Hansen-Spear Funeral Home – Quincy, Illinois

Dorothy H. Hellyer

Dorothy H. Hellyer, age 91, of Quincy, died Tuesday, March 6, 2018, at 11:58 pm in St. Vincent’s Home.

Dorothy Hellyer | Hansen-Spear Funeral Home - Quincy, ILDorothy was born June 18, 1926 in Chicago, Illinois. She married Donald R. Hellyer on June 24, 1948 in Chicago, IL. He preceded her in death on April 25, 2014.

Dorothy was devoted to the Catholic Church. She had been a member of St. Dominic and St. Peter Churches. Dorothy enjoyed spending time with her family.

Survivors include: her daughter, Denise (Ed) Dutton of Kenton, TN; two grandchildren: Adam (Jeni) Kelley of Quincy; and Ashli Williams of Martin, TN; and four great-grandchildren: Jayden and Ethan Williams and Connor and Nick Kelley.

In addition to her husband, Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents.

Services: Dorothy donated her body to Saint Louis University School of Medicine. A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Memorials: Church of St. Peter or Blessing Cancer Center


Hansen-Spear Funeral Directors are in charge of the arrangements.

  1. Denise, what a beautiful, loving, sweet and caring lady we were able to share our life with. Her eyes lit up with every visit . I stopped by to see her Wed. a.m and was told she had passed. I am so sorry for your loss and so many others who loved her. She will now be at peace in her new heavenly home. We all will miss her but will always remember “SWEET LITTLE DOROTHY”. Jan & “Toot”Ewalt, Casey & Brandon too

  2. Fly high my Ray of Sunshine you are a wonderful woman you always had a smile no matter what I know your dancing in heaven and looking down on us it was a pleasure caring for you I glad I got to part of ur journey in life thank you!

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