Dorothy F. Hellman

November 24, 2018

Dorothy F. “Dot” Hellman, 94, passed away on Monday, November 19, 2018, in Pensacola, Florida. She was born in Pensacola to Adrian V. Farinas, Sr. and Genevieve Erickson Farinas.

Dot was a 1942 graduate of Catholic High School. She worked at Mutual Federal for 30 years where she retired as Assistant Vice President. Dot was married to Carl Crosby for 36 years until his death in 1982. She was very fortunate to later meet William F. Hellman, to whom she was married for twenty-three years until his death in 2011. Dot enjoyed traveling the world with family and friends, going to Biloxi, and playing Bunco with her friends of over seventy years. She was an active and faithful member of Nativity of Our Lord Catholic Church.

Dot was preceded in death by her two brothers, Adrian V. Farinas, Jr. and Thomas William “Bill” Farinas, Sr.; sister-in-law, Claire Farinas; nephew, Adrian V. Farinas, III; stepdaughter, Kathy Sullivan; and step-grandson, Sean Sullivan.

Dot is survived by her sister-in-law, Betty Farinas; stepsons, Ted Hellman, Greg (Deborah) Hellman and Mark (Susie) Hellman; nephews, Bill (Karen) Farinas, Jr., Bob Farinas, and John (Suzanne) Farinas; niece, Susan Otte; step-grandchildren, Ryan (JJ) Sullivan , Christina (Chris) Tillman, and Garrett Hellman; grandnieces, Kimberly Farinas, Kerri (Cody) Cobb, Katie (Allen) Givens, and Kristen Farinas; six step-great-grandchildren; three great-grandnieces; and two great-grandnephews.

A Mass of Celebration was held on Friday, November 23, 2018, at Nativity of Our Lord Catholic Church.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Nativity Catholic Church or Covenant Care of Pensacola.

Faith Chapel Funeral Home North is entrusted with arrangements.

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