SALEM, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – Dorothy A. Zimmerman, 90, passed away Friday, September 16, 2022, at her home.

She was born March 26, 1932, in Hanover Township, Ohio, daughter of the late Marion and Elsie (Speidel) Wilson.

Dorothy was a 1950 graduate of Augusta High School.

She worked at the Farmers Bank and Bank One, for 36 years as a supervisor and teller.

After retirement, she enjoyed winters in Myrtle Beach and Lady Lake, Florida.

She was a member of New Garden United Methodist Church.

Dorothy enjoyed taking care of her home, doing ceramics, crocheting and reading.

Her husband, Norman W. Zimmerman, whom she married July 26, 1953, preceded her in death December 19, 2018.

Survivors include her brother, Donald “Ferg” (Phyllis) Wilson of New Garden; sister, Jeannette Lanning of Canton; many nieces and nephews; great-nieces and nephews and great-great-nieces and nephews.

Besides her parents and husband, she was also preceded in death by sisters, Maxine Hawkins, Anniece Messer and Ruth Stryffeler and brothers, Woodrow Wilson Richard Wilson, Russell Wilson and Thomas Wilson.

Friends and family will be received from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 Noon Monday, September 19, 2022, at Stark Memorial Funeral Home and Cremation Services where a funeral service will begin at 12:00 Noon, with Daunte DiGiacoma officiating.

Burial will be at the Woodsdale Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to New Garden United Methodist Church, 7165 St. Rt. 9, Hanoverton, OH 44423; Easter Seals, 299 Edwards Street, Youngstown, OH 44502 or Hospice of the Valley, 5190 Market Street, Boardman, OH 44512.

The family would like to thank the staff of “Another Way Home” for their excellent care.

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A television tribute will air Monday, September 19 at the following approximate times: 5:17 a.m. on WKBN, 8:39 a.m. on FOX, 5:21 p.m. on WYTV and 6:35 p.m. on MyYTV.