Dorothy J. Anderson (nee Henry), 70, of Elyria, passed away Sunday, June 30, 2013 at Southern Hills Nursing Home in Middleburg Heights, following a long illness. She was born May 12, 1943 in Indiana, Pennsylvania and lived in Lorain County since 1971, mostly in North Ridgeville.
Mrs. Anderson received her GED later in life and went on to graduate from Ohio Business College. She was retired and had worked as a nursing assistant. She enjoyed word search puzzles and computer games.
Mrs. Anderson is survived by three daughters, Valerie Wokaly, Sheri Debalzo and Trisha MacNeal (Kurt), all of Elyria; two sons, Jim Dutko (Kalle) of North Ridgeville and Jeff Dutko (Denise) of Avon Lake; 14 grandchildren; three great grandchildren; two sisters; and one brother.
She was preceded in death by her husband, James H. Anderson in 1992; one brother, Joseph; one sister, Betty Lou; and one grandson, James David Wokaly, Jr. “Turtle”.
The family will receive friends Sunday, July 7, 2013, from 6 to 8 P.M., at the Liston Funeral Home, 36403 Center Ridge Rd. (at Stoney Ridge Rd.), North Ridgeville. Funeral service will be Monday July 8, 2013 at 11 A.M., in the funeral home, with Reverend Dan Reisner officiating. Burial will be at Resthaven Memory Gardens in Avon.