Dorothy Ann (Heckel) Paronto, of Billings, formerly of Havre, died of heart disease on May 17, 2019, at the age of 90.

She was born Nov. 18, 1928. She shared her birthday with Mickey Mouse.

She was preceded in death by her husband Blair; parents Pete and Betty Heckel; two brothers Ed and Don; sister Helen Fox; and son-in-law Todd Ryan. She is also now reunited with her deceased daughter Karen Paronto.

She is survived by three of her children: Linda Ryan, Al Paronto, and Jackie Derdall; her five grandchildren: Sean Ryan, Shannon Mooney (Patrick), Andy Ryan (Leah), Riley and Jerad Derdall; her five great-granddaughters Amanda and Erin Mooney, and Ashleigh, Avery and Audrey Ryan; and a great-grandson Zachary Nelson.

The family wishes to extend their gratitude to the employees of Edgewood Memory Care and Stillwater Hospice.

We pray that Mom is being wrapped and comforted in God’s arms.

Graveside service is tentatively planned for Friday July 26, 2019, at Mountview Cemetery in Billings, MT.

Cremation & Funeral Gallery is handling the arrangements. To leave condolences, please visit www.cfgbillings.com.

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