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Mary Dodson

March 30, 1928 — April 12, 2008

Mary Pearl (Gorman) Dodson, age 80, of Champion Township died of pneumonia on Saturday morning, April 12, 2008, at Hospice House in Poland. She was born March 30, 1928 in Blair County, PA the daughter of the late Robert and Ada (Lloyd) Gorman. She and her husband lived on North Leavitt Road in Leavittsburg for many years. Mary was a homemaker and loved spending time with her family and grandchildren. She enjoyed cooking and was an avid baseball fan, especially of the Cleveland Indians and Atlanta Braves. She played in a country band with her husband in the 1950's and 1960's, called Stoney & Chuck and the Blue Sky Boys. She was a singer and played the upright bass and drums. Mary was just honored last month by her children and their families with an 80th birthday celebration. Mary appreciated everyone who attended her 80th birthday party. Mary was preceded in death in 1974 by her husband, Warren C. "Stoney" Dodson Jr., whom she married June 27, 1949. One son, Gene Dodson, one grandson, Tommy Davies; three sisters, Betty Kelly, Nan Holden and Polly Cunningham and one brother, Bob Gorman all preceded in death. She is survived by four daughters, Rose Davies and Cindy (Ray) Kinnison both of Champion and Brenda Kagy and Sherry Dodson both of Warren; two sons, Leon (Karin) Dodson of Leavittsburg and Warren C. "Juney" Dodson of Champion; daughter-in-law, Suzette of Southington; grandchildren, Bonnie (Nick) Frankos, Vickie Liebal, Tina Davies, Keith, Dan, Gene and Kate Dodson, Mary Kagy, Pam (Rob) Canfield, Vincent and Steve Liebal, Debbie Schoulders and Mike Davies; 12 great grandchildren, Natalie, Selena, Kyle, Madyson, Gabrielle, Bella, Cameron, Josh, Tristan, Terrance "TT", Tiffany and Jeremy; 1 great great granddaughter, Abby; two sisters, Ruth (Joe) Benke of Cortland and Louise Gorman of Warren. Several nieces and nephews also survive. Arrangements are being handled by Roberts-Clark Funeral Chapel in Warren where the family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 pm Tuesday. Funeral services will be at the funeral home at 11:00 am Wednesday, April 16, 2008, with Pastor Rod Meyer officiating. Burial will be at Pine Knoll Cemetery in Warren Township. Material contributions may be made to Hospice House, 9803 Sharrott Road, Poland, OH 44514. Friends and family may send condolences and view the obituary on line at www.robertsclarkchapel.com

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Tuesday, April 15, 2008

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Wednesday, April 16, 2008

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Wednesday, April 16, 2008

Pine Knoll Cemetery

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