Dorothy Kohler

10/18/2011 10:55 AM |

Dorothy Kohler of Riverhead died Oct. 17 at the age of 92.

She was born June 13, 1919, in Brooklyn to Lillian (Adams) and Alvin Lent and was a high school graduate. She worked as a secretary for Bernuth Lembcke Co. Inc. in New York City.

She married Thomas Kohler in 1969; he predeceased her in 1998.

Ms. Kohler was an animal lover, and many dogs, cats and other creatures found a home with her through the years, according to friends.

Also predeceased by her first husband, Robert Kruger, Ms. Kohler is survived by her brother, Ken Lent.

Visiting hours will take place tomorrow, Friday, Oct. 21, from 10 a.m. to noon at Reginald H. Tuthill Funeral Home in Riverhead, where a service will immediately follow. Interment will be at Commack Cemetery.

Donations may be made to Kent Animal Shelter, 2259 River Road, Calverton, NY 11933-1639.