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Mischa Rebecca Dorr-Ames

    September 28, 1971  -  March 22, 2013







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Born: September 28, 1971

Place of Birth: Washington, DC

Death: March 22, 2013

Place of Death: Bethesda, MD

Occupation: Assistant Principal

Hobbies: She loved being by the water.


Memorial donations may be made to:
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in the name of Mischa Dorr-Ames to the Oxon Hill Annual Scholarship to a deserving student majoring in elementary education.

This memorial provided by:
George P. Kalas Funeral Home P.A.
Oxon Hill, MD






Life Legacy


Mischa Dorr-Ames, beloved wife, daughter, sister, and aunt passed away peacefully at Suburban Hospital in Bethesda, Md. on March 22, 2013. Mischa was born September 28, 1971 at Providence Hospital, Washington, D.C.

She was a graduate of Frostburg State University, Trinity University, Washington, D.C. and McDaniel College, Westminster, Md., and was a dedicated and well-known educator in Prince George's County, Md. currently assigned to Accokeek Academy as an Assistant Principal. She began her career as a substitute, teacher, Reading Specialist, Instructional Coach and administrator. Mrs. Dorr-Ames quickly earned the highest respect and regard by all her colleagues. She was often identified as not only highly acknowledgeable in her fields of expertise but, also by her unique method of entertaining while providing professional development opportunities to county educators. She made positive impressions on all with whom she worked throughout her life, due to her passion for educating elementary students in Prince George's County, Md.

She leaves to mourn her loss, her husband, Darius Ames of Crofton, Md., her mother, Alicia Cunningham Dorr of Waldorf, Md., her father, Gerald Donald Dorr, Sr. of Lothian, Md., her twin sister, Megan Kate Ashworth of Gambrills, Md., her brother-in –law, Lawrence Ashworth II, her brothers, Eric Dorr of Hemingway, S.C., Terry Dorr of Sunderland, Md. and Gerald Donald Dorr, Jr. of Siesta Key, Fla., her nieces, Ashley Dorr, Allison Dorr, Aryn Dorr, Rachel Dorr, Emily Dorr, Kelly Dorr Hughes, Katey Dorr and her nephew, Dalton Dorr.

Relatives and friends are invited to Mischa’s Life Celebration on Thursday, March 28, 2013 from 9am until time of service at 11am at Ebenezer AME Church, 7707 Allentown Rd., Fort Washington, Md. Interment Lakemont Memorial Gardens, Davidsonville, MD. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be to the Oxon Hill Annual Scholarship, in the name of Mischa Dorr-Ames, 4400 Shell St., Capitol Heights, MD 20743. The scholarship is granted to a deserving student majoring in elementary education.