Doretta "Dolly" Romaine Corbran, 85, of Chardon, formerly of Euclid, passed away on Wednesday, April 30, 2014, at Arden Courts in Chagrin Falls.
She was born on February 9, 1929, in Warren, PA, a daughter of the late Wallace and Dora (Taft) Warren.
Dolly was a member of St. Robert's Catholic Church and attended St. Mary's Catholic Church. She was a part of the Ladies' Guild at St. Roberts.
Her hobbies included bowling, playing poker and the love of reading, which she passed on to her children. Dolly loved raising her family and watching her grandchildren grow. She was a kind, sweet, caring, innocent woman with a great sense of humor.
She is survived by her children, Doreen (Edward) McCarthy of Concord, Bettina Sajn of Concord, Anthony (Treva) Corbran of Painesville and Tamara (John) Williams-Hill of Chardon; 13 greatly loved grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, Dolly was preceded in death by her husband of 64 years, Jerome Corbran; and sister, Joyce (Roger) Heeter.
Memorial donations may be made to
, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or Heartland Hospice, 333 N. Summit St., Toledo, OH 43699.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, May 5, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Mary's Catholic Church, 401 N. Street, Chardon, OH 44024. Burial will follow in All Souls Cemetery. Family will receive friends to pay tribute to and celebrate the life of Dolly at The Dejohn Funeral Home & Crematory of Chardon (formerly Ritondaro) 126 South St. (Rt. 44, south of Rt. 6/Chardon Square) Sunday, May 4, 2014, from 5 to 8 p.m.. Online obituary, guestbook and order flowers at
DeJohn Funeral Homes & Crematory
126 South Street Chardon, OH 44024
Published in www.News-Herald.com from May 3 to May 4, 2014