Dorothy S. Wilson-Colegrove, 80, Vero Beach

Dorothy S. Wilson-Colegrove, 80, died March 14, 2010, at VNA Hospice House.

She was born in Hawk Run, Pa., and moved to Vero Beach 23 years ago, coming from Michigan. She was a member of St. Augustine Episcopal Church, Vero Beach; Guys and Dolls 19th Hole Golf Group; and former member of Dodger Pines Country Club, both of Vero Beach.

She worked as a surgical technician in Vero Beach and Melbourne.

Survivors include her husband of 13 years, John Colegrove; sons, David Wilson of Viera and Jeffrey Wilson of Cape Coral; daughters, Peggy Boekhout of Merritt Island and Heather Murphy of North Wilksboro, N.C.; stepdaughters, Janine Doule of Charlotte, N.C., and Deborah McNally of New Hampton, N.Y.; seven grandchildren; one great-grandchild; eight step-grandchildren and seven step-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 44 years, Robert Clay Wilson.

Memorial contributions may be made to VNA Hospice of Indian River County, 1110 35th Lane, Vero Beach, FL 32960.

A memorial service will be 1:30 p.m. March 19 at St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church.

Arrangements are by Thomas S. Lowther Funeral Home and Crematory, Vero Beach. A guest book may be signed at

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