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Dorothy Hobby, 85, Of Rye

RYE, N.Y. – Dorothy Hobby (nee Van Loo), died at home with her family by her side Wednesday, March 11. She was 85.

Hobby was born on May 15, 1929, in Greenwich, Conn., to Laura Bramming Van Loo and William Van Loo. She married Allie C. Hobby on Dec. 24, 1946.

She worked in the admitting room at United Hospital and for local orthopedic surgeons for years.

Hobby was predeceased by her husband and sons Charles and Donald. She is survived by her children, C. Barrie, William of White Plains, Lori Cindrich and her husband, Joseph, of Somers, and Lisa Johnston of Port Chester; nine grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks for donations in Hobby's name to Hospice & Palliative Care of Westchester, Suite 204, White Plains, NY 10605.

Interment will be private.

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