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Dorothy Elinor Harvey1

Female
b. 17 September 1908, d. 6 November 2004


Father William George Harvey b. 16 June 1866, d. 15 April 1942
Mother Johanna Gertrude Scheggert b. 12 December 1867, d. 4 January 1963
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Family James Donald Shirer b. 28 January 1909, d. 13 July 1983
Marriage* 14 June 1930  Lakewood, Cuyahoga Co., OH, Cuyahoga Co., OH Probate Marriage Record:
DOROTHY HARVEY (Key 0205856066)
JAMES D SHIRER (Key 0302854560)
Vol 0161, Page 0411

Name: James D Shirer
Titles and Terms:
Event Type: Marriage
Event Date: 14 Jun 1930
Event Place: Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States
Age: 21
Birth Date:
Birth Year (Estimated): 1909
Birthplace:
Father's Name: Roy H Shirer
Father's Titles and Terms:
Mother's Name: Elda G Stanton
Mother's Titles and Terms:
Spouse's Name: Dorothy Harvey
Spouse's Titles and Terms:
Spouse's Age: 21
Spouse's Birth Year (Estimated): 1909
Spouse's Birthplace:
Spouse's Father's Name: William G Harvey
Spouse's Father's Titles and Terms:
Spouse's Mother's Name: Johanna Scheggert
Spouse's Mother's Titles and Terms:
Reference ID:
GS Film Number: 1901662
Digital Folder Number: 004731973
Image Number: 00213
Citing this Record: "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-1994,"
https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/K3G4-LRV : accessed 20 Feb 2014, Principal=James Donald Shirer6,7
Children  1. Dr. Donald Leroy Shirer b. 10 May 1931
  2. David Harvey Shirer b. 9 May 1934
  3. Douglas Owen Shirer b. 6 May 1943
  4. Dale Adams Shirer b. 13 Sep 1946
  5. Dennis Stuart Shirer b. 28 Mar 1951

Note*   Dorothy was not given a middle name when she was born. When she got older she wondered why and gave herself the middle name Eleanor. She was active in Eastern Star and Rebeccas serving in all officers chairs in both orginazations. Her husband James Donald served as Patron during her term as Matron.

She also played piano and organ and was active in music most of her life.

She and Don moved to Canton in the late 70's and lived near there in Richville, Perry Twp. She has most recently moved into a Senior Community in North Canton near her son Dennis. 
Birth* 17 September 1908  Cleveland, Cuyahoga Co., OH1,2 
Census* 1910  1910 Federal Census, Ohio, Cuyahoga County, Cleveland, Ward 1, ED 55, Series: T624, Roll: 1166, Page: 110B, April 23
Sheet 12B, 8404 West Madison Ave.
(Enumerated with father, William Harvey)
83, 234, 272, Harvey, Dorthy H E, Daughter, F, W, 1 6/12, S, , , , Ohio, Eng. English, Hol. Dutch L., , , , None, , , , , , , , , , , , , ,3 
Census 1920  1920 Federal Census, Ohio, Cuyahoga County, Cleveland, Ward 3, ED 35, Series: T625, Roll: 1360, Page: 145A
Sheet 16A, 8404 West Madison
(enumerated with father, William Harvey)
12, 375, 379, Harvey, Dorothy, Daughter, , , F, W, 11, S, , , , Yes, Yes, Yes, Ohio, , England, English, Holland, Dutch, Yes, None, , ,4 
Census 1930  1930 Federal Census, Ohio, Cuyahoga County, Lakewood, Ward 2 (Tract L. W. 12), ED: 18-645, Series: T626, Roll: 1786, Page: 61B, April 5
1585 Elmwood Ave.
(enumerated with father, William G. Harvey)
86, 124, 189, Harvey, Dorothy, Daughter, , , , No, F, W, 21, S, , No, Yes, Ohio, England, Holland, , 89, 00, 0, 1872, NA, Yes, None, , , , , , , ,5 
Marriage* 14 June 1930  Lakewood, Cuyahoga Co., OH, Cuyahoga Co., OH Probate Marriage Record:
DOROTHY HARVEY (Key 0205856066)
JAMES D SHIRER (Key 0302854560)
Vol 0161, Page 0411

