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“Had a fun day full of laughter with June as chaperones on a science field trip. What a bright, intelligent and jolly woman she was! May she Rest In...Read More »
1 of 23 | Posted by: Patti Lee - Issaquah, WA

“I was fortunate enough to have Mrs. Dorn as my English teacher during senior year at St. Marks in Delaware. Mrs. Dorn was always cheery and full of...Read More »
2 of 23 | Posted by: Anne Menaquale - Bear, DE

“Mark - our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. My Mother unfortunately wasn't able to attend the funeral today. She fell earlier in...Read More »
3 of 23 | Posted by: Meredith Ripley - Lexington, MA

“June was a wonderful person. She was very caring of all of us at SMHS! As a teacher, she was one step above. Prayers to her family. ”
4 of 23 | Posted by: Eileen Twardowski - Magnolia, DE


5 of 23 | Posted by: Eileen Twardowski - Magnolia, DE

“Thank you for all you have done for students, Mrs. Dorn! Working on Markings with you back in high school was a joy - you instilled your love of...Read More »
6 of 23 | Posted by: Adam Griffiths - Takoma Park, MD

“Mrs Dorn was my St Mark's English teacher 35 years ago . She was kind, intelligent and pushed her students to be the best they could be. She has...Read More »
7 of 23 | Posted by: Ellen Bukowski - Moultonborough, NH

“My condolences for your loss. What a wonderful woman. I was blessed to have her as my English and literature teacher at St. Mark's. What a terrific...Read More »
8 of 23 | Posted by: Erin Spittle - Hoboken, NJ

“She was a wonderful English teacher, and is much of the reason I became an English teacher. My thoughts and prayers are with her family. You will be...Read More »
9 of 23 | Posted by: Stefanina Baker - Wilmington, DE

“She was a wonderful and kind teacher during the mid-1980s at St. Mark's. ”
10 of 23 | Posted by: William Eveland - Bexley, OH

“Close to 40 yrs ago you taught at St Marks, my English teacher. Thank you for your gift of teaching, forever remember you. Rip, prayers to your...Read More »
11 of 23 | Posted by: Lori McCrone Dougherty - DE

“Goodbye, Mrs. Dorn. Thank you for the sometimes gentle pushes toward production. I thought you were teaching me the love of literature and expression...Read More »
12 of 23 | Posted by: Andy Rowlyk - Student

“I will always fondly recall Mrs.Dorn from my years at St.Marks. She fostered my love of English and empowered me; gifts which I will forever treasure...Read More »
13 of 23 | Posted by: Anita Rhoades McCloskey '86 - DE

“I will always fondly recall Mrs.Dorn. She fostered my love of English and empowered me; gifts which I will forever treasure. Keeping the Dorn family...Read More »
14 of 23 | Posted by: Anita Rhoades McCloskey - DE

“I was honored to work with June at St. Mark's. She shared her treasures with her co-workers and her students. Her beautiful smile and her kind words...Read More »
15 of 23 | Posted by: Joan McConnell - Wilmington, DE

“It was a true pleasure to teach with June. She had a real passion for her students and was so very respected by her colleagues. They were terrific...Read More »
16 of 23 | Posted by: Tom Parkins - Newark, DE

“She was a wonderful teacher and encouraged my love of literature. My thoughts and prayers are with her family. The impact she made on my life on...Read More »
17 of 23 | Posted by: Angela Smith Herndon '93 - SC

“My deepest sympathies to Mrs. Dorn's family. She was a favorite teacher of mine at SMHS, and I credit her for my love of the written word. Rest in...Read More »
18 of 23 | Posted by: Amy Matarese - Rehoboth Beach, DE

“Dear Mark, Allen, and Stephen,I was so sorry to see in today's paper, the passing of your Mom. When I saw her picture, it brought back so many...Read More »
19 of 23 | Posted by: Barbara Hannagan Riley - DE

