Dorothy Carolynn Augustin
April 24, 1931- January 2, 2021
Dorothy Carolynn Augustin, 89, a long-time resident of North Beach, MD, passed away on Saturday, January 2, 2021 at Calvert County Nursing Center in Prince Frederick, MD. Dorothy was born April 24, 1931 in East Chicago, IN to William Andre Kish and Frances Stella (Dembowski) Kish. In Dorothy’s younger years, she lived in Morocco, IN. She was a cheerleader in high school. After high school she worked in E. Chicago as a secretary for the General American Transportation Corporation. She also worked in Crown Point, IN for an accountant as a secretary. Dorothy was a devoted mother, grandmother, and great grandmother. She loved being a homemaker, enjoyed cooking, sewing, reading, drawing, gardening, playing bridge, bowling, writing and playing and teaching the piano. She enjoyed nature and animals, especially her beloved cats and dogs she had through the years. She enjoyed volunteering at nursing homes by singing and playing the piano for the residents. She enjoyed reading and teaching the bible. Dorothy is survived by ex-husband Arthur A. Augustin, the father of her children, and by her son, Richard A. Augustin and his wife Annette of Lawrence, KS, and her daughter Karen J. Augustin of Annapolis, MD and 10 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her son Leslie A. Augustin of Glenn Dale, MD, and daughter, Carol Jane Augustin of Chesapeake Beach, MD.
The family will hold a visitation gathering on Thursday, January 28, 2021 from 10 to 11 AM, followed by a memorial service to start at 11 AM. Due to COVID-19 restrictions there will be a limit of 25 people in the visitation room. The services will be live streamed on the Rausch Funeral Home Facebook page starting at 11:00 AM for those who are unable to attend.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123 (download form on cancer.org), or to donate by phone call 1-800-227-2345.
Thursday, January 28, 2021