Virginia P. Dorris

July 23, 1917 - January 22, 2012

07/23/1917 - 01/22/2012

Past Services

Visitation
Tuesday January 24, 2012
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Home
3900 Central Avenue
Shadyside, OH 43947
Directions
Visitation
Wednesday January 25, 2012
9:00 am - 10:00 am
Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Home
3900 Central Avenue
Shadyside, OH 43947
Directions
Cemetery
Wednesday January 25, 2012
10:00 am
Riverview Cemetery
2026 St. Clair Avenue
East Liverpool, OH 43920
330-385-9262 | Directions
Service
Wednesday January 25, 2012
10:00 am
St. Mary Catholic Church
350 E. 40th Street
Shadyside, OH 43947
740-676-3282 | Directions

Virginia P. Dorris, 94 of Shadyside, Ohio formerly of Moundsville, West Virginia died Sunday, January 22, 2012 at the Belmont Community Hospital in Bellaire, Ohio.

She was born July 23, 1917 in Crabtree, Pennsylvania a daughter of the late Joseph and Antonia Gaycek Sawinski.

Virginia was a thirty-five year employee of the former Marx Toy Factory in Glendale, West Virginia, a member of the St. Mary Catholic Church in Shadyside, Ohio. She was also a member of the VFW Auxiliary and the St. Francis Women’s Group both of Moundsville, West Virginia and the Catholic Womens Club in Shadyside, Ohio and the Over 50 Club.

She was a former member of the St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Moundsville, West Virginia.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Arthur Dorris in 1977; two sisters, Elizabeth Kupiecki and Stella Falenski and one brother, Joseph Sawinski.

Surviving are her son, Bob Dorris of St. Clairsville, Ohio; two grandchildren, Bob Dorris, Jr. of Shadyside, Ohio and Lorrie Stewart of Shadyside, Ohio; former daughters-in-law, Carole Dorris and Sandy Dorris. Also six grandchildren, Amanda Derek Simpson, Courtney Stewart, Kayla Stewart, Madisyn Stewart, Alexa Dorris and Austin Dorris and one great great granddaughter, Kendyl Simpson and several nieces and nephews.

Family and friends will be received at the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory 3900 Central Avenue Shadyside, Ohio on Tuesday from 5 to 8 pm and Wednesday at the St. Mary Catholic Church in Shadyside, Ohio from 9 am until time of Funeral liturgy with Mass at 10 am at the St. Mary Catholic Church in Shadyside, Ohio with Fr. Samuel R. Saprano, as celebrant.

Interment in the Riverview Cemetery in Moundsville, West Virginia.

Vigil services will be held at the funeral home on Tuesday at 7:30 pm.

Memorial contibutions may be made to the St. Mary Catholic Church, 350 East 40th Street, Shadyside, Ohio 43947 or the Shadyside Fire Department & Emergency Squad Association, 4210 Central Avenue, Shadyside, Ohio 43947.

Share your thoughts and memories with Virginia’s family at altmeyer.com.

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Gregg Warren
7 years ago

Bob and Family:

I’m so sorry to learn of your mother’s passing. My thoughts and prayers go out to you all.

Gregg

Frank Sweeney
7 years ago

Bob, It was so good to hear you tell those delightful stories about your Mom and her adventures…….Soon you will be telling those stories again and she will continue to live in your memory. You and the entire family are in our prayers.

Mary Ellen Dimmick
7 years ago

Bob, you have our deepest sympathy. Express our regrets to your whole family. We are in Myrtle Beach so I won’t be able to see your mom. She was such a lovely lady; I really liked & admired her.

Judy Stupak
7 years ago

Bob: My deepest sympathy to you and your family ….Judy

Becky Hunkler
7 years ago

Dear Bob and Family, I was sorry to hear of your mother’s passing. Please know that you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. Becky Carpenter Hunkler

Pamela Tamburin
7 years ago

Doris Family,

Our sincere sympathy to you and your family.

Ed and Deb Fisher
7 years ago

Dorris Family,

We are sorry for your loss and send our deepest sympathy.

Kim Tracey
7 years ago

May you find peace in remembering she lived a long, healthy, active life leaving behind alot of wonderful memories for you to treasure.

Cheryl Wellman-Ashley
7 years ago

So very sorry to hear about Miss Virginia. She was my neighbor for years when I lived in Moundsville. My deepest sympathy to the family…She was a great lady

KAY SABATINA
7 years ago

SO VERY SORRY TO HEAR OF YOUR LOSS. I WILL ALWAYS REMEMBER HER AS BEING A ‘CLASSY LADY’! ALWAYS LOOKED HER VERY BEST. MY SYMPATHY GOES OUT TO THE WHOLE FAMILY. KAY

Joe and Sandy Chacko
7 years ago

Sorry for your loss. Our prayers and sympathy to you and your families.