Dorothy Irene Riso, (nee England) age 87 of Mountainside, resident of Bayside Manor in Keansburg, went home to be with the Lord Jesus on Monday, May 12th, 2014. Dorothy was born in Newark and had lived in Elizabeth before moving to Forked River in 1986, where she was a longtime resident. She was a former member of the Emanuel Baptist Church ib, Bayville and a payroll clerk for many years for NJ Bell of Elizabeth, retiring in 1985.
Dorothy was predeceased by her Husband of 53 years David A., in 2001, son David D., in 2001 and sister, Evelyn O'Brien.
Surviving are her brother, George England, son Allen and his wife, Pauline, daughter Nancy Bonaventura and her husband Michael and daughter-in-law Susan Riso. Also surviving are 3 grandsons Andrew and his wife Christine, Matthew and his wife Molly and John Bonaventura and his wife Callen along with 9 great grandchildren.
A Viewing will be held on Friday, May 16th, 2014 from 11:00 am until the time of Funeral Service at 12:00 pm at Riggs Funeral Home, 130 North Rt. 9, Forked River, NJ 08731. A Committal Service will follow at B/G William C. Doyle Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 350 Provinceline Rd., Wrightstown, NJ 08562.