Mary (Mitzi) Lorraine Van Dort

Mary (Mitzi) Lorraine Van Dort age 68, passed away on April 3, 2020 at Renown

Medical Center after a short battle with cancer. She is survived by an older sister,

Louis B. Dybach, 80, of Allentown PA, husband of 42 years, Paul, 73, her son

Thomas Robert, 48, and his wife and loved Daughter-in-Law Robin L. Andrews-

Van Dort, 54, two Step Sons, Richard Paul, 52, and David Paul, 49 and his wife

Cristina. Mitzi has one grandchild, Amanda Andrews-Van Dort, 21, and two-step grandchildren, Ariana, 21, and Logan, 18.


Mitzi was born in Allentown, PA in 1952. She and Paul moved to Sparks NV in

1977 and married in 1978. She had satisfying 35-year career as a Bookkeeper and

Enrolled Agent with Yarbrough and Co. of Reno, NV. Mitzi enjoyed camping,

Christmas, and Bunnies. She was well known and loved throughout the Reno-

Sparks community by family, friends, co-workers, and many clients. She will be missed by all.

11 Comments. Leave new

  • George Leonard
    April 10, 2020 10:08 pm

    Dear Paul, I am so very sorry for your loss. I hope you find comfort in the love and memories that will always be in your heart.

  • Michael, Amy, Kaylee and Logan
    April 10, 2020 10:46 pm

    What wonderful, lovely lady and will be missed by one and all.

  • So sorry for your family’s loss, Paul. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

  • Bert Longbotham
    April 10, 2020 11:29 pm

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you both. Stay well Paul. We are thinking of you and wish we were closer. Bert and Sally

  • We are here for you and I’m so sorry. Let us know if you need anything. We love you.

  • She was a strong woman, I really thought she would out live us all

  • Mitzy was one of a kind and so lovingly gracious to everyone. She is missed

  • Christine Mikulice
    April 11, 2020 4:36 am

    Paul, I am so sorry for your loss. I know how much Mitzi will be missed by you and the others who love her. She was a delightful person, I wish I lived closer so I could have spent more time with the both of you. Take care of yourself.

    ~ chris

  • Hardly a heart bigger in this world than Mitzi’s. We will miss her generosity of spirit. Karen and Jerry

  • Marla Di Loreto
    April 19, 2020 2:00 pm

    Dear Paul, so very sorry about your loss, Mitzi was absolutely an outstanding woman. She always spoke so highly about how much she loved you. She will be for ever missed but never forgotten.

  • Lori Carroll
    April 23, 2020 2:56 pm

    Thinking of you and yours during this difficult time, Paul. Your 42+ years together speak to a great love! May it sustain you now.


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