Dorothy J. Austin


SOUTH PARIS — Dorothy Joyce (Guilford) Austin of Norway, died peacefully on Jan. 15, at Market Square Health Care Center, with her devoted husband, Don by her side.

Dot was born July 23, 1928, in Norway, daughter of Adelbert Guilford Sr. and Ruth (Smith) Guilford. She graduated from Norway High School in 1946, and she and Donald Austin were married in 1949.

She is survived by her husband of 64 years, Don; her daughter, Anita Kennison and husband, David; granddaughter, Michelle Kennison; grandson, David Kennison Jr. and wife, Dara; great-grandchildren, Jamie, Joshua, Nicholas and Caleb Kennison; her brothers, Richard Guilford of South Paris and Gene Guilford Sr. of Sarasota, Fla.; and her sisters, Patricia Krapovicky of Oxford and Judy Arsenault of Norway.

She was predeceased by her parents, Ruth and Del Guilford; her brothers, Adelbert “Delly” Jr., Donald Sr., Cecil “Chuck” and Howarth “Howie.”

The family wishes to express their gratitude to the staff at Market Square Health Care Center for their care and dedication to Dot.

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