Dorothy V. Beach obituary photo
 
In Memory of

Dorothy V. Beach

January 21, 1934 - September 11, 2016

Obituary


Dorothy V. Beach was born on January 21, 1934 in Covington, Virginia, the oldest Daughter of nine children.
Her family moved to Oregon at the age of nine in 1943, and settled in Vanport, Oregon, later moving from there to Coos-Bay, Oregon where she attended Marshfield High School.
Soon after graduation, Dorothy married Harry L Beach in 1952. They moved to Gresham soon after they married, and settled in Portland around 1954.
She was a housewife, mother, and very involved in the PTA and Montavilla Little League.
Dorothy and Harry joined the Elks lodge in...

Dorothy V. Beach was born on January 21, 1934 in Covington, Virginia, the oldest Daughter of nine children.
Her family moved to Oregon at the age of nine in 1943, and settled in Vanport, Oregon, later moving from there to Coos-Bay, Oregon where she attended Marshfield High School.
Soon after graduation, Dorothy married Harry L Beach in 1952. They moved to Gresham soon after they married, and settled in Portland around 1954.
She was a housewife, mother, and very involved in the PTA and Montavilla Little League.
Dorothy and Harry joined the Elks lodge in the early 70's and Dorothy served as President of the Elkettes twice. She enjoyed travel, crossword puzzles, and reading. She spent countless hours at the Elks lodge volunteering her time and giving back to the community.
Dorothy was married to Harry for 59 years, dedicating her life to her husband, children, and family.
She loved lighthouses, and the color purple!

A celebration of Dorothy's life will be held Saturday September 17, 2016 at 11:00 am at Gateway Little Chapel of the Chimes - 1515 NE 106th Ave, Portland, Oregon 97220. If you have any questions, please feel free to call (503) 256-0606.