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Dorothy Patterson Grogan

July 29, 1935 - July 28, 2013

Dorothy Patterson Grogan, 77, formerly of Mooresville, NC, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, July 28, 2013.
She was born on July 29, 1935 in Huntington, W. VA to Albert and Margaret Patterson. Dorothy will be remembered as a loving and devoted wife, mother, sister, grandmother, aunt, and friend. She was passionate about quilting, cross-stitching, reading and watching her favorite baseball team, the Atlanta Braves.
Dorothy is survived by her beloved husband of 58 years, James E. Grogan, Sr. of Fort Mill, SC, her five children: Cianne Roberts (Hugh) of Leverett, MA, Jimmy Grogan of Leverett, MA, Michael Grogan of Greenfield, MA, Kelly Gronowski (Kirk) of Fort Mill, SC; and Chris Grogan (Christie) of Charlotte, NC; her brother, Tom Patterson (Marilyn), of St. Charles, MO, grandchildren: Caitlin Roberts, Sam Roberts, Patrick Roberts, Tess Grogan, Blake Gronowski and Chase Gronowski and two nieces, Colleen and Maggie Patterson.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her daughter, Dana.
A celebration of her life will be held at 11:00 am on Saturday, August 3, 2013 in the chapel of Cavin-Cook Funeral Home, 494 E. Plaza Dr. Mooresville, NC. The family will receive friends following the service. Interment will be held at Woodlawn Funeral Home & Memorial Park in Greenville, SC at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Levine's Children's Hospital at Carolina's Medical Center, Charlotte, NC.
Cavin-Cook Funeral Home, Mooresville, NC, is serving the Grogan family. Condolences may be made to the family at