Dorothy Mae Pesta (nee Jordan), 85, resident of Plum Creek Assisted Living of Brunswick, passed away Tuesday, January 22, 2013 at Medina Hospital. She was born May 27, 1927 in Dillonvale, Ohio to Charles and Mary (nee Jelinek).
Dorothy married Edward Pesta in 1963. She was employed and retired from East Ohio Gas Company as a Key Punch Operator. She loved and was loved by her large family and special friends.
Dorothy is survived by her children, Richard (Pam) Kerney, Tom (Dianne) Kerney, Tim (Michelle) Kerney, Sheri (Tom) Petrosek, Karen (Shawn) Flanigan, Pat (Roger) Driver, Jeff Pesta,Edward (Dawn) Pesta; and grandchildren, Ron, Michael, Bob, Scott, Tracey, Kelly, Kevin, Becky, Breanne, Randy, Stephen, Chris, Nate, Kate, Amy, Emily, Annie, Jaime, Molly, Cassandra, Samantha, Ashley, Joshua; and 24 great-grandchildren; she also leaves behind much costume jewelry and many hats.
Preceding Dorothy in death were her parents, husband, daughter, Linda Purcell; grandson, David and brother, Thomas Jordan.
Visitation will be held Friday, January 25, 2013 from 3 to 8 P.M. at Carlson Funeral Home, 3477 Medina Road (Rt. 18 & River Styx Rd.), Medina. Funeral Service will be held Saturday, January 26, 2013 at 10 A.M. also at the funeral home. Burial will follow in Holy Cross Cemetery, Brookpark Rd., Cleveland.
The family extends a special Thank you, to the Staff at Plum Creek for their wonderful care and kindness.
Online memorials can be made at www.carlsonfuneralhomes.com