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Former Colts Neck Resident Dorothy Dahlbom Dies at 94

Dahlbom lived in Colts Neck from 1962 to 1996.

Dorothy S. Dahlbom, 94, of Chestertown, died Dec. 2 at Chester River Hospital Center in Chestertown, MD. 

She was born on Oct. 3, 1918 in Brooklyn, NY, the daughter of the late John and Signe Carlson Michelson. Mrs. Dahlbom was a graduate of Manual Training High School in Brooklyn and Pace College in New York City.

She worked as a personal secretary in the Banking Industry with Bankers Trust in NYC. On June 29, 1940 she married Carl Albert Dahlbom. They resided in Brooklyn, NY, moved to Greenlawn, Long Island, where she raised her family, and in 1962 moved to Colts Neck NJ.

Following Mr. Dahlbom's retirement, they moved to Heron Point in Chestertown in 1996. Mrs. Dahlbom was a member of the Reformed Church of Colts Neck, NJ, and the Garden Club and Women's Club in New Jersey. She was a member of the Presbyterian Church of Chestertown. 

She was preceded in death by her husband in 2005 and a son Alan Carl Dahlbom in 2004.

She is survived by her daughter. Carol Hagert and her husband Hugh of Centreville, MD; her daughter-in-law, Dianne Dahlbom of Arlington, MA; four grandchildren, Christopher Hagert and his wife Christie of Purcellville, VA, Kristin Hagert of Centreville, Eric Dahlbom of Arlington, MA, and David Dahlbom of Arlington, MA; and two great grandchildren, Harris Emily Hagert and Hudson James Hagert. 

Services will be held privately at the Presbyterian Church of Chestertown.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The Presbyterian Church of Chestertown, 905 Gateway Drive, Chestertown, MD 21620. 
Arrangements entrusted to Fellows, Helfenbein, and Newnam Funeral Home, 


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