Dolores J. Frantz, passed away Tuesday, April 26, 2022, at the age of 95.
She was born August 21, 1926 in Massillon to the late Melvin and Vesta Rohr, on the family farm in Jackson Township.
Dolores graduated from Jackson High School in 1944, and worked as school secretary while her future husband, Donald P. Frantz served in the Navy during WWII. They were married on December 28, 1946 in St. Mary Catholic Church. She was a life time member of St. Mary’s Parish, Rosary Altar Society, and worked as sales associate at J.C. Penney in Massillon for 24 years.
She was a devoted wife, mother, sister, and a friend to all. Her sweet nature and caring heart touched so many people in her life!
Survived by a son, Larry (Diane) Frantz of Carmel, Indiana; a daughter, Linda (Dennis) Snyder of Massillon, OH; four grandchildren, David Snyder, Mike Snyder (Melissa Bargar), Katie (Josh) Tummers and Jon Frantz. Great-granddaughters, Madison and Mackenzie Snyder, Addison and Brianne Tummers; brother, Dale Rohr, sisters, Ann Bates and Eleanor (Jim) Scott; brother-in-law Tom Cozy, and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband in 1996; children, David, Shirley, and Mary Lou; grandson, Gregory Snyder; sisters, Evelyn Rohr, Eileen Heiser, Gladys Smith, Marilyn Dye, and Judy Cozy; and granddaughter-in-law, Corey Snyder.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, May 2, 2022 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 206 Cherry Rd NE at 1:00 pm with Rev. Edward Gretchko celebrant.
Calling hours will be held an hour prior to the service at St. Mary’s Catholic Church from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm.
Burial to follow the service at Calvary Cemetery in Massillon.
The family expresses great thanks to all at Bennington Glen Nursing Home, and Capitol City Hospice, for their compassionate care. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to American Parkinson Disease Association 135 Parkinson Avenue, Staten Island, NY 10305 or Kidney Foundation of Ohio, 2831 Prospect Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44115.
Condolences to the family may be made at www.heitger.com
Heitger Funeral Home and Crematory 330-830-0148
American Parkinson Disease Association
135 Parkinson Ave, Staten Island NY 10305
Kidney Foundation of Ohio
2831 Prospect Avenue, Cleveland OH 44115