Name: James D Shirer
Titles and Terms:
Event Type: Marriage
Event Date: 14 Jun 1930
Event Place: Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States
Age: 21
Birth Date:
Birth Year (Estimated): 1909
Birthplace:
Father's Name: Roy H Shirer
Father's Titles and Terms:
Mother's Name: Elda G Stanton
Mother's Titles and Terms:
Spouse's Name: Dorothy Harvey
Spouse's Titles and Terms:
Spouse's Age: 21
Spouse's Birth Year (Estimated): 1909
Spouse's Birthplace:
Spouse's Father's Name: William G Harvey
Spouse's Father's Titles and Terms:
Spouse's Mother's Name: Johanna Scheggert
Spouse's Mother's Titles and Terms:
Reference ID:
GS Film Number: 1901662
Digital Folder Number: 004731973
Image Number: 00213
Citing this Record: "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-1994,"
https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/K3G4-LRV : accessed 20 Feb 2014, Principal=James Donald Shirer6,7
Married Name 14 June 1930  Shirer 
Census 1940  1940 Federal Census, Ohio, Cuyahoga County, Lakewood, ED: 18-186, Series: T627, Roll: 3054, Page: 9A, April 2
Sheet 9A, 2131 Olive Ave
(enumerated with father-in-law, Roy H Shirer)
16, 343, , , , ,Shirer, Dorothy E, Daughter-in-Law, , F, W, 31, M, No, H4, 30, Ohio, 59, Same House, , , , , , No, No, No, No, H, 5, , , , , , , , 0, 0, No,8 
Burial* 25 June 2004  Chestnut Hill Cemetery, Olmsted Falls, Cuyahoga Co., OH, Chestnut Hill Cemetery is also known as Union Cemetery and Turkeyfoot Cemetery.

Inscription: Shirer, Dorothy E., Sept 17, 1908 - Nov 6, 2004, Loving Wife and Mother

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SSN* 6 November 2004  Dorothy E SHIRER
Birth Date: 17 Sep 1908
Death Date: 6 Nov 2004
Social Security Number: 295-44-1448
State or Territory Where Number Was Issued: Ohio
Death Residence Localities
ZIP Code: 44706
Localities: Canton, Stark, Ohio9 
Death Cert 6 November 2004  Canton, Stark Co., OH, Reg. Dit. No.: 7601
Primary Reg. Dit. No.: 7601
Reghistrar's No.: 1705

