.  Dorothy volunteered at Elmer Hospital for many years.  She was a very active member and President of the Janvier Volunteer Fire Co. Ladies Auxiliary and also served as a Fire Commissioner for this company as well.  In her spare time, what little she had she enjoyed spending time with her granddaughters at the pool and outdoors. She also enjoyed going camping around new jersey with friends and family and traveling the world at any chance she got with fellow teachers.  Beloved wife of the late Joseph Bass. Devoted mother of Arthur (Maryann) Bass and the late Ruth Ann Irelan.  Dear sister of Gail Petersen. Loving grandmother of Melissa (Bryan) Weber and Lauren Bass. Loving great grandmother of Brayden Weber. Relatives and friends are invited to her viewing on Friday 9:30 – 11:00 AM at the BELL-HENNESSY FUNERAL HOME, 420 S. Main St., Williamstown. Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 AM. Interment Janvier Cemetery, Franklinville.
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