Doris P (Rodino) King

Born: Sun., Jan. 31, 1926
Died: Wed., Jul. 12, 2017

Memorial Mass

11:00 AM Mon., Jul. 17, 2017
Location: St. Mary's Church -Norwich

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Norwich – Doris P. (Rodino) King, 91, formerly of Norwich passed away Wednesday morning July 12, 2017 at Harrington Court in Colchester, surrounded by her loving family.
She was born January 31, 1926 in England to the late John and Lucy Jane (Hill) Norsworthy.  She was predeceased by her first husband Anthony F. Rodino and was remarried to Claude King who also predeceased her.
She met her husband Anthony, while he was stationed in England, as a member of the US Army Air Corps.  They moved to the United States in 1946 where they settled in the Norwich area, where she became a US citizen and raised a family.  She worked for the Norwich State Hospital for many years in the housekeeping department before retiring.  She was a lifelong communicant at St. Mary’s Church in Greenville where she was an active member singing in the choir and working in the rectory. Doris enjoyed gardening and crocheting but her first love was always her family, children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.  She will be missed by all who loved her and knew her as “Nan”.  The family would like to thank the administration and staff at Harrington Court for the excellent care she had received.
She is survived by her son Kevin Rodino and his wife Debra, her daughters Carol Culpepper and her husband Gardner and Toni Post, three grandchildren Pamela Campbell, Heather Jakan and her husband Travis, and Kyle Rodino and his wife Kathryn, and her five great grandchildren Isabella Campbell, Hailley Campbell, Reese Campbell, Colby Jakan and Kennedy Jakan.
A Memorial Mass will be held 11:00AM Monday July 17, 2017 at St. Mary’s Church in Norwich, CT.  Burial will immediately follow in Maplewood Cemetery, Norwich. There are no calling hours.  The Gagne Piechowski Funeral Home 490 Voluntown Road Jewett City, CT has been entrusted with arrangements.  For online condolences please go to
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Brad & Kathleen Morgenroth
   Posted Thu July 13, 2017
Our deepest sympathies for your loss and greatest hope for Doris to be with Our Lord in His Kingdom. Peace, Brad & Kathleen Morgenroth, Newnan, GA

Bill & Phyllis Craig
   Posted Thu July 13, 2017
Cherish the memory of your Mother. She will always live in your heart.

Joseph A. Rodino
   Posted Thu July 13, 2017
Don't know what 2 say. I liked this Lady 4 as long as I can remember... KIND, LOVING, SWEET WOMAN. She always called me joey...Wouldn't let many do that. Its a guy thing...
She was so cute when she said it....Love u Antie.

Linda Dryer
   Posted Thu July 13, 2017
May you feel God's healing love around you. What a beautiful picture of your mother. She must have been a joy.

Karen Capasso Grega
   Posted Thu July 13, 2017
Aunt Doris was a wonderful compassionate woman.She was a wonderful wife to our Uncle Anthony. She was the last Aunt I had in the family. I hope she meets up with my Mom and our family. RIP Aunt Doris.

Kathy and Bruce Holcomb
   Posted Thu July 13, 2017
Dear Carol and family,
I know how beloved your mother was to you all. I am so glad she was surrounded to the end by her loved ones. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

Jean Foto
   Posted Fri July 14, 2017
I am so glad that I had a chance to meet and enjoy Doris while she was @ St. Jude's. My condolences to the family. Sincerely, Jean Foto

Diane and Dennis Robertson
   Posted Tue July 18, 2017
We pray God's love will give you strength during this difficult journey of grief. Our prayers and love are with you.

George and Ruth Olson
   Posted Thu July 20, 2017
Aunt Doris, my last of many Aunts. I remember her from when she and Uncle Anthony and Carol arrived from England. During her life, we were all blessed by her loving and joyful spirit. Our prayers and thoughts are with all who loved her.

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