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3068 Main Street
CALEDONIA, NY 14423
Phone: 585-538-6500
Fax: 585-538-2669
Doris Rothrock

Doris Marie "Diddo" Rothrock (McKay)

Saturday, January 27th, 1934 - Sunday, April 11th, 2021
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Doris Marie Rothrock (Diddo), age 87, passed away April 11, 2021 after a long, courageous battle with COPD. She was born January 27, 1934 in Montrose, CO to Charles and Dola (Cooper) McKay and grew up in Caledonia, NY.

Doris loved people. Her door was always open with the coffee pot on. It didn’t matter what time it was, you were always welcome. She had a passion for sewing and knitting as well as decorating her front window for holidays year round. Her most favorite, was Winnie the Pooh and friends for Christmas. Her window was the talk of the town. She loved playing the piano and spent many nights surrounded by friends and family who gathered around her while she played and they sang. The Variety Show “after parties” on State Street often lasted longer than the show performances themselves.
She spent most of her career as a bookkeeper. Her last job before retiring was with Sabin Metal. She could balance a checkbook with her eyes closed right down to the penny. She had a way with floral arrangements made from the many gardens cared for by her husband and best friend, Jim or “Rock” as she called him. They were married in November 1952 at the First Presbyterian Church in Caledonia, NY.
Doris had a wonderful sense of humor often laughing where anyone else would cry. She believed you caught more flies with honey than vinegar. She gently reminded her children and grandchildren of this often. She was stoic and strong, the beloved matriarch of her family. She will be greatly missed.
She is predeceased by her parents, as well as her brothers Richard “Itchy” McKay (Jenell Carnes) and Robert “Toey” McKay (Betty). Survived by her husband Jim, and her children Sam Rothrock (Julie Robedee), Mark (Lisa) Rothrock and Deb (Jim) Rosati, grandchildren Lindsey (Chase) Rothrock-Holcomb, Lauren (Corey) Timblin, Adam (Bobbi) Brennan, Matt (Merridith) Brennan, Cheryl (Adam) Purkat, James (Megan) Rosati, Matthew (Laura) Rosati, Kelley Rosati (fiancé Landis Clement), great grandchildren Landon Holcomb, Carter Brennan, Danica, Jeremy & Zachary Purkat, Mae and Jimmy Rosati, twins Charlotte & Giada Rosati and Harrison Rosati. Her ninth great grandchild is due in November.
Friends and family may call Friday April 16, 2021 from 5-7 pm at Alhart Funeral Home, 3068 West Main Street, Caledonia, NY. (50 % capacity and masks must be worn). Her funeral service will be held Saturday, April 17, 2021, 1 pm First Presbyterian Church 3080 Main St, Caledonia, NY 14423. Interment Mumford Cemetery immediately following church service.
Donations may be made in her honor to Lollypop Farm or charity of your choice.
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  • Visitation

    Friday, April 16th, 2021 | 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    When
    Friday, April 16th, 2021 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    Location
    Alhart Funeral Home
    Address
    3068 West Main Street
    CALEDONIA, NY 14423
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  • Service

    Saturday, April 17th, 2021 | 1:00pm
    When
    Saturday, April 17th, 2021 1:00pm
    Location
    First Presbyterian Church
    Address
    3080 Main Street
    CALEDONIA, NY 14423
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    Officiant
    Lynn Burdick
  • Interment

    Location
    Mumford Rural Cemetey
    Address
    George Street
    MUMFORD, NY 14511
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Marilyn Henry

Posted at 11:48am
Dear family, I am so sorry for your loss. I grew up in Caledonia with Doris, although she was older, and I did not know her well. It was my honor to play the organ for her funeral and hear all the wonderful things that you had to say about her. May God bless you with all of the wonderful memories that you have of your time with her. May she rest in peace. Marilyn Henry
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Ashlee Erway

Posted at 02:59pm
To the Rothrock Family, We are so deeply sorry for your loss. Sending our condolences during this difficult time. Ashlee, Justin and Timothy Erway
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Debra Snyder

Posted at 12:02pm
I met her though doris butler she was always nice to me wish we could have got to see her before this. May she rip so so sorry for her loss prayers for her family as they get though ...
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Paul Pascucci

Posted at 11:01am
Mark, sorry for your loss. Praying for your family. Remember the good times. Paul Pascucci
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cheryleyaekel@gmail.com

Posted at 07:13pm
Dear Mark,
I am so sorry to hear the sad


























Dear Mark, Lindsey and Lauren,
We are so sorry to send our condolences to all of you in the passing of your mom and grandmother. Brenda, our daughter worked with her at Sabin Metal and always enjoyed as a friend with a great sense of humor. Treasure your wonderful memories!
Cheryl & Bob Yaekel




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