Mrs. Dorothy L. Nolan, 85, of Whitesboro, passed away on Sunday, January 30, 2022 at her home with her loving family by her side. Dorothy was born in Utica, on March 8, 1936, the daughter of Edward and Jane (Gagan) Moore. She was raised in Utica and was a graduate of Utica Catholic Academy. On August 31, 1957, Dorothy was united in marriage with Robert G. Nolan, at Sacred Heart Church in Utica, a loving and devoted union of 64 years. At one time, Dorothy was employed with NY telephone Company, later with General Electric Company, Vardin Studios and most recently with McHarris Gifts. Dorothy was an avid golfer and enjoyed bowling, swimming, camping and especially spending time on the beaches in Florida. She also enjoyed reading, as well as playing cards, especially, pitch, bridge and Solitaire. Dorothy was a dedicated volunteer with the Stanley Theatre and was a devout parishioner and Eucharistic Minister at St. Paul’s Catholic Church in Whitesboro. She was her children’s and grandchildren’s biggest supporter and fan, never missing a sporting event or school function. Mrs. Nolan is survived by her loving husband, Robert; six children, Gregory and Karen Nolan of VA, Kevin and Ann Nolan of Barneveld, Sharon and Ronald Stuhlman of Whitesboro, Brian and Michele Nolan of MO, David and Kara Nolan of NJ and Sarah and Joe Avellino of Guilderland, NY; 20 cherished grandchildren, Heather (Ronnie), Ashley, Kacie (Eric), Tyler, Meghan (Rick), Patrick (Lenee), Sarah (Greg), Brendan, Kelly, Bryan (Katie), Mary (Russell), Erica (Dave), Daniel, Emily (Ben), Allison, Caroline, Lauren, Julia and Sophia; 8 adored great grandchildren, Braydon, Blake, Logan, Mason, Sean, Evalyn, Olivia and Bennett and Dorothy was anxiously awaiting the birth of two additional great grandchildren. She is also survived by one brother, Rev. Edward F. Moore, Maryknoll Missionaries of Ossining, NY; a sister-in-law, Milly Moore of New Hartford and a brother-in-law, Carl Jones of Clinton, as well as several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her grandson, Christopher Stuhlman, three sisters and brothers-in-law, Margaret “Peggy” and Edward Ruffing, Jeanette and Bob Kress and Jean and Frank Skelly, one brother, Donald Moore, her father and mother-in-law George and Gertrude Nolan and one sister-in-law, Jean Jones. Mrs. Nolan’s funeral will be held on Monday, February 7, 2022 at 11:30 a.m. at St. Paul’s Catholic Church in Whitesboro, where her Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated. Her Rite of Committal and burial will be held in St. Mary’s Cemetery in Clinton in the spring. Calling hours for family and friends are Sunday from 4:00-7:00 p.m. at the Heintz Funeral Home, 1517 Whitesboro St., Utica. Those wishing to make a donation in Dorothy’s memory, please consider the Alzheimer’s Association of Central NY, 225 N. Michigan Ave., Floor 17, Chicago, IL 60601, www.alz.org, Shriners Hospitals for Children, 2900 Rocky Point Dr., Tampa, FL 33607 firstname.lastname@example.org, Kid Needs, The Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation, 200 First St., S.W. Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52404, Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation, 733 Third Ave., Ste 510, New York NY 10017 email@example.com or the NAMI National Alliance of Mental Illness,150 Broadway, Suite 406, Menands, NY 12204 www.naminys.org Mrs. Nolan’s family extends their heartfelt gratitude to the staff of Hospice and palliative Care, Inc., especially Dorothy’s nurses Irene, for the wonderful care and compassion you provided to Dorothy. Your kindness will not be forgotten.