Dorothy Sy

December 31, 1939 — June 9, 2022


Dorothy Sy

Mrs. Dorothy (Dotti) Sy, 82, passed away peacefully on June 9, 2022 at Novant Health in Charlotte, NC.

She was born in Suriname, South America, and spent the majority of her youth in China. As a young adult she returned to Suriname prior to immigrating to the United States where she and her husband, Johannes started their family.

After her husband’s passing, she thrived as a single parent after teaching herself English, and learning how to cook a variety of cuisines influenced by her experiences living on three continents and in three states in the US.

Dorothy (Dotti) was a storyteller and avid book reader with a passion for collecting and sharing her unique recipes with others. A loyal friend and dedicated parent, she is survived by her sisters Meilin and Mildred, along with her daughter Romona Sy, her husband Christopher Baldwin and their son Chris Baldwin. Her daughter Holly Moore, her husband Pernell Moore and their children Peyton and Penelope Moore. She is also blessed with nieces, nephews and loving friends to honor her memory.

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