Funeral mass was held July 13 at St. Paul the Apostle Church for Dorothy A. Cavanaugh of Jersey City. On July 10 she passed away surrounded by her loving family. Dorothy now peacefully joins her loving husband and soul mate, the Honorable Robert F. Cavanaugh, Sr. in restful peace. Dorothy is survived by her son, former Jersey City Councilman, Robert F. Cavanaugh, Jr. and his wife Suzanne; her daughter Kathleen Corio and her husband Louis; her grandchildren, Samantha Stillwagon-Cavanaugh and her fiance Robert Lovero, Alyssa Corio, Maria Corio, Corinne Cavanaugh, Robert F. Cavanaugh, III, Louis Corio, Jr., great grandson, Gavin John Kavanagh, sister Louise Byrnes, brother-in-law Kenneth Cavanaugh and his wife AnnaMarie; sister-in-law, Patricia Lopez, and many nieces, nephews, and friends. Her parents, Charles and Lena Lopez and her brother, Anthony Lopez, also predecease her.
Dorothy retired from the City of Jersey City many years ago and also had former careers with Lightolier Co. and Keuffel & Esser (K&E of Hoboken). Dorothy was a graduate of Ferris High School and a past member of St. Paul’s Greenville Rosary Society. Dorothy was a long serving member of the Jersey City St. Patrick’s Day Parade Committee and was proud to be a former Honorary Irishwoman of the Year. She was especially honored with being inducted with her husband Robert as Charter Members of its Hall of Fame. The family would like to acknowledge the outstanding care Dorothy received from her doctors, John Dedousis and Victor Adaniels and the nurses and staff at the Bayonne Medical Center. They also wish to acknowledge the loving care provided by Compassionate Care Hospice.
Services arranged by the Greenville Memorial Home, Jersey City.

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