DOROTHY A. MANCE (nee Harcarik) October 6, 1927-September 11, 2019 age 91, “together again” with her beloved husband of 48 years, Joseph Mance who left her far too early, December 28, 2000; She will be deeply missed by her 8 loving children Anna Marie “Cookie” Sakach (Jon), Joseph, Jr., Michael (Sonya), Alan, Lisa Fessler, Susanne Vannoy (Flake), twins Dorothy Ramsey (Mike) and Denise Coladangelo (Dominic); devoted grandmother of 22 and great-grandmother of 16; cherished daughter of the late Joseph and Marie (nee Koche) Harcarik; dearest sister of Thomas (Angie, deceased) and Theodore Hacarik (Shirley) and the late Joseph and Robert Harcarik (Doreen, deceased), Catherine Swindler, Rose Marie Shinosky (John), Carol Williams (Floyd, deceased) and John “Jack”; dear aunt and great-aunt of many.
Born in Weirton, West Virginia the oldest of 9 children, her family then moved to Warren, Ohio where she was a violinist in the Orchestra before graduating in 1946 from Warren G. Harding High. She was employed at Automotive Inc. of Warren and then moved to Cleveland to YWCA where she took a job at Tapco in Euclid. While attending St. Cyril & Methodist Church Dorothy became a member of St. Therese Sodality and in 1953 married her one and only love, Joe. Dorothy was an elections officer for over 30 years, but her greatest accomplishment was beating cancer not once but twice!
Contributions may be made in memory of Dorothy to St. Mary Magdalene Church.
Mass of Christian Burial Monday, September 16, 2019 at 10:30 AM at St. Mary Magdalene Catholic Church 32114 Vine St, Willowick, OH 44095. Burial following at All Souls Cemetery. Family will receive friends to pay tribute to and celebrate the life of Dorothy at THE DeJOHN-FLYNN-MYLOTT FUNERAL HOME OF WILLOUGHBY HILLS, 28890 CHARDON ROAD (between Bishop Rd. and Rt. 91) SUNDAY 1-5 PM.Print This Obituary & Condolences