Dorothy was married to Joshua Walker and had a daughter named Patsy. It was revealed that Dorothy was a writer whom had made fictionalized adventures of her daughter and her friends. Dorothy did not support Patsy’s eventual marriage to Robert 'Buzz' Baxter. Patsy later divorced, and Dorothy lost contact with her. A few years later, the two saw each other again, but this was while Dorothy was very sick. Not a few days later, she passed away. The lawyer of Patsy's Defenders teammate Nighthawk made all the arrangements for the funeral. Patsy attended the funeral with her teammates, bid Dorothy farewell and verbally expressed her recriminations about being raised the way she was, but she stated that she was moving on and trying to forgive Dorothy.