Dorothy I. LaPointe
Dorothy I. LaPointe, age 59 of Saginaw passed away January 23, 2021 at home following and extended illness. Daughter of the late Max and Betty Scott, Dorothy Irean Scott was born July 12, 1961 in Roaring Springs, PA. She moved to Saginaw as a child with her family. Dorothy was a graduate of Bridgeport High School and then attended Delta College and was a graduate of Ross Medical School. She was employed as a Certified Nurses Assistant prior to her retirement. She was married to Merlin Gotham Jr. and he preceded her in death. Dorothy later married Michael LaPointe and he passed away in 2019. She was of the Baptist faith.
Surviving are 4 children, Nikki (Robert Griffor) Ostrander, Robert (Nicole) Scott, Merlin (Tammy Yeager) Gotham III, and Basilio (Ashley) Flores; special friend, Xavier Dupuis; grandchildren, Tristian (Lauryn) Scott, Calib (Chy’ona) Scott, Jacob and Noah Scott, Allyssa Ostrander, Pacie Griffor, Hannah (Mackenzie) Ostrander, Justin (Jasmine) Ostrander, Ruth (Adam) Frasier-Yeager, Mikey Yeager, and Adrianna Davis;
great-grandchildren, Maryana Vega, Rosely Yeager, Melanie Scott, and one more on the way; a niece, Mandy (Matt) Prchlik.
She was preceded in death by a sister, Sharon (Tony) Barnes; a special sister-in-law, Talulabelle; and best friend, Darla.
Memorial Service will take place 3:00 p.m. Wednesday, January 27th at Cederberg-Brietzke Funeral Home, 403 N. Michigan Ave. in Saginaw. Friends may visit with the family at the funeral home on Wednesday from 1:00 p.m. until time of service.
We will adhere to protocol, face mask, and safe distancing due to Covid-19.
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