Dolores A. Fries BLUE SPRINGS, Mo. —Dolores A. Fries joined her loving husband in heaven on May 17, 2013. She was most recently a favored resident of St. Mary's Manor in Blue Springs, Missouri. Prior to moving to Missouri to be near her family, Dolores enjoyed 82 years of her wonderful life as a resident of Lorain. Born on April 4, 1928 she was a volunteer at St. Joseph Hospital, a past member of St. Vincent DePaul Society, a two-year past president of Senior Sociables and a member of the Marion Guild, all at St. Anthony of Padua Church in Lorain, where she was a member. Survivors include her son, Vernon J. Fries; and three grandchildren, Bryan, Cynthia, and Susan; five great grandchildren; and sisters, Sylvia Gonzalez and Geraldine Thomas. She was preceded in death by her husband, Vernon C. Fries (1988); father, Joseph Ziegler (1971); mother, Marie (nee: Yug) Ziegler (1932); step mother, Elsie Ziegler (1997); and sister, Gloria Lindsay (2012). In lieu of flowers, Dolores preferred that contributions be made to St. Vincent De Paul Society at St. Anthony of Padua Church, 1305 E. Erie Ave., Lorain, OH 44052 or Clothe-A-Child of Ohio, P.O. Box 1202 Findlay, OH 45839. The family will receive friends at St. Anthony of Padua Church, 1305 E. Erie Ave., Lorain, Ohio on Saturday, May 25, 2013 from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 a.m., Fr. Richard E. Hudak, Pastor, officiating. Christian burial services will be held at Calvary Cemetery in Lorain, Ohio. Arrangements and funeral services by Reidy-Scanlan-Giovannazzo Funeral Home and Cremation Services (440) 244-1961. Online condolences may be sent using www.rsgfuneralhome.com.
Published in The Morning Journal on May 21, 2013