THE DAYTONA BEACH NEWS-JOURNAL
Daytona Beach, Florida
Monday, January 31, 2011
Dorothy E. Daniels-Winfield
Dorothy E. Daniels-Winfield, 94, of Palm Coast, Florida passed away January 20, 2011 at Stuart F. Meyer Hospice Palm Coast, FL. A Memorial Gathering will be held 11 a.m. on February 4, 2011 at the St. Thomas Church, 5400 Belle Terre Parkway, Palm Coast, FL. Inurnment to immediately follow at the church. All arrangements are under the careful direction of Lohman Funeral Home Palm Coast, 220 Palm Coast Parkway SW, Palm Coast, FL.
Dorothy was born in Memphis, Tennessee and lived in New York where she attended and graduated from Hunter College in three years at the age of 19. She went on to attend Brooklyn College earning two Master degrees and one Bachelor degree.
Dorothy was employed as one of the first 10 police women in the NYPD. Dorothy worshiped at the church of the Resurrection, Elmhurst, NY, and sang in the choir. She also earned the position to guard dignitaries such as the Queen of England and Eleanor Roosevelt. In her later years Dorothy was a teacher and guidance counselor for the board of education until her retirement and move to Palm Coast, Florida several years ago. She was very involved in organizations such as AAUW, Retired Educators, Guardians, NY Club, Democratic party, Democratic Women's Club, Episcopal women's church group, NEFJA, NAACP, CHO, and many more clubs and affiliations. She had a passion for education and children.
Dorothy was preceded in death by her husband, William in 1997, brother, Robert Henry Daniels Jr. and sisters, Emily, Bessie, Catherine, and Mildred.
She is survived by her step-son, Yul Windfield of Atlanta, Georgia; step-daughters, Yvonne and her husband, Leon Kendrick of Florida, Brenda Martin of New York, Yvette Jackson of Florida, and Beryl Robinson of Florida. She was also the loving Aunt to two nieces, Courtney Chaplin of Florida and Pamela Petties of New York; and two nephews, Richard and Robert Watkins both of New York.
Donations may be made in Dorothy's name to the United Negro College Fund Direct Response Programs, 8260 Willow Oaks Corp. Drive, Fairfax, VA 22031 or The Alzheimer's Association, 111 N. Fredrick Ave., Suite 100, Daytona Beach, FL 32114.