Dorothy Price Hinckley, 84, of Cape Vincent, passed away Wednesday after a brief illness at Blossom View Rehabilitation Center and Nursing Home in Sodus, NY, where her loving family had been by her side.
Dorothy was born in Cleveland Ohio on September 18, 1933, the daughter of Joseph and Genevieve Fraley Price. The family moved to Cape Vincent when Dorothy was in 8th grade. She graduated from Cape Vincent Central School in 1951. She married Theodore “Ted” Hinckley on July 10, 1954 in Cape Vincent. They raised their children in Minetto, spending summers in Cape Vincent, and upon retirement, wintered in Bradenton, FL. Ted passed away on November 26, 2005.
Dorothy enjoyed knitting and made over 100 gifts of blankets and Christmas stockings over the years. She was a member of the John C. Londraville American Legion Auxiliary in Cape Vincent for over 50 years.
She is survived by her sons, Theodore “Rusty” and wife, Noreen, Sterling, NY; Matthew and his companion, Nancy, Newark, NY; Scott and wife, Laura, Pearl River, NY; Wade and wife Theresa, Oswego; her daughter Jody and her husband Brad Skinner, Lorain, OH; 12 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; a sister, Joan Gosier, Cape Vincent; and over one hundred nieces, nephews, great and great-great nieces and nephews. She is pre-deceased by siblings, Richard, Francis, Beatrice, George, Thomas, Margaret, Catherine, David, and Carol.
Calling hours will be held at the Cleveland Funeral Home, Cape Vincent, on Friday from 4-7 pm. A funeral mass will be held on Saturday at 1:00 pm at St. Vincent of Paul Catholic Church, Cape Vincent with Father Pierre Aubin officiating. Burial will follow at St. Vincent of Paul Cemetery, Cape Vincent.
Memorial contributions may be made in Dorothy’s name to Hospice of Jefferson County at jeffersonhospice.org.