Dorothy Paliotti (Benton) Maddox, 89, of North Fort Myers, a longtime resident of Lee County, passed away Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013, in Cape Coral. She was born May 27, 1924, in Lyons, N.Y., to Philip and Mary Paliotti, now deceased.
She was of the Catholic faith.
She is survived by her two children, Sue Higgins of North Fort Myers and Frederick Benton (Caroline) of Fort Myers; one brother, Philip Paliotti (Mary) of Lyons, N.Y.; four grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Bill Maddox, in 2003; one brother, Tony Paliotti; and a sister, Phyllis Hurley.
No formal services are planned at this time.
Memorial contributions in memory of Dorothy P. Maddox, are suggested to Hope Hospice, 9470 HealthPark Circle, Fort Myers, FL 33908.
Friends are invited to send condolences via the on-line guest book which can be found at www.MullinsMemorial.com.
Mullins Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Cape Coral, is entrusted with final care.