Barty, Dolores “Dede” (Morse)
Dolores Barty (“Dede”) (Morse)
Sister of Billy Barty.
Attended Mar-Ken from 1942 through 1945.
See photo from Mar-Ken Reunion, 1993.
Dolores was Secretary of her Sophomore Class and Treasurer of the Press Club in 1943.
From the September 28, 1942 & October 13, 1942 Mar-Ken Journals:
Dolores Barty is on the Mar-Ken Journal Staff for these issues of the school newspaper.
From the October 13, 1942 Mar-Ken Journal:
FASHION PREVIEWS: Did you notice that drape shape dress that Dolores Barty wore [at the Friday night dance of October 2nd]? Very smart!!
SOCIAL NOTES: Dolores Barty thought of something original with her “swing shift party.” A big dinner was included in the fun. It was also her birthday.
From the 1943 Mar-Ken Yearbook, as a Sophomore:
Now, here’s another girl,
Whose always the life of the party.
She’ll be the wife of an Earl,
And her name is Dolores Barty.
From 1943 Mar-Ken Yearbook; Sophomore Crossword Puzzle:
This girl is the secretary of the class. You’ll often see her “jitterbugging” with her
From the 1944 Mar-Ken Yearbook, Transvia, “Junior Biographies”:
Born in Frederickstown, Pa., DOLORES BARTY is one of the most talented members of our class. She hopes to someday be a vocalist with an orchestra. Her special version of the song “Amepola” is well known and appreciated.
From the 1945 Mar-Ken School Yearbook, Senior Broadcast page:
DEDE BARTY – “Director of the Mar-Ken ’45 Revue”, was born Oct. 6th 1926 in Fredericktown Penna. You can always find her rehearsing a show and yelling at the top of her lungs, “Spread out! Make it look like a big production!” She is mad about hot fudge sundaes, steak, (rare) TEXAS, and gold wings. Her destiny is to travel with U.S.O. shows and entertain our service men.
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