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Stella Dodson

Stella “Joanne” Dodson, 85, of Cambridge, Maryland passed away in her sleep on Tuesday morning, November 27, 2018 at Mallard Bay Care Center, Cambridge.

Born in Cheswald, Delaware on February 19, 1933, she was a daughter of the late Willard and Catherine Stroh Vaughn.

Joanne attended schools in Easton, Maryland and later made her home in Cambridge.

Prior to her stay at Mallard Bay, she resided at “Special Home” and was cared for by Ms. Sarah Jackson and her staff.

She is survived by her daughter Judy Dodson Lauck (Mac Thomas) of Secretary who helped care for her and faithfully visited her daily; son Blake Dodson of Centreville; sisters Marie Johnson of Bozman and Sandy Lockerman of Ridgely; grandchildren Angie Lauck Abey, Matthew Lauck, Nikki Dodson, Melissa Prettyman, Katie Joudrey and Kasie Dodson; several great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

Preceding her in death besides her parents was her twin sons Dean and Dana Dodson; a daughter Robin Janelle Dodson; brothers Willard Vaughn and Dicky Vaughn; a sister Charlotte Milby.

A private viewing will be held for Joanne’s family with no services per her request.

Memorial donations can be sent to Newcomb and Collins Funeral Home, P.A., 308 High St., Cambridge, MD 21613 to help defray funeral cost.

To share online condolences with the family, please visit www.newcombcollins.com

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Judy & FamilyOur thoughts and prayers are with you during your time of loss.

Cheryl (Spies) & Ronnie Engle- Nederland, Texas Jan 31 2019 12:00 AM

prayers for the family

wilma pete Dec 28 2018 12:00 AM

So sorry for your loss. Sending prayers to the family

Wanda Cook Nov 29 2018 12:00 AM

Sending prayers and condolences to the family.Ernie and Christine Barlow

Christine Barlow Nov 28 2018 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Stella Dodson

Daniel Mills Nov 28 2018 12:00 AM

Judy and family, so sorry for your loss, our thoughts and prayers to you during this difficult time.......(((((HUGS))))).

Butch and Missy Willoughby Nov 28 2018 12:00 AM

So sorry for your loss. Love and prayers.

Cathie Vaughn Nov 28 2018 12:00 AM

A candle was lite in remembrance. Ron Bromwell.

Ron Bromwell Nov 28 2018 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Stella Dodson

Terry Adams Nov 28 2018 12:00 AM

Rest in peace Jo Ann. Used to visit with her each time I was at Pleasant Day. She used to enjoy it when I came to play music and often asked me to do "My Prayer" by the Platters. Today, I will remember you in my prayers. May the good Lord bless you and keep you, and give you peace forevermore.

Sam Shelly Nov 28 2018 12:00 AM

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