Dorothy Mae (Dot) Steffel, 85, passed away on Saturday Nov. 22.  She was born on July 12, 1923, in Somerville AL to Charles and Gertrude Wigginton.  She was a Navy Wave and a veteran of WWII.  Dot was preceded in death by her husband Jim Steffel.  They were married for 62 years and lived in Raleigh since 1950, where they raised 4 children.  Dot was a homemaker and a member of Our Lady of Lourdes Church since 1959.

Surviving are:

Daughter, Theresa White of Raleigh:

Sons:  Tom Steffel and wife Rina of Clyde, NC; Jim Steffel and wife Renee of Wake Forest, NC; and Fred of Raleigh.

Brothers:  Charles Wigginton and wife Fraye of Somerville, AL; James Wigginton and wife Robbie of Decatur, AL; and Douglas Wigginton of Somerville, AL.

Sisters:  Sue Nelson of Somerville, AL, and Jean Schuck of Orange Beach, AL.

Granddaughters:  Tina Watkins, of Richmond, VA; Tara and husband Mark Dickinson of Southport, England; Tonya and husband Bill Price of Kenly, NC; English Steffel of Wilmington; and Sierra and husband Josh Lohman also of Wilmington.

Great grandchildren:  Tamara, Geoffrey and Jackson Watkins of Richmond, VA.

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