LAIPPLE, Dorothy L.

LAIPPLE, Dorothy L., 90, of Bridgeport, died Thursday, December 6, 2012, at East Ohio Regional Hospital, Martins Ferry.

She was born March 4, 1922, in Martins Ferry, a daughter of the late John and Amella (Zech) Laipple.

She was retired from the former Wheeling Stamping Co., Wheeling, and a member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Bridgeport.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by several brothers and sisters.

Dorothy is survived by nephews, Paul (Mariann) Goodwin of Chardon, Ohio, and Fred (Alice) Graeb of Brookside; nieces Carol, and Nancy Goodwin both of Bridgeport, Dorothy Goodwin of Bellaire, Else Huggins of Glen Dale, WV, and Dolores Ware of Martins Ferry; several great nieces and nephews, also a very Dear Friend of 70 years Steffie Horn.

Friends are invited to a celebration of Dot’s life on Monday, December 10, 2012, from 11 a.m. until time of service at 1 p.m., with Rev. Karen Torrez officiating, interment in Riverview Cemetery, Martins Ferry.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Belmont County Animal Shelter, 45244 National Road, St. Clairsville, OH 43950, or St. Paul’s Lutheran Church. P.O. Box 467, Bridgeport, OH 43912.

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