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100 Branchview Drive NE
PO Box 344
Concord, NC 28025
Phone: 704-786-3168
Fax: 704-782-5766
Dorothy Cayado

Dorothy Marie "Dot" Cayado (Lefler)

Saturday, January 18th, 1919 - Monday, December 30th, 2019
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Mrs. Dorothy Lefler Cayado, age 100, passed away Monday, December 30, 2019 at Atrium Health Cabarrus.

Dot was born January 18, 1919 in Cabarrus County, a daughter of the late Steven Winfield Lefler and Minnie Lippard Lefler. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Pedro P. Cayado, Sr., son, Phillip Jamie Cayado, and brother, Steven W. Lefler, Jr.

Dot retired from Cannon Mills, and was a lifelong member of Forest Hill UMC, where she was a nursery teacher for over 70 years.

Left to cherish her memory are her son “Pete” Cayado and wife, Melissa of Concord; grandson, “Pete” Cayado, III.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Forest Hill UMC, 265 Union Street, N. Concord, NC 28025.

A private graveside will be held for the family.
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Donna Harkey

Posted at 07:19am
Dot was such a pleasure to be around at St. Andrews. Every time I visited my mom (who was in the room right beside of Dot) I would try to see Dot just to say hello and get a smile. She will be missed "zooming" around the halls there. My mom will miss her daily visits as well. Sincere sympathy. Donna Harkey

toby lester

Posted at 12:33pm
Dot Cayado is why my son is the sweet boy that he is. She treated my son like he was her own. I will love her forever and am grateful for all she did for me and my family.

With love, Lee and Bea Fenstermaker

Posted at 10:54pm
Pete and Melissa, So sorry to hear of Cousin Dot passing away so suddenly. Praying for you all.
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Donna Beaver Smith

Posted at 09:40pm
I am grateful for the many conversations Dot and I have had at St Andrews. She was a true delight and so engaging. I am grateful for my memories of Dot watching her tomatoes ripen-appreciating the warmth of the noonday sunlight- and hearing weekly reports of how well Pete was doing in answering the trivia questions in "Coffee News". Her zeal for life was wonderful to see. My thought and prayers are with your family at this time. Donna Beaver Smith

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