Dorothy Esther Dailey (nee Peters), age 103 of Chardon, OH passed away peacefully surrounded by family and friends on December 29, 2022. Loving Mother of Linda Kaplan (deceased) (Rob) of Cleveland Heights, OH and Timothy (Victoria) of Chardon, OH. Inspiring Grandmother of Andrew Kaplan (Molly), Krista Brown (Jared), Kelsey Dailey, and Great Grandmother of Eliot Benkendorfer, and Jolene and Weston Brown. Beloved Sister of Steve Peters (deceased).
Dorothy grew up in Parma, OH and graduated from Parma High School in 1937. She had a career as a secretary at a number of firms including Addressograph-Multigraph in Euclid, OH. Dorothy was married to Raymond K. Dailey for 48 years before his death in 1990. As a couple they enjoyed golfing at Legend Lake Golf Club in Chardon, OH and playing gin rummy.
She was a loyal Cleveland Indians fan and had many hobbies including reading, crossword puzzles, sewing, and golfing. She devoted much of her life to volunteering with both the Chardon Municipal Court and the Geauga County Adult Day Care Group at the Department On Aging. In 2005 she was named “Geauga’s most outstanding senior citizen.”
Special thanks to the Staff at The Residence of Chardon for the care and friendship they provided in her final years. Donations can be made in her name to the Geauga County Senior Citizen Center, Ravenwood Drive, Chardon, OH.
A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.
Arrangements made by the Burr Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Chardon, Ohio.
Information and condolences on-line at www.burrservice.com.