Dorothy "Dottie" Elizabeth White, 73, of Cape Coral, formerly of Lady Lake, Fla., passed away Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014, in Cape Coral. She was born March 3, 1941, in Boston, to Charles and Nella White, now deceased.
She was a U.S. Army Vietnam War veteran. She went to MA General School of Nursing and then enlisted in the U.S. Army. She was a devoted and nurturing nurse while serving in the Vietnam area. She worked at the San Antonio Burn Center for three years, treating and comforting soldiers. After that she worked in the Miami VA Hospital. She also did several years in home health nursing. She loved nursing, the more difficult, the better.
She is survived by her beloved siblings, Priscilla Small (Dick) of Cape Coral, and Charles A. White (Stella) of East Dummerston, Vt., and their children, Lydia Holmes (Matthew), their two sons, Kyle and Trevor, and Heidi White Gale and her two daughters, Emily and Olivia; nephews, Wayne Small and his wife, Kimberly Kuebler Small, of Grantham, N.H., and Brian Small (Kristin) and 11 grandchildren of Claremont, N.H. Memorial services will be held in New Hampshire at a later date.
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.