March 06, 1939 ‒ January 11, 2016
Formerly of Ostrander, Ohio
Dorothy Jones, age 76 formerly of Ostrander passed away Monday, January 11, 2016 at Delaware Court.
She was born on March 6, 1939 in Washington, D.C. to the late Franklin and Hazel (Gainey) McBride. Dorothy attended Willis High School and during her working career, time was spent in retail, as the assistant activities director for Wintersong Village, and she also owned and operated the former Ole Mill Pizza Shop in Ostrander.
With a passion for horses she road until she was 70 years old. A member of Ostrander United Methodist Church, at one time she served as a youth counselor. An aspiring artist, she dabbled in drawing as well as painting. With crafty hands she also enjoyed embroidery and tending to her garden. She was also a collector of Hummel figurines and brass horses.
Always spunky and outspoken, she looked for ways to help others. She treasured her family and riding horseback on the open trail.
She is survived by those whom she loved most daughters Cynthia Brammer of Ostrander, Sheila (Greg) Shields of Virginia, 7 Grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren with 2 more expected this spring, siblings Doug (Susan) McBride of Delaware, Mike (JoAnne) McBride of Texas, Pat (Gary) Tagg of Delaware.
In addition to her parents she was also preceded in death by son Mark Doyle and brother Kenneth McBride.
Private summer services will be planned by her family and inurnment will take place in Fairview Cemetery. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Snyder-Rodman Funeral Center.
Memorial contributions can be made to Ohio Health Hospice.
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