Obituary for Dorothy Myers (Kelley)
Dorothy Kelley Bolton Myers, 94 of Manasquan passed away peacefully in her sleep at home on November 11, 2017 with her family by her side. She was born and raised in Richmond, VA and had lived in River Edge, NJ and Tecumseh, MI prior to moving to Manasquan in 1959. Dorothy was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She was a communicant of St. Denis Roman Catholic Church, Manasquan, NJ. Her family was the main focus of her life. She helped manage the family businesses, The Marlin Tuna Camp and Sea Breeze restaurants in Manasquan for several years in the 1960’s. Dorothy was a member of the Manasquan Elks Ladies Auxiliary #2534, served as an officer, and was chosen as “Lady of the Year.” She will be remembered by many dear friends of the Elks and the Glimmer Glass boating community.
Dorothy was predeceased by her parents Robert J. and Rosa C. (nee Halbleib) Kelley, three brothers and three sisters. She was also predeceased by her first husband Joseph Myles Bolton in 1985. Dorothy is survived by her husband of 23 years, Harry C. Myers of Manasquan, a sister Mary McCann of Mechanicsville, VA, her son Joseph M. Bolton and his wife Jane of Jacksonville, FL, her daughters Diane B. Olsen and her husband Henry of Brick, and Patricia A. Bolton of Manasquan. Also surviving are her grandsons Christopher J. Bolton of Jacksonville, FL, Geoffrey M. Bolton and his partner Dr. Karen L. Figone of Oakland, CA, and many loving nieces and nephews.
Family and friends are invited to attend a visitation on Thursday, November 16, 2017 from 1-3 PM and 6-8 pm at Orender Family Home for Funerals 2643 Old Bridge Road Manasquan, NJ 08736. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 9:30 AM on Friday, November 17, 2017 at St. Denis Church, Manasquan. Interment will follow at St. Catharine’s Cemetery, Sea Girt. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, PO Box 1000 Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38101 or St. Denis Conference of St. Vincent DePaul Society, 90 Union Avenue Manasquan, NJ 08736. To send condolences to the family please visit www.orenderfamilyhome.com.