Friday, 22 January 2016 09:32

Suzanne Dorsey Carlson

SARATOGA SPRINGS — Suzanne Dorsey Carlson, 54, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016 at Saratoga Hospital after a courageous struggle with cancer. She was surrounded by her loving family.

Born Aug. 3, 1961 in Bronxville, NY she was the daughter of Patricia Dorsey and the late Dr. James B. Dorsey of Saratoga Springs. A graduate of St. Peter’s Academy, class of 1979, she attended Pine Manor College in Brookline, MA. Following college she entered the medical field as an EKG technician at Ellis Hospital. She was also a medical secretary in the office of Dr. James Dorsey and Dr. Warren Gewant.

Suzanne was a homemaker and focused her interests on her two children, Amanda and George. She enjoyed traveling and lived in Sardina, Italy where her daughter was born. She also resided in San Diego, CA. Having many friends throughout the Saratoga area, Suzanne enjoyed many good times with them. On a more serious note, she found great comfort in her devotion to her Bible readings. Suzanne will be remembered as a kind and most generous person.

In addition to her father, she was predeceased by her sister Alison Golinski.

Survivors include her mother Patricia; her children, Amanda Dugan and George Carlson; brother, James B. (Nancy) Dorsey, Jr.; sisters, Katherine (John) LaBoda, Mary L. Lee, Pamela (Bruce) Boghosian; her aunt, Elizabeth Dorsey; brother-in-law, Gary Golinski and several nieces and nephews.

The family wishes to extend a heartfelt thank you to Suzanne’s many physicians and caretakers and especially her supportive friend Carolyn Pennell.

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on Monday, Jan. 18, 2016 at St. Clement’s Church, 231 Lake Ave. in Saratoga Springs by the Rev. Timothy Keating. Burial will be in the family plot at St. Peter’s Cemetery, West Ave., also in Saratoga Springs.

Memorials may be made in Suzanne’s name to the Saratoga Hospital Foundation, 2ll Church St., Saratoga Springs, NY 12866.


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