Dorthea Hess Sarr (Dottie), age 91, formerly of Darien, died Monday March 12, 2018 at the Crosslands Community in Kennett Square, PA. She was the wife of the late Dick Sarr with whom she shared 56 years of marriage.

Dottie and Dick were longtime residents of Darien, where they attended Darien United Methodist Church and made many dear friends. In Darien, Dottie was an active volunteer with the YWCA, A Better Chance, the Red Cross, Americares, the Newcomers’ Club, the Suburbanites, the Republican Party, and PEO.

Dottie was a devoted and beloved wife, mother and grandmother.

She is survived by her children, Nancy, Richard and David, daughter-in-law Julia; her sister, Marian Peppel of Springfield, PA; her brother, Lee Hess of Shalimar, FL and grandchildren Emma and Benjamin.

A memorial service will be held at 11 AM on Saturday, May 19, 2018 at the Episcopal Church of the Advent, 401 N Union St., Kennett Square, PA. Interment will be private.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to Church of the Advent, Kennett Community Services (AKA Kennett Food Cupboard), or St. Judes Medical Center. Arrangements are being handled by the Kuzo & Grieco Funeral Home Inc. (610-444-4116) of Kennett Square.

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