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Dorothy Catherine LaPrelle
Dorothy Catherine LaPrelle

December 29, 1925 - February 23, 2019
Born in New York City, NY
Resided in Frankford Township, New Jeersey


Dorothy Catherine LaPrelle, 93, of Frankford Twp., formerly of Newton, passed away Saturday, February 23, 2019, at home.

Dorothy was born in New York City, to the late Albert and Rosanna (nee McCabe) Faraday, and was raised at the St. Agatha Home for Children in Nanuet. She worked as a freelance bookkeeper for more than 60 years prior to her retirement in 2012. Dorothy was a former board member of the Alcohol Information Center in Newton and attended Lafayette Federated Church in Lafayette. She was an avid golfer and a longtime member of the Ladies’ League at Farmstead Golf and Country Club.

Dorothy was predeceased by her husband, David LaPrelle; and her siblings, Albert Faraday, Eileen Pauls, Charlotte Habe and Muriel Sakulich. She is survived by her daughter, Catherine Ysais and husband, Steven; her grandchildren, Matthew, Elizabeth and Sarah Jane Ysais; her brother, Edward Faraday; and her brother-in-law, Richard LaPrelle and wife, Maureena.

Visitation will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, March 3, 2019, at the Smith-McCracken Funeral Home, 63 High St, Newton. Services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, March 4, 2019, at the funeral home, with interment to follow in Sparta Presbyterian Cemetery in Sparta.

Memorial donations may be made to the Blue Ridge Rescue Squad, PO Box 232, Branchville, NJ 07826. Online condolences may be made at

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Smith-McCracken Funeral Home
63 High Street
Newton, NJ 07860
Sunday, March 3, 2019
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Smith-McCracken Funeral Home
63 High Street
Newton, NJ 07860
Monday, March 4, 2019
10:00 AM
Sparta Presbyterian Methodist Cemetery
10 Apple Tree Lane
Sparta, NJ 07871
Monday, March 4, 2019

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