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Obituary for Dorothea Murray

Dorothea Elizabeth “Dottie” (Miller) Murray, of Canton, died Tuesday, January 31, 2023 at her home on her 85th birthday. Born in Cincinnati, OH, she was the daughter of the late Bruce Ervin and Elizabeth Miller and had lived in Canton Connecticut for over 40 years. Dottie graduated from Madera High school in 1956, and from Miami University, Oxford Ohio Class of 1960. Mrs. Murray was employed full time as an Auditor for Guardian Reed group for 24 years after retiring from Cigna life health, where she was employed for 38 years. She was a member of the Canton Commission on Aging . Dottie enjoyed sewing,cooking, her gardens and many cultural events including live theater, music performances, flea markets, antique shows and of course playing her own piano.

She is survived by her son, William J. Murray of West Hartford, and her brother Bruce Miller of Hamilton, Ohio and her sister Ruth Rucker, of North Bend Ohio. She was predeceased by her twin Brother David Miller of Spotsylvania Virginia. She imacted many others and lived a life of selflessness, always humble displaying loyalty kindness and caring for strangers and friends alike.

Calling hours will be held on Saturday February 11th from 12:00 Noon to 3:00 PM at the Vincent Funeral Home, 120 Albany Turnpike in Canton. Donations in her memory may be made to South Park Inn a shelter in Hartford, CT or the Jimmy Fund. Please visit Dottie’s Book of Memories at for online tributes.