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Brother Charles Dallas Dorsey, 80, of Westminster, passed away on Tuesday, February 20, 2024, at Atlee Hill Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Westminster.

He was the son of the late George Lloyd Dorsey and Mary Aurelia Yeinger Dorsey. He was the devoted husband of Darlene A. Dorsey, his wife of 58 years.
Charles, also known as Charlie or Chuck, joined the Lodge in 1970 and retired from the Department in 1987. He also served in the Maryland Army National Guard for over 30 years.
Chuck was always active. He served as a safety instructor at the Hap Baker Shooting Range in Westminster and as a driver for the former Touch of Elegance Limousine Service, Westminster. He was a devout Catholic and had been a member of St. Benedict’s Catholic Church, Baltimore, St. Alphonsus Rodriguez Catholic Church in Woodstock and for many years at St. Bartholomew’s Catholic Church in Manchester. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus, St. Bartholomew’s Council, Manchester. He was a 4th Degree knight and served as a past Grand Knight with St. Benedict’s and St. Alphonsus’ councils.
Surviving in addition to his wife are sons: Gregory L. Dorsey of Nottingham and Eric G. Dorsey of Westminster; brother Robert A. Dorsey of Mechanicsburg, PA and sister Mary A. Pearce of Fort Myers, FL and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by sister Catherine A. Singer and brother Lloyd C. Dorsey.
The family will receive friends from 2 to 5pm on Sunday, February 25, 2024, at Haight Funeral Home & Chapel, 6416 Sykesville Road, Sykesville.
A funeral mass will be held at 10am on Monday, February 26, 2024, at St. Bartholomew’s Catholic Church, 3071 Park Avenue, Manchester, MD.
Interment will be at a later date at Garrison Forest Veterans Cemetery, Owings Mills.
Those desiring may make memorial donations to The Benedictine Society of Baltimore City at St. Benedict’s. Checks may be made payable to “Benedictine Society of Baltimore City” and mailed to 2612 Wilkins Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21223 or online at
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