Dorothy Mae Howington

August 10, 1924 - July 7, 2016
Dorothy Mae Howington

Dorothy Mae Howington, 91, passed away on July 7, 2016. She resided in York County since 1961. She was preceded in death by her husband, Willard and their daughter, Shirley. Dorothy is survived by three sons, Pete Howington, Jim Howington, Kenneth Howington (Glinda); two daughters, Iris Speechley (Bob), Arlene Wilcox; son-in-law, Jerry Zsoldos; fourteen grandchildren, Jeff , Crystal, Jody, Jason, Brandon, Steve, Chris, Jeremy,  Phillip,  Ashton, Meagan, Heather, Amanda,  and Adam; and nine great-grandchildren, David, Ryan, Michael, Dylan, Jacob, Julianna, River, Aiden, Savannah; and two best friends, Nancy Smith and Mildred Hite.

Dorothy was a faithful York County bus driver (bus number 110) for 26 years. Dorothy said she loved the children she drove and would have kept driving her bus if she could have.   She loved her birds, the beach, shopping, a drive along the parkway, and most of all, her grandchildren.

A visitation will be held at Bucktrout Funeral Home, 4124 Ironbound Road, Williamsburg, VA 23188 on Monday, July 11, 2016 from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM. A funeral service will be held at Bucktrout Funeral Home on Tuesday, July 12, 2016 at 1:00 PM, followed by interment at Williamsburg Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the York County Rescue Squad.


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  • July 10, 2016
    Mary Begor says:
    Arlene, you and your family are so n my prayers during this difficult time. May you all find peace.

  • July 11, 2016
    JW says:
    My heartfelt condolences to the family. May the Father of tender mercies (Psalm 34:18) surround and comfort your family during this difficult time and in the days ahead.

  • July 11, 2016
    Samantha says:
    Thinking of the family during this time. May light perpetual shine upon her. Heather, your Grandma was very proud of you and I know she is looking down on you always.

  • July 11, 2016
    Debbie Martin says:
    Arlene, Adam, Iris and family, I am so sorry to hear of your mothers (grandmothers) passing. I know there is one more Angel in heaven watching over you! You are all in my thoughts and prayer. Peace be with you.