Dorothy Arlene Kidd, 73, of Fostoria, passed away peacefully on Friday, December 1, 2017 in her home with her family by her side, and joins her husband of 40 years in Heavenly union.

She was born on July 24, 1944 in Belmont County, Ohio to the late Wayne Elerick and Martha Jane (Rainbow) Elerick-Arigoni. She married Donald J. Kidd on June 22, 1963 in Belmont County, and he preceded her in death on June 23, 2003.

She is survived by two daughters, Dorothy I. Kidd, of St. Clairsville, Ohio, and Dawnette Albert, of Findlay; one son, Robert Kidd, of Fostoria; a granddaughter; one brother, Edward (Edith) Elerick, of Caledonia, Ohio; and her furry friend, Pickles.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Donald J.; and son, Donald E. Kidd; step-dad, Leonard Arigoni; aunts; uncles; special uncle, Paul Elerick; son-in-law, Matt Albert; and a niece, Amy Tuttle.

Dorothy was a home maker who enjoyed doing embroidery and was mom to her children’s friends and their families.

At her family’s wishes Dorothy will be laid to rest privately back home in New Athens, Ohio.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be considered to ProMedica Hospice.

Mann-Hare-Hoening Funeral Home, Fostoria has been entrusted with arrangements.

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