“I was a student long ago, and recall you fondly, Mrs. Dorn. I loved English class with you, and remember you being very kind. May you Rest In Peace,...Read More »
20 of 23 | Posted by: Susan

“Dear Mark and Family, I so enjoyed spending time with your mom. She was always cheerful, funny, witty and a joy to be around. She had a great...Read More »
21 of 23 | Posted by: Michael Hart - Easton, MA

“My sincere condolences to her family. June was my dear friend as well as my co-worker. She was a remarkable person; she was dedicated and her humor...Read More »
22 of 23 | Posted by: Barbara Reilly - Wilmington, DE

“Mark, Allen, Steve and Families,So sorry to hear of Aunt June's passing. She was a great lady and we will always have fond memories of her. Her...Read More »
23 of 23 | Posted by: John and Nancy Dorn - MD - Family


PEABODY- Mrs. June Marie (Baldwin) Dorn, age 81 years, of Brooksby Village, Peabody, Massachusetts, beloved wife of the late Earl Eugene Dorn, died unexpectedly Wednesday, Nov. 9th, 2016 at her home.

Born in Whiteford, Maryland, June was the daughter of the late John Walter and Effie Marie (Knopp) Baldwin. She was raised and educated in Whiteford, Maryland and was a graduate of North Harford High School, Class of 1952 where she graduated second in her class, participated on the leadership council and was a varsity basketball player. She continued her education at Towson State Teachers College, where she played on the varsity basketball team and graduated in 1956.

Mrs. Dorn devoted her life to education. She began her professional career as an educator in the Maryland Public School System and upon moving to Wilmington, Delaware with her family she commenced a 28 year career as an English & Literature Professor at St. Mark's High School in Wilmington, Delaware. She devoted herself to her Freshman and Senior students and the school community. She was a beloved teacher and remembered for her dedication and caring of her students as well as her mastering of her discipline. For twenty-one years June was also the moderator of "Markings", an award winning literary magazine based at her school. Under her leadership the publication was awarded four first place awards from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association. June also taught summer school and SAT evening courses for five years.

A longtime resident of Wilmington, Delaware and Belair, Maryland. June was active in the Christ United Methodist Church of Wilmington Delaware where she helped create the church library with her husband Earl. June had been a resident of Brooksby Village in Peabody since the year 2005. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother who was devoted to her family. She enjoyed spending her time at the bible study class at Brooksby Village and was a lifelong learner and avid reader. A world traveler, June ventured to many destinations all over the globe. She loved to travel with her family and during her teaching years chaperoned many students on educational trips to many of the world's most historical sites. June enjoyed boating and loved spending her summers at Lake Charlevoix in Boyne City, Michigan. Above all else family always came first in her life. She will be deeply missed.

June is survived by her sons, Mark Eugene Dorn and his wife Elizabeth Anne Dorn of Topsfield, Allen Earl Dorn and his wife Patty Dorn of Asheville, N.C. and Steven Howard Dorn and his wife Kimberly Dorn of Lutz, Fl, her grandchildren, Ryan Dorn, Nicholas Dorn, Valerie Dorn, Dana Warren III, Eric Dorn and Katherine Warren, her brother Stanley Baldwin and his wife Linda of Darlington, Maryland and several nieces and nephews. June was also the sister of the late Richard "Dick" and Robert "Bob" Baldwin of Maryland.

ARRANGEMENTS: Her funeral service will be held in the Chapel at Brooksby Village, Brooksby Village Dr., Peabody, Monday, Nov. 21st at 10 A.M. Relatives and friends invited. Burial is private in the Massachusetts National Cemetery at Bourne. Visiting hours are planned at the Peterson-O'Donnell Funeral Home 167 Maple St., (rte 62) Danvers, Sunday, Nov. 20 from 2 to 4 P.M. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made in June's memory to the American Diabetes Association, 10 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701. To share a memory or offer a condolence, please visit www.odonnellfuneralservice.com