Dorothy Totaro – June 17, 2021

Dorothy Totaro, 98, of Hoboken passed away on June 17, 2021.

A proud life-long resident of Hoboken, Dorothy loved her hometown and worked diligently over 32 years in the Traffic Department at Dodge & Seymour, Export Company and later XM World Trade.

She lived her faith and was a fixture in the community attending Masses and Novenas locally at St. Ann’s, Our Lady of Grace, Sts. Peter and Paul, as well as St. Lucy’s St. Jude Novena, and St. Peter’s in NYC.

Dorothy joins her beloved parents, Rachaela and Pasquale Totaro, and dear siblings including Rose Capozzi, Marie Rotondi, Elena Cannarozzi, Mildred Metz, Ann Kruse, Joseph Totaro, Frank Totaro, Ralph Totaro, and James Totaro in the peace of God’s love.

Dorothy’s memory will be honored by her cherished nieces, nephews, great-nieces, and great-nephews.

Visitation for Dorothy will be held on Friday, 25, 2021 from 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM at Lawton-Turso Funeral Home in Hoboken (633 Washington Street, Corner of Seventh & Washington Streets, Parking on Seventh). A Funeral Mass will be offered at 9:30 AM on Saturday, June 26, 2021 at St Ann’s Catholic Church in Hoboken (Corner of Seventh and Jefferson Streets).

Dorothy will be laid to rest at Holy Cross Cemetery on Saturday, June 26th during a service for her and her brother, James Totaro, who recently passed.


For the safety of in-person attendees and our staff, gatherings at Lawton-Turso Funeral Home will currently follow the latest guidelines as described here:

  • All people attending must wear a mask while inside the funeral home
  • For safety, the number of attendees indoors will be monitored by the management and may be limited to avoid overcrowding
  • All attendees must practice social distancing while paying their respects
  • In the event of changes to these safety practices, please watch this page for the latest updates
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