Dorothy Steuer of Easthampton, died at home on Feb. 9. She was the widow of Julian Steuer. Born on September 30, 1922 in The Bronx, New York, she was the daughter of Rose (Glantz) and Samuel Hauser. She attended Washington Irving High School and began a career in the fashion industry but then chose to pursue other work. She volunteered with the USO, transcribed Braille for the Jewish Braille Institute and worked at the family’s synagogue. After her children were grown she returned to work outside the home with the New York State Division of Unemployment Insurance. She loved to sing and was a talented pianist. She performed in vaudeville as a singer and dancer as a young girl, entertained soldiers through the USO as a young adult and for many years sang at weddings, bar mitzvahs and other occasions in her community. She sang with the Queens College Choral Society in their annual performance of Handel’s Messiah. She is survived by a son, Allen and his wife, Catherine, of Grand Rapids, Michigan; a daughter, Shelley Steuer; son-in-law, Jeffrey Korff; and grandsons Noah and David Korff. Memorial contributions may be made to the Lathrop Community Resident’s Fund or the VNA and Hospice of Cooley Dickinson.
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