Dorothy M. Wiley, 91

Dorothy M. Wiley, 91,of Denny Schill Manor, Ellwood City went home to be with the Lord on Monday, February 17, 2020.

Born July 29, 1928 in Ellwood City, she was the daughter of the late Frederick and Frances (Miller) Tanner.

Dorothy worked at various companies in the area including Bell Telephone, the former Benjamin’s Hallmark Store, the Ellwood City Library and the Ellwood City School District, but her most loved job was raising her two children. She attended Victory Family Church and was an avid Steeler fan. Dorothy loved to read.

Survivors include a daughter, Kathy Salvati of Zelienople; granddaughter, Nicole Marie (Jervis) Cowan; a daughter in law, Barbara Wiley of Georgia and a number of nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by a son, Kenneth in 1996 and three brothers, Frederick G., Earl Richard, and Merle “Gene” Tanner

Per Dorothy’s wishes, there will be no visitation.

Memorial Contributions may be made to Ellwood City Library.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Marshall Funeral Home, Ellwood City.

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5 thoughts on “Dorothy M. Wiley, 91

  1. Kathy,
    I remember your Mom’s beautiful smile and personality. I am so sorry for your loss and you are in my thoughts & prayers.

  2. Kathy,
    I have fond memories of your mom as Girl Scout leader, coworker at the high school and my neighbor on Franklin Avenue. She always had a smile on her face and was just a lovely woman. I know you will miss her.
    My sympathies to you. You are in my prayers.

  3. Kathy, I very sorry for your loss. I worked with your mom at the Ellwood City School District. She was such a sweet lady. She always had such a smile. Prayers.

  4. I want to tell you (something you probably already know) that Dorothy was a beautiful person with a wonderful heart. I knew her from my days of working at Benjamin’s Pharmacy and she always had a positive attitude that lifted those around her. I am sorry for your family’s loss. I am sure she will be missed and I hope you will cherish your memories. I know I will.
    Pam (Krueger) Hupp

  5. Kathy,
    What wonderful memories of your Mom! She was so sweet and so much fun. I know how close you were to her and I can only imagine how much you will miss her. I know you have a great faith and so did your Mom. She is dancing with the Lord now.
    Blessings and prayers,
    Peg Petrak

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