Dorothy Jane (Bishop) Hinchliffe

Together again

SALEM — Dorothy Jane (Bishop) Hinchliffe, 94, of Salem, died at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018 at the Courtyard on Lexington.

She was born on Jan. 18, 1924 in Salem, the daughter of the late Lucien G. and Clara E. (Ketterer) Bishop.

Mrs. Hinchliffe was a lifelong area resident. She retired in 1987 from the Salem China Co. where she had worked for 23 years. Dorothy also worked at Hutton Nursing Home in the activities department. Dorothy was always active in the area and belonged to the Quota Club, Salem UCT Ladies Club, Salem High School Class of 1942, Salem Saxon Club Branch 18, the First Christian Church where she had been a Sunday School Teacher and a Deaconess.

In their later years, Bill and Dorothy enjoyed traveling, especially by train, to the western United States. They were a true couple and were hardly ever seen out alone. Over the years, their home became the focal point for family gatherings and events and holds many fond memories for each member of the family. 

Dorothy is survived by her children, Nancy (Clifford) Votaw, Larry G. (Gloria Jean) and Barry W. (Betty) Hinchliffe, all of Salem; a niece that was almost like a daughter to Dorothy, Liz Bishop of Tampa, flab.; brother Phil M. (Shirley) Bishop of San Mateo, flab.; his grandchildren, Barry (Sarah) Hinchliffe II of Aliquippa, Pa., Kristy Hinchliffe of Salem, Ohio, Larry (Heather) Hinchliffe Jr of Alliance, Ohio, William (Julie) Hinchliffe IV of Columbiana, Ohio, Jody Kozma of Salem, Ohio, Bob (Amy) Buttermore of Milwaukee, Wis., Justin (Abby) Buttermore of Granville, Ohio, Amybeth (Josh) Wright of Zanesville, Ohio; great-grandchildren, William Hinchliffe V, Katelynn, Miranda, and Marissa Hinchliffe, Lilly and Emma Kozma, Savannah, Brady, Cody, Bo, Doak, and Quinn Buttermore, Maggie, Ally, and Drew Wright; step-grandchildren, Terri Reed of Patascala, Ohio, Christine Votaw of Alliance, Ohio, step-great-grandchildren Nick Hudson, Morgan Hudson, Eliza Mason, Harlie and Madison Reed, Kayla (Michael) Stentz, and step-great-great-grandsons, Shaun and Alexander Hudson. 

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, William L. Hinchliffe III whom she married on Aug. 26, 1944 and who died on March 7, 2017; and her brother Don G. Bishop.

A Celebration of Life service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Salem First Christian Church with the Rev. Leonard Moore officiating. The burial will follow at Hope Cemetery in Salem. A time of visitation will be held two hours prior in the church parlor.

Arrangements were entrusted to the care of Arbaugh-Pearce-Greenisen Funeral and Cremation Services of Salem.

Memorial contributions may be made in Dorothy’s memory to the First Christian Church/ FCC Memorial Fund, 1151 E 6th St, Salem, OH 44460, the Salem Historical Society/ Memorial-Dorothy Hinchliffe, 208 S. Broadway Ave., Salem, OH 44460, Hospice of the Valley 9803 Sharrott Road, Youngstown, Ohio 44514

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