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December 10, 2013

Dorothy ‘Dot’ Reddington

NORMAN — Dorothy “Dot” Reddington, 82, passed away at home Friday, Dec. 6, 2013, surrounded by her loving family. Dot was born in New York City, the only child of Rose and Arthur Martine.

She was married to Raphael L. “Buddy” Reddington, and together they had five daughters.

Dot successfully carried out the role of military wife, often handling life at home while her husband was deployed. After settling in Norman in 1973, Dot enjoyed working at the Office of Student Financial Aid at OU. Dot was passionate about playing bridge and other card games. She enjoyed traveling, reading, watching football and hosting family celebrations.

Dot is survived by her five daughters and their families, Darcy and husband Roger Henthorn, Margaret Cejda, Mary and husband Chuck Townsend, Diana Reddington and Christine Reddington Brown and husband Dale Brown; 10 grandchildren, Claire Henthorn, Katherine Cejda Bailey and husband Eric Bailey, Brian and wife Melissa Cejda, Angela Cejda, Christine and husband Jeff Hamilton, Paul Townsend, Sarah Townsend, Brenden Brown, Collin Brown and Christian Brown; and two great-grandchildren, Rowan and Caroline Hamilton.

Donations may be made to St. Luke Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. The family would love to receive notes from friends describing a favorite memory of Dot.

Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday.

Services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at the Havenbrook Funeral Home chapel, 3401 Havenbrook St. in Norman, with interment following at St. Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery in Norman.

Arrangements for Dot and her family were placed in the care of the Vice family at Havenbrook Funeral Home in Norman.

Online condolences may be shared at havenbrookfun-eralhome.com.

Norman Transcript, Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013

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