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Dorothy (McAfee) Bloomquist

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“Rest in peace Dorothy and thanks for being a part of My sister Rebecca Darko's life ”
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“A nice long life. And what a lovely lady she was. Sorry at this time. ”
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“My heartfelt condolences to the family on your immeasurable loss. It's times like these when the loving promises of our Heavenly Father can bring us...Read More ยป
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Dorothy (McAfee) Bloomquist, 100, of Farmington, formerly of West Hartford, died January 25, 2017 at the University of Connecticut Medical Center. She was the widow of Lennart Bloomquist. Born in St. John, New Brunswick, Canada on April 20, 1916, Dorothy lived all of her married life in West Hartford. She graduated from the Morse College of Business and devoted all her years of work to Aetna Insurance Company, retiring in 1972. She and Lennart traveled extensively to Australia, New Zealand, Canada, Alaska and California. Dorothy was an active participant in the Aetna Retirees Organization and attended Emanuel Lutheran Church in Hartford. Besides Lennart, her late husband of 67 years, Dorothy was predeceased by a brother, and two sisters, and is survived by several nieces and nephews. The family wished to especially thank Rebecca Darko for the loving care and companionship she provided Dorothy during the last years of her life, as well as Sonia Davy and Karen Rago and the staff of the Village Gate of Farmington.

A private burial and graveside service at Fairview Cemetery in West Hartford will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be to Emanuel Lutheran Church, 311 Capitol Avenue, Hartford, CT 06106. Taylor & Modeen Funeral Home has care of arrangements. For online condolences, please visit