Catherine Minford Dodge Death – Obituary: Catherine Minford Dodge, former Orangetown Deputy Supervisor passed away on November 23rd, 2022 with loved ones by her side. Born April 26th, 1929 to Harry and Rozella (Riker) Minford in Nyack, NY. Catherine excelled at sports, was elected Nyack High School class president. She went on the graduate from Cedar Crest College afterwards becoming a buyer for Bloomingdales in Manhattan.
Catherine served on the Board of Rockland County Historical Society, was a founding member and longtime chairwoman of the Orangetown Museum, Chairwoman of the Orangetown Parks and Recreation committee during which time she led the drive to make The Joseph Clark Rail trail become a reality. Catherine was the first woman to serve as Orangetown Supervisor when Jack Cassidy was hospitalized. After her husband passed away, she ran the family business, J&J Dodge with her son James until her retirement in early 2010.