|Dolores Ortuno Northrop, beloved wife of Herbert Hoover Northrop, left this world Wednesday, December 24, 2008, following a brief courageous battle with cancer. She worked at the Aetna Insurance Co. for many years and was a communicant of the Episcopal Church of St. Andrew the Apostle in Rocky Hill. Dolores was born in Ecuador S.A. daughter of Dr. Vicente Ortuno and Mariana (Andrade) Ortuno both of whom are deceased. She is also predeceased by three brothers, Dr. Jose Vicente, Carlos and Alfonso Ortuno. She is survived by Dr. Jose's wife Nelly (Burbano) Ortuno; Manuel Ortuno; Hernan Ortuno and wife Helena (Bayas); Mercedes (Ortuno) Larco and husband Rene; Maria (Ortuno) Tetrault and husband Joseph; Mariana (Ortuno) Stanley and husband Bruce; many nieces and nephews, grand nieces and grand nephews; and her step children, Deborah, Jonathan and Robert Northrop. Dolores was loved dearly by her family and friends. Her death has left a void that passage of time cannot fill.
Donations in Dolores' memory may be made to the Palliative Care Fund at Hartford Hospital, 80 Seymour Street. P.O. Box 5037, Hartford, CT 06102-5037.
There will be no calling hours. A memorial service will be announced at a later date. Farley-Sullivan Funeral Home of Wethersfield has been entrusted with the arrangements. For further information or to leave condolences please visit www.farleysullivan.com