MacDougall- Dorothy M. “Dot” Tomkins, age 77, 50 year resident of Route 336, died on Wednesday, October 21, 2020 following a brief hospitalization.
The family will receive friends at Covert Funeral Home in Ovid from 1:00pm to 3:00pm on Saturday, October 24, 2020. A memorial service will then be held at 3:00pm, officiated by Fr. James Fennessey.
Kindly consider a donation in Dot’s memory to the American Heart Association by visiting www.heart.org
Dot was born in Geneva on April 14, 1943, a daughter of the late Carley and Mary Alice (Putnam) Rouse Sr., and graduated from Geneva High School. She was married to Keith Tomkins on February 9, 1963, and they began their family on Route 336. She was the neighborhood babysitter, and often had a house full of busy children. Dot had worked as the manager of the lobby shop at Geneva General Hospital for 22 years until her retirement.
She is survived by her husband of 57 years, Keith; her children, Karen (Doug) Bush of Farmington, Gary (Susan) Tomkins of Clifton Springs, Brian (Crystal) Tomkins of Waterloo; her grandchildren, Ryan Bush, Justin (Lisa) Tomkins, Zackary and Nickolas Tomkins; her brothers, Carley “Sonny” Rouse Jr., Richard (Judy) Rouse all of Waterloo, a host of nieces and nephews, and her lifelong friend, Bonnie “Butter” Jones of Waterloo. Dot was preceded in death by her siblings, Donald, Eddie and Patty, and by a sister in law Carol.
For additional information, please contact Covert Funeral Home at 607-869-3411 or visit www.covertfuneralhome.com. Masks and proper social distancing will be required for attendance of services, if you have questions, please contact the funeral home.
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American Heart Association
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