Dorothy Marie Curtis was born in Cleveland, Ohio on August 10th, 1929. She was the daughter of Antimo and Filomena Chiacchieri and the sister of Joanne, the late Joseph, and the late Andrew Chiacchieri, and Mary Artrip. She grew up in Washington, D.C., in a Capitol Hill row house and was an exceptional and highly intelligent student.
She was deeply loved by her children, Steven, Donna, and Gary, and by her grandchildren, Oliver, Lizzie, Jesse and Alison, as well as by her three great-grandchildren, Jaxon, Daisy and Wen.
She also will be greatly missed by her dear companion, Michael Maslak, and many others of the Riderwood community.
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