Dorothy (Mikhitarian) Donelian

February 11, 1929 ~ April 18, 2020 (age 91)


Troy - Dorothy Mikhitarian Donelian, 91, died Saturday, April 18, 2020, at Samaritan Hospital after a brief  illness.

Born in Troy, she was daughter of the late Harry Mikhitarian and Mary Bezjian Mikhitarian. She had resided in Troy all her life and was a 1947 graduate of Troy High School. 

Dorothy was a secretary for the Troy City School Board for 12 years, retiring in 1986.

She was an avid bowler, golfer and enjoyed the Racino.    

Survivors include a daughter, Marilynn 'Lynn' Eckert, Malta; a son, Robert Donelian, Palm Beach Gardens, FL; a grandson, Jeffrey (Aleysha) Eckert; a great granddaughter, Zoe Eckert; two sisters, Eliza Wronowski, Wynantskill and Mary  Bernstein, Troy and several nieces and nephews.  She was predeceased by her four brothers, Charles, Albert, Jack and Harry Mikhitarian.

A celebration of life will be announced at a later date.  

In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in memory of Dorothy Donelian to the American Heart Association 4 Atrium Dr #100 Albany, NY 12205. 

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