Dorothy M. Cobb1939-2009 Gardiner - Dorothy M. Cobb, 70, of West Street, Gardiner, died December 31, 2009, with her husband by her side. She was born in Ipswich, MA, on February 7, 1939, the daughter of Archer Butman and Dorothy (Dorman) Butman. Dottie graduated from Gloucester High School in Gloucester, MA, in 1957.She was employed by the State of Maine, Dept. of Health and Human Services, Income and Maintenance for 29 years. Dottie was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star and a Past Worthy Matron of Marion Chapter. Dottie is survived by her husband Richard H. Cobb, of Gardiner; two brothers Gardner Butman of Essex, MA, and Archie Butman of Georgetown, MA, and one sister Nellie Mello of Gloucester, MA., her brother in law Alton Cobb and his wife Jessie of West Gardiner, several nieces and nephews Dottie will be lovingly missed by her husband. Visiting hours will be 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Monday, January 4, 2010, at Staples Funeral Home, 53 Brunswick Avenue, Gardiner where a funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 5, 2010. Burial will be in the spring in Varney Cemetery in Brunswick, ME.