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Dorothy B. (Broxton) Dertzo

December 18, 1927 ~ November 9, 2020 (age 92)

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Dorothy B. Dertzo entered into Rest on November 9, 2020, the birthday of her beloved husband, John, who passed away March 30, 2006.

Dottie was a native of Burke County, Georgia and moved to Orlando, Florida after her husband, John retired from the United States Army. She attended Vidette High School and Penn State University.

Dottie was a certified Director of Volunteer Services at Holiday Hospital and Humana Hospital Lucerne in Orlando.

Dottie was very active in community and professional organizations in State College, Pennsylvania, Frankfurt, Germany and Orlando. She was also a very active member of herr community at Indian River Colony Club in Melbourne. She was a noted Parliamentarian and held membership and honorary membership in many organizations.


Dotties first love after John, was her church. She held officer or committee positions for forty-nine years. At the time of her passing, she was a member of the Indian River Colony Club Chapel. She was a loving wife for fifty-six and one-half years.

Dottie is survived by many nephews and nieces. Her love for all of them was unconditional, especially for Jeffrey Sexton and his children Mackenzie, Kendall and Cameron, Robert E. (Bobby) and Carolyn Wren, Tressie and Maurice Weber, Dottie McCafferty, Jim and Kareen Jackson and Allen and Christine Broxton; all of them actually.

Dottie was a loving, caring daughter to her parents, Mary Julia Johnson Broxton and Jasper Allen Broxton. She was close to all of her brothers and sisters, Allen, Paul and Roy Broxton, Mary Wren, Emmie Worth, Tressie Jackson, Evelyn Libertine and Lorene James, all of whom preceded her in death.

A Memorial Service will be held on her birthday Friday December 18, 1927 at 10:00 AM at Cocoa Rockledge Garden Club 1493 South Fiske Boulevard in Rockledge.

In lieu of flowers Dottie would like for donations be made to the IRCC Chapel or the IRCC Foundation or a charity of your choice.

Aunt Dot, you are sorely missed but we are happy that you are with John and the rest of your family with your Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.

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Memorial Service
December 18, 2020

10:00 AM
Cocoa Rockledge Garden Club
1493 South Fiske Boulevard
Rockledge, FL 32955


Chapel Foundation of IRCC
6205 Murrell Road, Melbourne FL 32940
Tel: 1-321-255-6805

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