Dorothy Jane York

Dorothy Jane York

HEATH: A funeral service for Dorothy Jane York, 81, of Heath, will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday at Brucker and Kishler Funeral Home, with Pastor Scott Murphy officiating. Burial will follow in Newark Memorial Gardens.

Mrs. York, a homemaker, passed away May 8, 2013, at her residence. She was born September 9, 1931, in Richmond, Indiana, to the late Alfred and Dorothy (Finley) Phenis.

Mrs. York retired from Ames Department Store. She attended Newark Heights Church of God. She enjoyed working in the yard, crossword puzzles, and spending time with her grandchildren.

She is survived by her sons, Randy (Debbie) York and Jamie (Brenda) York both of Heath; daughters, Roxann (Ron) Baker and Cheryl (Bob) Baker both of Heath; brother, Alfred (Jen) Phenis of Richmond, Indiana; sister, Jean Hobbs of Placentia, California; sister-in-law, Argalee Phenis of Richmond, Indiana; fifteen grandchildren; twenty-four great-grandchildren, and two great-great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Floyd R. York; two sisters, Joyce Catanese and Joan Hobbs, and one brother, James Phenis.

Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, at the funeral home, 985 N. 21st St. Newark.

Memorial contributions may be made to Newark Heights Church of God, 1092 W. Church St. Newark, Ohio 43055

The family requests that all guestbook condolences be signed at and click obituaries/guestbook entry.


Funeral Home

Brucker & Kishler Funeral Home
985 North 21st Street Newark, OH 43055

Published in the Advocate on May 10, 2013