CORTLAND - Dorothy A. Philipp, 79, passed quietly away on Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013, at Lake Vista Retirement Community.
She was born on Jan. 7, 1934, in Sewickley, Pa., the daughter of Whitla and Alice Baumgartel Bates.
Dorothy received a bachelor's degree from Waynesburg College.
Dorothy A. Philipp
She had served on the board at Lake Vista, PEO, and volunteered for the Trumbull County Chapter of American Red Cross.
Her greatest joy was being a loving wife, mother and grandmother.
Memories of Dorothy will be carried on by her sons, Herman J. Philipp of Rockford, Ill., Scott A. (Cristan) Philipp of Olatha, Kan., William C. (Chris) Philipp of Coraopolis, Pa., and James L. (Trudy) Philipp of Roscoe, Ill.; 10 grandchildren; plus many friends and relatives.
She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, Herman H. Philipp, with whom she shared 32 years of marriage until his passing in 1987.
A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Lake Vista Clubhouse, 303 N. Mecca St., Cortland, OH 44410 with the Rev. Donald P. Barnes officiating.
In lieu of flowers, her family suggests contributions be made in memory of Dorothy to the American Red Cross, Trumbull County Chapter, 661 Mahoning Ave. N.W., Warren, OH 44483.
Arrangements are entrusted to McFarland and Son Funeral and Cremation Services Co., 271 North Park Ave., Warren, OH 44481, 330-393-9621.
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