Mildred Dorsey

July 27, 1929 ‒ July 16, 2019

Lexington, Ohio

MANSFIELD: Mildred Flath Dorsey, age 89, of Lexington passed away Tuesday morning, July 16, 2019.

She was born July 27, 1929 in Mansfield the daughter of George and Clara (Baumberger) Allenbaugh and graduated from Wadsworth High School.  After high school she attended Kent State where she studied fashion design.

Mildred worked at JC Penny, Lumberman’s and Shelby Mutual Insurance, and Smucker’s Photography.  She was a member of the Mansfield Insurance Women, professional organization.

She enjoyed reading and playing bridge.  Mildred also loved music and looked forward to Thursdays with Becky at Lexington Court.

Surviving are her five children Cynthia and Dave Rice of Mansfield, Pamela Swank of Bellville, Jennifer Flath of Edmonds, Washington, Jeffrey and Ellen Flath Warwick, Rhode Island, and James and Kathleen Flath of Scotch Plains, New Jersey; eleven grandchildren, 23 great grandchildren, a brother George Allenbaugh of Southern Pines, North Carolina along with nieces, nephews and extended family.

She was preceded in death by her former husband Richard Flath, second husband Everson Dorsey, a son-in- law Leo “Lee” Swank, and a sister Marion Mitchell.

A private family gathering will take place at a later date.

Snyder Funeral Homes is serving the family and encourage condolences

  • We want to thank everyone of the staff at Lexington Court Nursing Home for the care, friendship and love they showed our mother over these last 12 years, and especially over these last several weeks.

  • I want to give you my sincere heartfelt condolences. Hoping your family finds peace.

  • My heart goes out to you. I remember your family when we were Young, and I’ve enjoyed getting to know Pam when I returned to Ohio. Peace to all of you.

  • Our sympathy to Mildred’s family. We have many fond memories of Mildred & the family.

  • Cindy, Sorry to hear of the loss of your mom. Know that she is wrapped in the arms of the Lord and taken home. Sympathy to your family and prayers of comfort at this time of mourning.