Dorothy Agnes Mulonas, 96 of Central Lake, died peacefully January 23, 2020 with her daughter by her side at home. She was born January 21, 1924 in Detroit the daughter of Carleton and Alma (Gray) Leonard.
Dorothy was a graduate of Detroit Northern High School and Detroit Business Institute. During WWII she worked at Fisher Body. She also worked at GMC and Carboloy, a division of G.E. In 1970 she opened an antique store in Warren and then moved the store to Central Lake. She ran her antique stores for over 40 years before finally retiring. She donated a vast amount of books to the Book Nook over the years and many antique tools to the Central Lake Historical Society. In her free time Dorothy enjoyed painting, gardening, reading, and needle point.
Surviving are her children Christine (Michael) McCreary of Ellsworth and Angus Harvey of St. Clair Shores, grandchildren Julie Augustyn and Lance Mulonas and brother in law Richard S. Hait of CO. Also surviving are her wonderful extended family Kim (Jeremy) Bay, Brenda McGuire, Matt McCreary, 9 great grandchildren, sister-in-law Cleo Burns, brother-in-law Nick Mulonas, many nieces and nephews, and longtime family friend Emily Stier and her son Nathan. She was preceded in death by her husband of 62 years Palmer “Chris” Mulonas in 2010 and her sister Jean Hait.
“The seasons of our lives fly by, regrettably too fast. What seems like only yesterday is several decades past. What happened to our summertime? Where did the children go? They’re in their summer season, the one we used to know.”
Arrangements have been handled by the Central Lake Chapel of Mortensen Funeral Homes. Please sign her online guestbook www.mortensenfuneralhomes.com.
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