Published in The Capital on July 23, 2014
Dorothy Brandt Ayres, 99, of Annapolis, died peacefully on July 15.
Born in Washington, DC to Eunice and Fred G.H. Brandt on March 17, 1915, Dorothy
graduated from McKinley Technical High School in June 1933.
She was married to James Lester Ayres for 70 years.
Joining the work force in the early 1950's, she worked for the D.C. National Guard
Armory and the Department of Corrections in Washington, DC
She enjoyed traveling in her motor home, reading her Bible, and eating out.
Dorothy is survived by her daughter, Charlotte; son-in-law, Lou; two grandchildren, Mark
and Elise; and five great-grandchildren. Family and friends may call from 2 to 4 and 7 to
9 p.m. on Friday, July 25, at the George P. Kalas Funeral Home, 2973 Solomons Island
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, July 26, at Heritage Baptist
Church, 1740 Forest Drive, Annapolis.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Hospice of the Chesapeake, 90 Ritchie
Hwy., Pasadena, MD 21122 or Heritage Baptist Church, 1740 Forest Dr., Annapolis,
An online guestbook is available at www.kalasfuneralhomes.com