Mass of Christian burial celebrating the life of Dorothy Marie Solinger, age 83 of Holdingford will be 11AM, Wednesday, July 25, 2012 at Church of All Saints – Saint Mary.  Father John Paul Knopik will officiate, and burial will take place in the parish cemetery following the service.  Dorothy died Friday evening at Mother of Mercy Nursing Home in Albany.  There will be a visitation from 4-8PM, Tuesday, July 24, 2012 at the Miller-Carlin Funeral Home in Holdingford and again from 10AM until the time of the service Wednesday morning at the church.  Parish prayers will be at 5PM Tuesday evening at the funeral home. Arrangements are being made with the Miller-Carlin Funeral Home of Holdingford.

Dorothy was born October 4th, 1928 to Joseph and Anna (Thene) Guck in St. Stephen.  She married John Solinger on June 28, 1969 in Minneapolis.  Dorothy was born and raised in St. Stephen but also lived in Minneapolis before moving back to Holdingford where she lived the rest of her life.  She worked as a waitress, a book-keeper, and a banker.  She also worked at the Postal Data Center for ten years and in Payroll at the St. Cloud VA Hospital for ten years before eventually retiring in December of 1988.  She was a member of St. Mary’s Church in Holdingford.

She is survived by her sister Alvina “Pat” Connelly of Minneapolis, and many nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her mother and father Anna and Joseph Guck, her husband John Solinger who passed away in 2003, and her siblings Lorraine Carroll, Eleanor Morrissey, Raymond Guck, Alvin Guck, Robert Guck, Frank Guck, and Mary Ann Ebnet.