1. Decedents Name: Dorothy E. Shirer
2. Sex: Female
3. Date of Death: November 6, 2004
4. Soial Security Number: 295-44-1448
5a. Age-Last Birthday: 96
6. Date of Birth: September 17, 1908
7. Birthplace: Cleveland, OH
8. Was Decedent Ever in U.S. Armed Forces: No
9. Place of Death: Hospital Inpatient
9b. Facilty: Aultman Hospital
9c. City, Village, Twp or Location of Death: Canton
9d. County of Death: Stark
10. Marital Status: Widowed
11. Surviving Spouse
12a. Decedent's Usual Occupation: Homemaker
12b. Kind of Business/Industry: Home
13a. Residence: State: Ohio
13b. County: Stark
13c. City, Village, Twp or Location: Canton Twp.
13d. Street or Number: 3705 Diane SW Apt B
13e. Inside City Limits: No
13f. Zip Code: 44706
14 Was Decedent of Hispanic Origin?: No
15. Race: White
16. Decedent's Education - Elementary/Secondary: 12
17. Father's Name: William G. Harvey
18. Mother's Name: JoHannah Scheggart
19a. Informants Name: Dennis Shirer
19b. Mailing Address: 1290 Davis SW, Canton Twp., Ohio 44706
20a. Method of Disposition: Cremation
20b. Place of Disposition: CRW Crematory
20c. Location: Canton, OH 44710
20d. Date of Disposition: November 9, 2004
20c. Name of Embalmer: Randall J. Sanders
21d. License Number: 8184-A
22a. Signature of Funeral Director or other Person: (signed Randall J. Sanders)
22b. License Number: 7748
23. Name and Address of Facility: Kreighbaum-Sanders Funeral Home
4041 Cleveland Ave S.
Canton, OH 44707
24. Registrar's Signature: (signed Robert E. Pattison)
25: Date FIled: Nov. 8, 2004
26a. Signature of Person Issuing Permit: Same
26b. Dist No.: 7601
27. Date of Permit Issued: Nov 8, 2004
28a. Certifier: Certifying Physician
28b. Time of Death: 4:28 am
28c. Date Pronounced Dead: November 6, 2004
28d. Was Case Referred to Coroner?: No
28e. Signature and Title of Certifier: (signed Lori L. Mertes MD)
28f. License Number: 70002
28g. Date Signed: 11/8/04
29. Name and Address of person who completed Cause of Death: Lori Mertes MD 6046 Whipple Ave, N Canton, OH 44720
30a. Immediate Cause: Critical Aortic Sterosis - 20 months
30b. Due to:
31a. Was an Autopsy Performed?: No
31b. Were Autopsy Findings Avalable Prior to completion of Cause of Death?:
32. Manner of Death: Natural
33a. Date of Injury:
33b. Time of Injury
33c. Injury at Work?:
33d. Describe how injury occurred:
33e. Place of Injury:
33f. Location:

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Death* 6 November 2004  Autlman Hospital, Canton, Stark Co., OH, Dorothy died shortly before 3:55 a.m., Saturday morning, 6 Nov 2004. The death certificate gives the time as 4:28 a.m.1 
News/Obit* 7 November 2004  Obituary,
Dorothy E. Shirer
Born on Sep. 17, 1908

Departed on Nov. 6, 2004 and resided in Canton, OH.

Dorothy E. Shirer, age 96, of Canton, died Saturday morning, November 6, 2004 in Aultman Hospital. Daughter of the late William G. and JoHannah (Scheggart) Harvey. She was a Canton area resident since 1978, member of Olmsted Community Church, Olmsted Falls, OH. Order of Eastern Star, New Hope Chapter, Perry Grange, Richville Woman's Club and Golden Charms. Former member of Rebekah Lodge, Order of Amaranth and had seved as a volunteer at Massillon Community Hospital. She is also preceded in death by her husband, James Donald Shirer in 1983 and seven brothers. Survived by five sons and daughter-in-law, Don and Karen Shirer of West Brook, CT, Dave and Kathy Shirer of Puyallup, WA, Doug and Joni Shirer of Federal Way, WA, Dale Shirer of Berea, OH and Denny and Cher Shirer of Canton; nine grandchildren; nine great-granchildren; two step-grandchildren. Friends may call Monday, Nov. 8, 2004 from 5-7 p.m. in the Kreighbaum-Sanders Funeral Home on S. Cleveland Ave. A private committal service will be in Union Cemetery, Olmsted Falls, OH. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Aultman Hospice program @ 2821 Woodlawn NW, Canton, OH. 44708.




Appeared in The Canton Repository, 7 Nov 2004


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Citations
  1. [S44] Denny Shirer Personal Research, Dennis S. Shirer.
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  3. [S73] 1910 U.S. Federal Census , 1910 U.S. Federal Census.
  4. [S247] 1920 U.S. Federal Census , 1920 U.S. Federal Census.
  5. [S248] 1930 U.S. Federal Census , 1930 U.S. Federal Census.
  6. [S250] Cuyahoga Co., OH Probate Marriage Records.
  7. [S973] Ohio County Marriages, 1789-1994.
  8. [S1286] 1940 U.S. Federal Census , 1940 U.S. Federal Census.
  9. [S129] SSDI Death Index,.
  10. [S260] Ohio Deaths 1908-1953.
  11. [S135] Canton Repository.


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