Dorothy M. Fedele, 81, died at 10:17 a.m. May 20, 2013, at Lost Creek Care Center.
She was born Oct. 4, 1931, in Auglaize County to Stanley and Vesta Plummer Shaw, who preceded her in death. On Nov. 5, 1948, she married James F. Fedele, who survives in Lima.
Mrs. Fedele enjoyed gardening and painting and was an excellent cook. She was a loving, wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, who will be deeply missed.
Survivors also include three daughters, Sharon (Jim) Wellbaum, Priscilla (Archie) Connors and Carol (John “Rick”) McDonald; four grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and a sister, Shirley (Arlie) Taylor.
She was preceded in death by two brothers, Paul and Myron Shaw; six sisters, Helen White, Ruth Spencer, Kathryn “Kate” Downing, Wilma Jean Moneer, Donna Baber and Joann Good; and a son, Jim Fedele Jr.
Services will begin at 11 a.m. Friday at Chiles-Laman Funeral & Cremation Services, Eastside Chapel. Pamela Spencer will officiate.
Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Condolences may be expressed at chiles-lamanfh.com.