September 26, 1947 – March 11, 2022
Beloved wife, mother, sister, auntie and grandma. Dorothy passed away from natural causes surrounded by family, March 11, 2022. Born in an apple orchard in Omak, WA to Donald and Alice Stevens. She was the middle of nine siblings. In the early 50s, her father Don was a powder man and a rock driller. His work took them to Skykomish, Bothell, and Dry Creek, WA.
The Stevens family settled in Bear Creek, WA in 1958.
Dorothy adored her siblings and spoke of their many adventures. The antics of her daring and tough brothers, and the closeness and friendships of her sisters. Dorothy graduated from Forks high school, then married her lifelong love Floyd Mccoy on June 19, 1965.
They made their home in Tyee, where they remained for the rest of their lives together. They had two girls, Alissa and Kelsie. Additionally, Dorothy loved having her many nephews and nieces for extended periods of time. Dorothy worked in road construction as a flagger and laborer for a few years, and enjoyed her time at Coast to Coast Hardware .
An avid reader with a fondness for history, she loved to travel. She had many incredible experiences visiting America’s landmarks and admiring its beauty, she spoke highly of the Smithsonian. Dorothy was enamored with her travels to Costa Rica and Italy among many other places. Dorothy and Floyd spent many years with family and friends boating and water skiing. They enjoyed hunting and hiking .
They were in a pinochle club together and enjoyed each other‘s company. Dorothy never missed a chance to beat Floyd or anyone else at a card game. She loved taking the girls and their cousins camping. She was often seen gardening and landscaping.
She enjoyed cooking healthy, and then making sweet treats for her grandchildren. Dorothy treasured volunteering at the Forks food bank, having “lunch with the ladies” at Pacific pizza, and her days spent taking Pearle to shop with the dual purpose of visiting everyone in Outfitters.
Dorothy was strong and steadfast, with a loving and kind nature.
She is preceded in death by her parents, her brother Jim and her sister-in-law Judy. Survived by her husband Floyd, children Alissa and Kelsie. Her brothers Vern (Edie), Jack, Don (Marit), Tony, brother-in-law Gordon (Carole). Her sisters Jean, Judy, Diana, Susan (Johnny) sisters-in-law Wendy, Janet, Becky(Herman). Her grandchildren Mitchell (Samantha), Ashlynn, Tyler, Reece, Elliahna, Dalton, Kaden and Wyatt. Great-grandchildren Hudson, Harper and Aaliyah. Her nieces and nephews, that she adored. You are cherished and missed Mama, Grandma, Auntie Dot and most of all – Floyd’s honey.
No service, at her request.