Dorothy A. Pilkington

January 07, 1923 ‒ February 12, 2013

Delaware, Ohio

Dorothy A. Pilkington, age 90 of Delaware, died Tuesday afternoon February 12, 2013 at her residence surrounded by her family.

She was born on January 7, 1923 in Columbus to the late Homer L. and Jessie (Davis) Freeman. She was a retired clerk for F.R. Lazarus in downtown Columbus with 31 years of service.

Dorothy enjoyed horseback riding, cards, playing golf and bowling with her husband Jim. Dorothy and Jim were inseparable and did everything together.

She is survived by her husband of 70 years: James W. Pilkington and they were married October 26, 1942 in Greenup, Kentucky; nieces: Jackie Zack of Delaware, Glenda Blake of Panama; nephew: Roger Sparks of S. Carolina; special friend: Sue Workman of Delaware; and other nieces, nephews, friends.

Preceded in death by brother: James Freeman; sister: Betty Jane Sparks.

Friends may call Monday 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. at the Snyder-Rodman Funeral Center, 1510 W. William Street at Valleyside, Delaware where services will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. with Celebrant Don Lockwood officiating. Interment will follow in the Greenhill Cemetery, Johnstown.

The Snyder-Rodman Funeral Center is honored to serve the family of Dorothy Pilkington and condolences may be expressed at