Dorothy A. (Arruda) Motyka

Dorothy A. Motyka, 96, of Jackson, NJ passed away Friday, April 27, 2012 at Centra State Medical Center, Freehold, NJ.  Born in Hawaii on January 28, 1916 and in 1944 moved to Boston, Massachusetts with her family and later moved to Milton, Massachusetts where she lived approximately 50 years before moving to Jackson, NJ to be with her son and family in December of 2004.  Dorothy was predeceased by her loving husband Peter Motyka, her son Peter Motyka, Jr. and her sisters Meta Ahlo and Mary Jane Hopfe, Thelma Hill, her brother-in-laws Hugh Hill, John Feiteira, Abraham Ahlo and John Silva. Dorothy is survived by her son Robert Motyka and his wife Gail Motyka, daughter-in-law Mary Motyka, four grandchildren Ann Marie Colletta and husband Salvatore, Suzanne Motyka, Gregory Motyka and Laurie Motyka, great-grandchildren Caroline and Peter Colletta and Isabel Guerrero, sisters Katherine Silva, Jospehine Feiteira and husband James Kahue, brother John Arruda and daughter Sister Joan Paula Arruda of the Daughters of Saint Paul, located in Boston, Massachusetts and brother-in-law Tom Hopfe and many others nieces and nephews. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Saint Elizabeth Church, 350 Reedsdale Road, Milton, Wednesday, May 2 at 10:15 AM.  Relatives and friends invited.  Visitation at Dolan Funeral Home, 460 Granite Avenue, MILTON, Wednesday 8:30 – 9:30 AM.  Interment Milton Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Alzheimer’s Association at 400 Morris Avenue #251, Denville, NJ 07834.