Obituary for Dorothy Hamblin

Dorothy Hamblin, age 84 of Northfield, passed away Sunday afternoon, May 14, 2017, at Three Links Care Center. Dorothy Madeline Morrison Hamblin was born July 5, 1932, in New York to Thomas and Jerry Morrison. As a girl she moved with her family to La Puente, California. She married Gerald D. Hamblin on April 27, 1951. After Jerry completed his military service they settled in southern California. In 1958, they started their metal plating business, Central Plating, in El Monte, California. In 1967, they moved to Covina, California and lived there until 1989, when in retirement, they moved to Northfield. […]

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Dorothy Hamblin, age 84 of Northfield, passed away Sunday afternoon, May 14, 2017, at Three Links Care Center.

Dorothy Madeline Morrison Hamblin was born July 5, 1932, in New York to Thomas and Jerry Morrison. As a girl she moved with her family to La Puente, California. She married Gerald D. Hamblin on April 27, 1951. After Jerry completed his military service they settled in southern California. In 1958, they started their metal plating business, Central Plating, in El Monte, California. In 1967, they moved to Covina, California and lived there until 1989, when in retirement, they moved to Northfield. Jerry passed away on April 2, 1995. Following his death, Dorothy worked for over ten years at the Fashion Bug in Dundas. Dorothy enjoyed traveling, going on cruises, dancing and cross stitch. She was quick witted, kind hearted, enjoyed people and was a good friend and neighbor.

Survivors include her daughter, Debbe Heckers of Northfield; her son, Kevin of Hollywood, Florida; her granddaughter, Alana (Brandon) Smock; 5 grandsons, Sean Hamblin, Kyle Heckers, Curtis (Hannah) Heckers, Taylor Heckers, Ethan Hamblin; 7 great-grandchildren; her sister, Sherry (Rick) Muetzel of California; special friend, Charlene Hamblin of Northfield; other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband Gerald, her son Kyle, her grandson Christian, her son-in-law Brian Heckers and her brother Tim Morrison.

A graveside service for Dorothy will be held at 2:30PM on Friday, May 19, 2017, at the Northfield Cemetery. Following the graveside service a gathering to celebrate Dorothy’s life will be held from 3:30-5:30PM on Friday at the Northfield VFW.

Arrangements are with the Benson & Langehough Funeral Home. www.northfieldfuneral.com

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Funeral

3:30 PM - May 19, 2017

Northfield VFW
516 Division St S. Northfield, 55057 Get Directions

Burial

Burial: 2:30 PM - May 19, 2017

Northfield Cemetary
1315 Division Street South Northfield, 55057 Get Directions

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