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Dorothy Marie King
May 25, 1933-October 6, 2022
Dorothy King obit pic

P.L. Fry and Son Funeral Home is honored to be serving the King family. A rosary prayer service will be on Thursday, October 6, 2022 at 9:00 a.m. followed by a graveside service at St. John’s Catholic Cemetery. For direct condolences to the family visit Dorothy’s online tribute page at

   Born on May 25, 1933, Dorothy Marie King entered into rest on September 28, 2022. She was 89 years old. 

   She is survived by her beloved husband of 71 years Richard King. Together they had four children Michael King, Mark King, Karen King and Bruce King. She was blessed by 11 grandchildren; Gina Carruesco, Becca King, Jennifer King Vijil, Courtney Gomas, Nathan Gomas, Julie King, Mariann Reynolds, Mallory King,  Monica Coldiron, Melissa King and Jon Cooley, as well as, 12 great-grandchildren.

   A resident of Manteca for over 75 years, Dorothy was a long time member of ST. Anthony’s Catholic Church. Before retiring, she worked as a clerk for the Department of Motor Vehicles for over 12 years. Dorothy was a fun-loving, classy Portuguese lady; she loved race car driving at Stockton Speedway 99 and once won the powder puff derby. She enjoyed cooking, baking, traveling in her RV and going on cruises; one of her most memorable vacations was her trip to Italy. Dorothy will be remembered as a devoted wife, loving mother and an adoring grandmother. She will be missed by all who loved and cared for her.

Manteca (Calif.) Bulletin

Tuesday, October 4, 2022