Dorothy Norris, 87, of Fostoria, died early Sunday, March 16, 2014, at Good Shepherd Home in Fostoria. She was born August 28, 1926, the daughter of Ross and Agnes (McNabb) Zeller, both of whom precede her death.
She is survived by her sons, Thomas R. (Patricia) Norris of Hilliard, Ohio and William G. (Wendy) Norris of Fostoria; grandchildren, Robert (Karen) and Gregory (Kerry) Norris of Hilliard, Carrie (Derek) Shultz of Glenwood Springs, Colorado, Susan Norris of Columbus, and Kimberly (Scott) Mancino of Lake Orion, Michigan; and six great grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Raymond Norris; sister, Marie Fruth; half-sisters, Rosetta Pierson, Margaret Keifer, and Catherine Reese; and one half-brother, Nelson Zeller.
Dorothy was a 1945 graduate of Fostoria High School, and then later graduated with her Associates Degree in nursing from Maumee Valley School of Nursing in 1947.
She married Raymond Norris on February 28, 1949, at the United Church of Christ in Fostoria.
Dorothy was a Registered Nurse for 30 years for Fostoria Community Hospital, retiring in 1979. She was a member of St. John’s United Church of Christ in Fostoria.
Dorothy enjoyed fishing, painting, drawing, and camping; but most of all, she loved babysitting her grandchildren and seeing them at all their activities.
The funeral will be Thursday, March 20, 2014, at 11 a.m. at Mann-Hare-Hoening Funeral Home, 407 N. Countyline St., Fostoria, with a visitation one hour prior to the service, beginning at 10 a.m.
Burial will be private.
Memorial donations may be given to Daybreak of Fostoria or Good Shepherd Home.
Online condolences may be left at www.mann-harefh.com.
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