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Dorothy Lucille Caricofe

November 19, 1929 June 10, 2019
Dorothy Lucille Caricofe
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Dorothy Lucille Caricofe, 89, of New Hope, passed away Monday, June 10, 2019 at her home surrounded by her family.

Dorothy was born in New Hope on November 19, 1929, a daughter of the late Evealeen (Bunch) and John Henry Breeden.

She worked as a homemaker and also as a CNA and hospice aide. She was a foster mother for People Places for 15-20 years and was a member of New Hope UMC, and their Hunter Maybrey Circle. She was a supporter of anything her grandchildren participated in and was an avid race fan of her husband, son, grandson, granddaughter and great-grandson.

On October 4, 1947, she was united in marriage to Boyd Franklin Caricofe, Sr., who preceded her in death.

Dorothy is survived by a son, B. F. Caricofe, Jr. and wife, Peggy, daughter, Loretta Caricofe Dameron and husband, Andrew; son in law Rocky Simmons, widow of her eldest daughter Joan Simmons; sister, Elizabeth Bryan; grandchildren, Kimberly Simmons Hinkle and husband, Danny, Roxann Simmons Canipe and husband, Mike, B. Caricofe, III, Crystal Lucille Caricofe, Jason Massie and wife, Kelly, Tosha Massie Ritchie and husband, Richard, Cynthia Massie Taylor husband, Travis, Joshua Hayes Massie, Favon Dameron and wife, Derinda, and Dylan Dameron; great-grandchildren, Brittany Jefferson and husband Jeremiah, Stephen Hinkle, Whittany Hinkle, Dakota Canipe and wife, Carrie, Cheyenne Canipe, Franklin Caricofe, IV, Dalton Caricofe, Reonia Miles, Nathaniel Miles, Kindra Miles, Topangia Knight, Matthew Massie, Jenna Massie, Hannah Massie, Savannah Alford and husband, Christian, Naomi Ritchie, Layla Taylor, Bentley Taylor, Graysen Taylor and Delilah Dameron; great-great-grandchildren, Brooklyn Jefferson, Jax Jefferson, Claire Canipe, Kali Hinkle and Raylan Hoodless; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Dorothy was preceded in death by three brothers, Roger Breeden, Don Breeden, and Gary Breeden.

The family wishes to offer a special thank you to her caregivers, Kitty Lindsay, Brittany Neff and LeAnna (Goober) Fields.

The family will receive friends on Friday, June 14, 2019 from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm, at Johnson Funeral Service in Grottoes.

A funeral service will be held at New Hope United Methodist Church, at 3:00 PM, on Saturday, June 15, 2019, with Pastor Corey Smallwood officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Lawn Cemetery in New Hope. Pallbearers are B. Caricofe, III, Jason Massie, Joshua Massie, Steven Hinkle, Dakota Canipe, Franklin Caricofe, IV, Matthew Massie, and J.D. Robinson. Honorary pallbearers are the grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren.

In-lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, PO Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38148-0142.

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6:30 PM 6/14/2019 6:30:00 PM - 8:00 PM 6/14/2019 8:00:00 PM
Johnson Funeral Service Grottoes
Johnson Funeral Service Grottoes

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3:00 PM 6/15/2019 3:00:00 PM - 4:00 PM 6/15/2019 4:00:00 PM
New Hope United Methodist Church

55 Round Hill School Road
Fort Defiance, VA 24437

Burial will follow service. Pastor Corey Smallwood officiating.

New Hope United Methodist Church
55 Round Hill School Road Fort Defiance 24437 VA
United States

Cemetery Details


Oak Lawn (New Hope) Final Resting Place

47 Round Hill School Road (Rt. 617)
New Hope, VA 24437

47 Round Hill School Road (Rt. 617) New Hope 24437 VA
United States

Memorial Contribution

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Dept. 142
PO Box 1000
Memphis, TN 38148-0142

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