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Dorcas E. Bidwell

March 28, 1933 August 22, 2013
Dorcas E. Bidwell
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Obituary for Dorcas E. Bidwell

Dorcas E. Bidwell, passed away peacefully at home, Thursday, August 22, surrounded by family and friends.

Born in Detroit on March 28, 1933, she was the sixth of seven children of Clayton and Irene Price. She married Ralph Bidwell, Jr. on July 11, 1960, and have made their home in the Brighton area. Prior to her retirement, she was a legal secretary for attorney Don Moon and later employed by the Haigh Mfg. Her love of music inspired her to sing in the First Presbyterian Church choir for thirty years and to perform with the Brighton Sweet Adelines. She also enjoyed canning produce from their garden, crocheting, the Detroit Tigers and Friday night bingo.

She is survived by her husband, Ralph; daughter Candace (Mike) Odell of Austin, Texas; son Steven Bidwell of New Port Richey, Florida; grandchildren Thom (Meg) Fortney, Katie (Mark) Baldwin, Erin Odell; great-grandchildren Katya, Anastasia, Aiden; brothers Robert (Ginny) Price, Richard (Peg) Price; sister Patricia (Charles) Keehn; and many nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held at the Lynch & Sons Funeral Home, 600 East Main, Brighton on Sunday, August 25, from 2 - 7 pm and Monday, August 26, from 10 am until time of Funeral Service at 11 am. Memorial contributions are suggested to the American Spirit Centre in Brighton, MI. For further information contact Lynch & Sons 810-229-2905


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