Dorothy J. Giudici (Aunt Dot) passed away peacefully in her sleep on Sunday, March 6, 2022, at the age of 89.
Dot came into this world in Barre, Vermont on August 21, 1932. She was the precious daughter of Josephine and Joe Giudici. She graduated from Spaulding High School in Barre and attended and graduated from Fisher Junior College in Boston.
Upon graduating from college, she moved to Hartford, Ct. and ultimately to Manchester. She went to work at Pratt & Whitney Aircraft (UTC) and began what was to become a career which spanned more than five decades. During this time, her employment ranged from secretary in the secretarial pool to executive assistant. During her last years she was an invaluable assistant to UTC corporate officers.
In her younger days, Dot was an avid and accomplished skier and golfer. She never missed an opportunity to participate in either one of these seasonal passions. She was truly a world traveler and loved to travel whenever the opportunity presented itself. She loved spending time at Lake Fairlee Vermont and many relaxing weekends were spent there with her family. Her beloved dogs were always at her side.
Dot will be missed and will always be remembered for her infectious laugh, sense of humor, and positive upbeat attitude.
Dot was loved by all who knew her. She leaves behind a sister, Phyllis Finnie also from Manchester, two nephews Greg Finnie, Tom Finnie and his wife Lea Finnie. Dot loved her grand-niece Lauren Finnie, grand-nephew Chris Finnie, and great grand-niece, Charlotte Finnie. Also left behind are grand-niece Amber Hudson and grand-nephew Kyle Hudson both from Euless Texas.
Dot leaves her life-long best friend Shirley Bevans who provided friendship and support throughout the years and especially during her he last days on earth.
Aunt Dot will be missed mightily because of the amazing light which she brought into the lives of those around her. She is truly an inspiration.
Friends and family may call on the John F. Tierney Funeral Home, 219 W. Center St., Manchester, on Sunday, March 20th from 12:00 – 1:00 pm. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Connecticut Humane Society.