Taaffe, Dorothy Ellen
Born in Chicago, IL on Feb. 3, 1918, passed away in Playa Vista, CA on Nov. 11, 2007. Beloved wife of the late Joseph P. Taaffe, she is survived by her children Timothy J. Taaffe and Judy Ness Richard; grandchildren Brian Ness Pam, Michael Ness Beth, Jenny Ness, and Lisa Tomlinson Ryan; and great-grandchildren Caleb & Susannah Ness, Willem & Emmett Ness, and Owen Tomlinson; sisters Mary Kill and Anna May Hopkins; brother-in-law & sister-in-law Bill & Jean Taaffe. She was preceded in death by her sister Sr. M. Josepha, OP Alice, sister & brother-in-law Catherine & Edward McDermott, brothers Rev. Joseph Kill and Rev. James Kill, brother-in-law John Hopkins, brother-in-law & sister-in-law Bob & Jean Taaffe.
Dorothy enjoyed her 30-year career in real estate in Glenview, IL and Mission Viejo, CA. We will all miss her fun-loving spirit and zest for life.
Rosary and Mass of Christian Burial will be at 12:00pm, Saturday, November 17, 2007, Holy Redeemer Chapel, Holy Cross Cemetery, Culver City, CA.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association or to the St. James Inn, 2718 Westwood Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90064.