Geraldine M. Dorsey

SALEM – Geraldine M. Dorsey, 83, died at 8:30 p.m. Sunday at her home.

Born Sept. 27, 1930, in Athens, Ohio, she was the daughter of George and Mary (Stevens) Metcalf.

Mrs. Dorsey was a housekeeper and had attended Phillips Christian Church.

Survivors include her husband, James W. Dorsey Sr. whom she married Oct. 3, 1948; six daughters, Ella Mae Cibula, Donnis Hink and Betty McFarland, all of Salem, Cheryle Sevek of Lisbon, Pamela McArdle of Akron, Nancy Strabala of Leetonia; a son, James Dorsey Jr. of Salem; a sister, Mary Ann Yarwood of Boardman; two brothers, Charles Metcalf and Danny Metcalf, both of Florida; 21 grandchildren, 28 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a son, William “Bill” Dorsey.

Per her wishes, no services will be held.

Arrangements were handled by the Woods-Rettig Funeral Home in Leetonia.

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