Dorothy North

Former Southold resident Dorothy (Poliwoda) North of Sag Harbor died June 10 at Southampton Hospital. She was 74. 

She was born Dec. 24, 1941, to Joseph and Dorothy Poliwoda of Southold.

Ms. North lived in Southold for many years and later moved to Sag Harbor to enjoy time with her family and friends. Family members said she loved sewing and knitting, collecting frog figurines and would “always be there with a smile for anyone who needed help in life.”

Predeceased by her son, Jeff Florence in 1983, Ms. North is survived by her sons, Steve Florence of Sag Harbor and Pete North of Glenville, N.Y.; her daughter, Cindy Florence of Punta Gorda, Fla.; her sisters Margie Deroski of Southold and Beth Poliwoda of Southampton, Mass. and six grandchildren.