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Dorothy J. Iaquinta
November 17, 1928 - May 3, 2018
Service Date: May 9, 2018
A Funeral Liturgy honoring Dorothy’s life will be held on Wednesday, May 9, 2018 at 11:15 a.m. at St. Mary Catholic Church, 7400 39th Avenue. Relatives and friends are asked to meet at the church for the service.
A visitation for Dorothy will be held on Wednesday, May 9th at St. Mary Catholic Church, 7400 39th Avenue, from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the Liturgy.
In lieu of flowers, memorials to St. Vincent De Paul, 7531 30th Ave., Kenosha, WI, 53142 or St. Mary Catholic Church, 7307 40th Ave., Kenosha, WI, 53142, would be appreciated by the family.
Dorothy J. Iaquinta, age 89 of Kenosha, was born to eternal life on Thursday, May 3, 2018 at her home surrounded by her loving family.
Born in Kenosha on November 17, 1928, she was the daughter of the late Leo and Bernadette (Preiss) Snowtala.
On January 6, 1951 at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church, she was united in marriage to Louis Iaquinta. Sharing a transcendent love, Dorothy and Lou were happily married for 64 years.
Dorothy was a devoted wife and mother. For many years, she assisted her husband, Louie with his State Farm Agency. Dorothy and Lou shared a love of God, long walks and clothes and car shopping. Religion and faith always played an important role in Dorothy’s life. She was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church and the former St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church. Dorothy faithfully served as a Confraternity of Christian Doctrine (CCD) teacher and Eucharistic Minister for the aged.
Dorothy was an avid reader who instilled the love of reading in her children. She had a fun-loving personality, ready wit and impeccable grammar. She was an accomplished cook and soup virtuoso. Dorothy enjoyed a loving, mutually respectful relationship with her children, sharing ideas, advice and laughter.
She will forever be remembered by her five sons, L. John (Janis), Eugene J. (Carol), Lawrence J., Vincent J. (Heidi) and James J. (Kim) Iaquinta, her daughter, Mary Ann Iaquinta; her nine grandchildren, Kelly and Kendall Iaquinta, Laura Westergard, Phillip Iaquinta, Kristen Schulz, Jaclyn Hansen and Jacob, Connor and Rachel Iaquinta, her great grandchildren, Quinn, Lucas, Reagan, August and Georgia, brother, Leo (Barb) Snowtala and her many loving nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents and husband, Louis, she was preceded in death by her sisters, Frances and Patricia and a brother, Thomas.
Dorothy’s family would like to express gratitude to the compassionate care given to her by Hospice Alliance, Inc. and her primary physician, Dr. Leonardo Montemurro.