Polly Dashiell Woodhouse

Obituary of Polly Knowles Dashiell Woodhouse

Woodhouse, Polly Knowles Dashiell, of St. Petersburg, died on Sept. 5, 2007, following a long illness. Born in New Orleans, LA, Mrs. Dashiell Woodhouse came to the St. Petersburg area in the 1950?s. A world traveler involved in many civic activities in the community, Mrs. Dashiell Woodhouse was a member of the Stuart Society of the Museum of Fine Arts; All Childrens Hospital; a former Chairwoman of the Charity Ball; a Princess of the Queen of Hearts Court; twice president of the Propeller Club; Salty Sisters; Officers Wives Club; Women?s Service League, chosen for the Hall of Fame; St. Petersburg Yacht Club and the Pass-A-Grille Yacht Club. Mrs. Dashiell Woodhouse and her late husband and yachtsman, Eugene Dashiell, who was one of Hewlett Packard?s first 100 employees, traveled the world with a home based in Switzerland. Friends will remember Mrs. Dashiell Woodhouse as a gracious hostess entertaining many of the community leaders at her famed black tie dinner dances. Survivors include: Husband, Peter H. Woodhouse, of St. Petersburg; two Cousins, Freddy Welty, wife of Dr. Paul Welty of St. Petersburg; Annalyn Holloway, wife of Charles Holloway from Baton Rouge and many second and third cousins. Funeral Services will take place at St. Peter?s Episcopal Cathedral, 140 4th St. N., Saturday, Sept. 8th at 2:00PM. Those sending floral tributes, please send them to Anderson-McQueen Funeral Homes. Anderson-McQueen Funeral Home-NE St. Petersburg Chapel
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