Dorothy Haight Koonce

July 6, 1911 - June 24, 2006

07/06/1911 - 06/24/2006

Past Services

Wednesday July 26, 2006
10:00 am
Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington, VA
202-695-3250 or | Directions

Dorothy Haight Koonce

Virginia Beach-Dorothy Haight Koonce passed away on June 24, 2006 in Virginia Beach.She was born in Oakland, California and raised in Annapolis, Maryland.Mrs. Koonce was the widow of Captain Henry T. Koonce, USN.

She was a graduate of Boston University and later earned a Certificate in Occupational Therapy from Columbia University. Before moving to Virginia Beach in 1996, Mrs Koonce lived in Rosemont, Pennsylvania for 40 years, where she belonged to numerous organizations and art groups.She was especially active in Daughters of the Britih Empire, American Association of University Women and Daughters of the American Colonies. For many years she enjoyed volunteering at the Philadelphia Museum of Arts and at several historic homes.

Mrs.Koonce is survived by her daughter, Judith K. McGuire and son-in-law Captain Thomas P. McGuire of Virginia Beach; two grandchildren, Thomas F. McGuire of Washington< D.C. and Jeanne Walter of Cary, N.C; and three great-grandchildren.

A graveside service will be held in Arlington National Cemetery on July 26th 2006 at 10 A.M. Condolence may be shared with the family at

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Sister Dee
7 years ago

I would like to express my sympathy to Dorothy’s family. We at the legion of Mary from St. Gregory’s Catholic Church enjoyed our weekly visit with Dorothy. She was a joy to know and we will miss her very much. Our prayers will be with her and her family. sister Dee