Dorothy Adams Vilches

NEWTOWN — Dorothy Adams Vilches passed away Thursday, November 7, 2019.

Dorothy was born in New York City, the only child of Louise Williams Adams and Calvin Adams. She attended New York City schools and after graduating from Evander Childs High School, she began a lifelong education at any college or university located within an easy commute of her home.

She studied Greek art in Greece and Crete, Renaissance art in Rome and Florence, Impressionist art in Paris and London and later Impressionist art in Paris and Madrid. In recent years she enjoyed the programs of the Lifelong Learning Institute at Bard College, and in the winter, at Hilton Head Island, S.C.

Dorothy married Joseph Vilches in 1955. The couple had three children: Raymond Joseph, currently living in McKinney, Texas; Cynthia Ann Bamback of Ridgefield and Bruce Edward, living in Queen Creek, Ariz., and seven grandchildren.

While raising her children, she was an active member of the League of Women Voters in New Rochelle, N.Y., and served as a den mother to a Cub Scout group.

For many years Dorothy had been a member of the Unitarian Universalalist Church.

In 2014, Dorothy lost the love of her life when Joe died.

Services for Dorothy will take place at a later date.

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