Dollie L. Doldo

December 29, 1922 ~ January 19, 2022 (age 99)


Dollie L. Doldo, 99, formerly of Rt 3, Watertown, passed away January 19, 2022 at Samaritan Summit Village where she has been a resident.


Dollie was born December 29, 1922, in Gibson City, IL, daughter of Elza and Hazel (Phifer) Cater. She attended schools in Illinois. On August 16, 1945, she married Anthony Doldo in Reno Nevada. Mr. Doldo died in 1984.


Dollie and her husband purchased Mason’s Bridal  from Ted Mathenson. The store offered bridal wear and tuxedos.  For eighteen years her son Patrick worked in the business with her. She retired in 1986.


Dollie attended St. Anthony’s Church. Dollie loved fashion, her bridal business and going to NYC for buying trips. She also had a love of crocheting, sewing and traveling.


Surviving are a son, Patrick J. (JoAnn), Watertown, a daughter, Michelle (Patrick) Gorman, Buffalo, four grandchildren, Lori Doldo Ring, Kyle Gorman, Brandon Gorman and Donna Moyer, two great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews. Four brothers, Buck, Doc, Wilber and Patrick, two sisters, Sis and Jean Barber, a grandson, Christopher J. Doldo, son of Patrick and Jo Ann, all died before her.


A funeral mass will be held Saturday January 22, 2022, at 10 am at St. Anthony’s Church. Contributions may be made to St. Anthony’s Church, 850 Arsenal Street, Watertown, NY 13601.


Arrangements are with D.L. Calarco Funeral Home, Inc. Online condolences may be made to

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Funeral Mass
January 22, 2022

10:00 AM
St. Anthony's Church
830 Arsenal Street
Watertown, NY 13601


St. Anthony's Church
830 Arsenal Street, Watertown NY 13601

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