The Washington Times-Herald

October 2, 2013

Dorothy Riney

Jan. 7, 1927 - Oct. 1

---- — Dorothy Joyce Riney, 86, of Washington, passed away at 12 a.m. Tuesday at Washington Nursing Center.

Born Jan. 7, 1927, in Montgomery, she was the daughter of George H. and Josephine (Parker) Petroff.

She attended Montgomery schools and was a member of Our Lady of Hope Catholic Church. She had worked at G.C.Murphy’s, K-Mart, and Arnold’s Red and White Grocery store.

She is survived by nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.

Her husband, James “Austin” Riney, whom she married June 28, 1952, died Dec. 21, 1988. One brother, Robert Petroff, is also deceased.

Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at St. Peter Cemetery in Montgomery, with Yvonne Evans officiating.

Memorial donations may be given to Washington Nursing Center for their Actives Club.

Arrangements are being made through Ed Lee Mortuary. Online condolences may be made at