Dorothy A. Kemerer Manarik

Dorothy A. Kemerer Manarik 86 of Akron and formerly of Ravenna, passed away Friday February 21, 2014 at Loranttfy Care Center in Akron. She was born October 13, 1927 in Zanesville, