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  • "Dorris was a very very special lady and one of a kind. I..."
    - Joan Rees
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formerly of New Port Richey, FL died peacefully at her residence in Odessa, TX Monday, June 11, 2018. She was 93 years old. Dorris was born November 24, 1924 to Elmer and Elizabeth (Beuter) Dillon in Bellaire, OH. She was a graduate of Ohio Wesleyan University. She married Michael Kovalick, May 23, 1945, the beginning of a loving partnership that would last for almost 53 years. When Mike graduated from college, they moved to Florida, where they lived for the next 18 years. After several years in Colorado and Louisiana, they retired to New Port Richey, FL in 1988. Dorris moved back to Odessa, FL in 2014. Dorris is preceded in death by her loving husband, Michael Kovalick. She is survived by her two daughters, Gae Kovalick and husband, Steven Schafersman of Midland, TX, Nesha Kovalick and husband, Gary Walker of Struthers, OH; three granddaughters, Philosophy Walker and husband, Adam McCluskey of Madison, WI, Rose Walker of Struthers, OH, Sarah Walker of Boardman, OH; and one great-grandson, Wren McCluskey of Madison, WI. A Burial Service will be held at Sylvan Abbey Memorial Park in Clearwater, FL at a later date. Arrangements are entrusted to Sunset Memorial Gardens in Odessa, TX. To send family condolences please sign her guestbook at :
Published in the Tampa Bay Times on June 13, 2018