Dorothy J. Gorby

SALEM – Dorothy J. Gorby, 74, of Salem, died at 7:57 p.m. on Friday, May 10, 2013, at the Northside Medical Center in Youngstown with her family by her side.

She was born July 9, 1938 in Cannelton, Pa., a daughter of the late Theodore and Verda Sylvia (Knight) Vaughn.

Survivors include her husband, Harry N. Gorby Sr., whom she married Dec. 31, 1951; five sons, Jeffery L. (Elsie) Gorby of North Georgetown, Ohio, Nathan J. (Becky) Gorby of Salem, Thad M. (Tammy) Gorby of Salem, Charles D. (Becky) Gorby of Salem and Michael W. (Sheila) Gorby of Salem; three daughters, Rebecca J. Leyman of Salem, Sarah J. Gorby of Salem and Janie M. Gorby of Salem; 19 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; and one great great-granddaughter.

Dorothy was also preceded in death by a son, Harry N. Gorby Jr., and a sister, Helen M. Leyman.

Private arrangements are being held.

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