Dorothy Niddrie July 29, 1919-June 3, 2020


Dorothy Niddrie (100)

Dorothy (Dory) R. Niddrie passed away June 3, 2020 in Yachats, Oregon of natural causes. She was born to Albert Best and Ada (Ambrose) Best in Montreal, Canada on July 29, 1919.

In 1956, Dorothy moved from Montreal with her family to Sunland, Calif, where she raised her children Susan Lynne Niddrie and David Albert Niddrie. She worked as a cafeteria worker at Mt Gleason Middle School.

In 1988, after retiring, Dorothy moved to Yachats and loved to walk on the beach with her neighbor, collecting agates. She volunteered at the Meals on Wheels dining room at the Senior Center in Waldport for 18 years until “retiring” at the age of 95.

Dorothy moved to SeaAire Assisted Living at the age of 97 and enjoyed crafts, bingo and playing cards. She is survived by her daughter Susan Niddrie (Waldport, OR), son David & Jackie Niddrie (San Diego, CA), and family: Heather & Casey Johnson (Logsden, OR), Rachel Niddrie & Matt Galione (New York, NY), David J. Niddrie (San Diego, CA) and Jeffrey Wagner (Waldport, OR), and great granddaughter Andiah Johnson (Logsden, OR).

Dorothy was a member of St Luke’s Episcopal Church in Waldport and there will be a celebration of Life when the COVID-19 restrictions are lifted.

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