SALEM - Stella L. Dominic, 82, of Middletown and a former Salem resident, died at 5:08 p.m. Friday, June 6, 2014 at the Inn at Renaissance Village in Middletown, Ohio.
She was born Oct. 26, 1931 in Salem, the daughter of the late Herbert W. and Nellie Olive (Oliver) Jones.
Stella was a laboratory technologist, retiring in 1976 from the Alliance City Hospital with 35 years of service. She also worked for Dupont as an independent technologist representative.
Stella was a 1949 graduate of Salem High School, attended Mount Union College and was a graduate of the Medical Technology School at Alliance City Hospital, receiving her registered medical technologist degree.
She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church, a former member of the Salem Elks Lodge Auxiliary, and a volunteer at Angels for Animals. Her family was the most important part of her life and she enjoyed gardening, traveling and reading.
Her husband, Anthony C. Dominic, whom she married Aug. 20, 1955, preceded her in death on April 27, 2013.
Survivors include a daughter, Cindy Hill of Middletown; a grandson, Easton Hill; a brother, Richard Jones of Alexandria, Va.; and several nieces and nephews.
Services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Stark Memorial Funeral Home with the Rev. Ross Jackson officiating. Calling hours will be held from noon to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Burial will be at Grandview Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Angels for Animals, 4750 West South Range Road, Canfield, Ohio 44406; PAWS of Middletown, P. O. Box 684, Middletown, Ohio 45042; or, Hospice of Butler Warren County, 5940 Longmeadow Drive, Franklin, Ohio 45005.
Stella's obituary may be viewed and condolences sent online at www.starkmemorial.com.