Dorothy Marie Donelson

May 23, 1907 ‒ August 21, 2009

Mansfield, Ohio

MANSFIELD ~ former James Avenue resident Dorothy Marie Donelson passed away Friday morning August 21, 2009 in MedCentral Mansfield Hospital. She was 102.

Born May 23, 1907 in Jeromesville to Arthur L. and Augusta F. (Swinford) Hosler, she was married to Richard Boyd Donelson.

Dorothy and Richard retired to Naples, Fla., and after his death in December of 1983, she returned to live in Mansfield fulltime.

An avid bowler, Mrs. Donelson was a member of Corona Chapter #95 Order of Eastern Star.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by sisters Thelma Kiner, Beulah Harrod, Grace Beal and a brother Russell Hosler.

She is survived by a brother-in-law Clair Beal, nieces, nephews; numerous great nieces and great nephews; as well as great great nieces and great great nephews.

Her graveside funeral service will be held Thursday, August 27, 2009 at 2:00 p.m. in Ashland Cemetery with the Rev. Richard Beal officiating. The family chose the Marion Avenue Snyder Funeral Home (Formerly Finefrock Funeral Home) for funeral arrangements.