Dorothy Lorraine (Coleman) Bixler

SALEM-Dorothy Lorraine (Coleman) Bixler, 90, of Salem died at 9:10 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 6 at Akron General Hospital following a stroke.

She was born on Dec. 15, 1928 in Sacramento, Pa., the daughter of the late Fred Ray and Sadie Melinda (Weidman) Coleman.

She was a home maker and a member of the Salem Bible Methodist Church.

She is survived by her daughter, Dorothy Jean Bixler of Salem; and two brothers, Gene (Carol) Coleman and Thomas Coleman, both of Middletown, Pa.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Clair Bixler, in 1982; son, Clair Joseph Bixler; and a young man she raised, Steve Gregg Neubold.

Services will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Salem Bible Methodist Church with the Rev. David W. Crosley officiating. A time of visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. at the church. There will be additional services on Thursday at the Muir (Pa) Pilgrim Holiness Church and burial will follow in the Fairview Cemetery in Muir, Pa.

Arrangements by the Arbaugh-Pearce-Greenisen & Sons Funeral and Cremation Services, Salem.