Dorothy M. Wimer Pederson

Dorothy M. Wimer Pederson, 86, of Crestline Nursing Center, Crestline, OH, formerly of 828 Park Avenue, Ellwood City, went to be with the Lord on Saturday morning, July 3, 2010 at Crestline Nursing Center.

She was born in Rose Point, PA (Lawrence County) on May 22, 1924 to the late Clair J. Wimer and the late Ruth Cornelius Wimer.

She was married to the late Harold “Pete” Pederson, who died in 1984.

Presbyterian by faith, Dorothy loved her family, liked to knit and read, and was in avid walker. In later years, she enjoyed attending activities at the Nursing Center.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a brother and a sister: Lt. Col. Arthur K. Wimer and Gladys Caven.

She is survived by three daughters: Donna (and Thomas) Main of Beaver, Denise (and Stephen) Smith of Crestline, OH, and Debbie Pederson of Zephyrhills, FL; as well as three grandchildren: Jesse and Stephanie Smith and Ashley Foust.

She is also survived by two brothers, Robert L. (and Elaine) Wimer of Ravenna, OH, Harold “Pete” Wimer (and Pat Anderson) of Portersville, as well as a sister-in-law R. Jane Wimer of Mechanicsburg, PA, and several nieces and nephews.

Friends will be received on Wednesday, July 7, 2010 from 10 A.M. until the time of service at 11 A.M. in the TURNER FUNERAL HOME of Ellwood City, Sixth Street at Park Avenue.

Interment will follow in Sylvania Hills Memorial Park in Rochester.

Memorial contributions may be made, in Dorothy’s name, to the Crestline Nursing Center Activities Department, 327 West Main Street, Crestline, OH 44827, or to Halifax Health Hospice of Volusia/Flagler.

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