Clara Barton

Dolores Jane "Dollie" Epstein, seamstress

Dolores Jane "Dollie" Epstein, a former office worker and master seamstress, died Monday of multiple organ failure at her Lutherville home. She was 79.

The daughter of an accountant and a homemaker, the former Dolores Jane "Dollie" Moeller was born in Baltimore and raised on Gibbons Avenue in Hamilton.

She was a graduate of Clara Barton Vocational High School, where she studied to become a master seamstress.

After her marriage to Robert I. Epstein, a mechanical engineer, in 1959, the coupled settled on Tunbridge Road in Homeland, where they raised their seven children.

From 1987 to 1995, Mrs. Epstein was an office worker at Greater Chesapeake...