Dorothy Irene Blake

SEBRING – Dorothy Irene Blake, 84, of Sebring died Thursday at Aultman Hospital.

She was born in Woodruff, W. Va., on May 1, 1929, the daughter of the late Fred and Blanche (Fahnert) Weimer.

She was an employee of Royal China.

Survivors include her son, James (Sue) Blake of North Benton; two daughters, Sheila Nezbeth of Alliance and Debbie (David) Brickner of Sebring; six grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren; as well as a brother, Jack (Bobbi) Anderson of Moundsville, W. Va., and a sister, Sharon Anderson of Cameron, W. Va..

She was preceded in death by her husband, Warnard Blake.

A private funeral service will take place at Gednetz-Ruzek funeral home Monday. Burial will take place in Highland Memorial Park.

Friends may send condolences and sign the guest register online at

Arrangements are by Gednetz-Ruzek Funeral Home Sebring (330-938-2526).