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Dorothy Cruser

March 9, 1915 - March 4, 2001

Dorothy T. Cruser

NORFOLK — Dorothy Thornton Cruser of the 800 block of Norview Ave. died March 4, 2001.

Miss Cruser was born March 9, 1915 in Norfolk to the late Handford T. Cruser Jr. and Ethel Koolage Cruser. She was a graduate of Maury High School and attended the Norfolk division of the College of William and Mary. She was a lifetime member of Episcopal Church of the Ascension.

She is survived by two sisters, Shirley Cruser White and husband, Louis M. and Margaret Cruser Smith, all of Norfolk; her niece, Lee Smith Musgrave of Norfolk; her nephew, Thornton Cruser White of Mount Pleasant, S.C. She was predeceased by her brother, Handford T. Cruser III; and a nephew, L. Morgan White.

A funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Episcopal Church of the Ascension with the Rev. David W. Davenport officiating. Burial will take place in Forest Lawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the church at 405 Talbot Hall Road, Norfolk, VA 23505; or to the American Cancer Society, 2730 Ellsmere Ave., Norfolk, VA 23513. Altmeyer Funeral Home, Virginia Beach, is in charge.

Service Information

Service Information

Date: Wednesday, March 7, 2001

Time: 11:00 am


Church of the Ascension

405 Talbot Hall Road
Norfolk, VA 23505

Cemetery Information

Date: Wednesday, March 7, 2001


Forest Lawn Cemetery

8100 Granby Street
Norfolk, VA 23505

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