Dorothy A. Fopma, 78

Dorothy A. “Dot” Fopma, 78, of Georgetown, Del., formerly of Lanham and Ocean City, Md., went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, Feb. 21, 2009. She was a member of St. Matthews By-The-Sea U.M. Church in Fenwick Island, Del., and attended Central Worship Center in Laurel, Del.

Fopma was preceded in death by her parents, Jacob and Anna (Huizenga) Vredevoogd. She is survived by her loving husband of 57 years, Orval Carl Fopma; four sons, Randall J. Fopma and his wife, Cyndee, of Hudsen, Fla., Steven Carl Fopma and his friend, Ann Marie Papa, of Grosse Pointe Woods, Mich., Jeffrey Scott Fopma and his wife, Reda Jane, of Virginia Beach, Va., and Michael S. Fopma and his wife, Melody, of Olney, Md.; three sisters, Ethel Teer of Durham, N.C., Betty Zwemer of Vero Beach, Fla., and Carolyn Dykstra of Dearborn, Mich.; five grandchildren, David, Julie, Craig, Tiffany and Skyler Fopma.

A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 28, 2009, at St. Matthews By-The-Sea U.M. Church, 1000 Coastal Highway, Fenwick Island, Del. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions to Delaware Hospice Center, 100 Patriots Way, Milford, DE 19963; or St. Matthews By-The-Sea U.M. Church; or Central Worship Center, 1