Dorothy P. Totton, age 81, of Ashlar Village, Wallingford, formerly of Woodbridge, passed away August 16, 2009 at the Masonic Health Center. Dorothy is the widow of Robert M. Totton; mother of Mrs. Toni T. & her husband Stephen Sullivan of Sandy Hook, Thomas M. & his wife Laurie Totton of Elgin, Illinois and Richard D. & his wife Donna Totton of Hamden. Dorothy is also survived by 5 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren. Born in Bath, Maine on April 16, 1928 she was the daughter of the late Worrall & Lucy Jewett Prescott. Dorothy is a retired North Haven High School teacher. Her funeral service will be held on Tuesday, August 25, 2009 at 1:00 PM in the Knapp Auditorium of Ashlar Village, Cheshire Rd, Wallingford. Interment will follow in Eastside Cemetery in Woodbridge. Arrangements are in care of BEECHER & BENNETT FUNERAL HOME, 2300 Whitney Ave., Hamden.

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  1. Please accept my deepest sympathies on behalf of North Haven High School. Dot will be fondly remembered as a great English teacher. Patricia K. Brozek Assistant Superintendent of Schools Former Principal, North Haven High School

  2. Please accept the deepest sympathy of the Retired Teachers and Personnel of the North Haven Board of Education. A dedicated teacher,Dot was a lady with deep insights and wide interests.

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