Dorothy Virginia Kress

DETROIT – Dorothy Virginia Kress, born Oct. 27, 1925, passed away April 5, 2013, with her three children by her side.

She was preceded in death by her husband Robert, on August 27, 2008. They were married for over 57 years.

She was the loving mother of Tracey (Cliff) Chaffee, Cary, N.C., Steve (Cheryl) Kress, Port St. Lucie, Fla. Gary Kress, Cary, N.C.; dear grandmother of Cristy (Dave) Joslin, Colin, David and Evan (Jessie) Kress; great-grandmother of Taylor and Aaron Joslin, Valentine Belle, Mary Jane and Evan Kress Jr.

A memorial service was held at St. Michael Archangel Roman Catholic Church, Cary, N.C., May 10, 2013. Dorothy was the daughter of Stephen T., and Mildred Murphy of Ahmeek. Brother, Robert Murphy; Sister, Eleanor Chapman.

Dorothy resided in the Detroit metro area most of her life.