Dorrinne Galland, loving wife, devoted mother, doting grandmother, sister, daughter, died
peacefully Tuesday morning in the company of her immediate family. She is
survived by her husband of 48 years, Ronald; her son, her mother, sister, and
two adorable grandchildren. She recently moved to
to be closer to her granddaughters, Stella and Ruby. Dorrinne spent much of her
, where she served as Head of Reference Desk at Ascension Parish Library.
"Miss Dorrinne", as she was known by all the residents of the small
town, was well regarded, appreciated, and even loved by its many citizens. Miss
Dorrinne was known for her ability to find just the right information to answer
any question and, in some cases, completed the homework for many of the students
of Donaldsonville at the Ascension Parish Library. Known for her quick wit and
insight into complicated matters, Miss Dorrinne was known and appreciated by all
she met, and considered a close, cherished friend to others. She was an avid and
voracious reader, which advanced her level of erudition and knowledge far beyond
her considerable educational achievements.
Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at Friday morning March 13, 2015 at St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church. Burial was
family respectfully requests that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to
Ascension Parish Library Fund. Make payable to Ascension Parish Library and send
to Dorrinne Galland Memorial, 500 Mississippi St, Donaldsonville LA 70346 (or note "in memorium
Dorrinne Galland" on check).
service of BrightFuneral Home & CremationCenter. (919-556-5811)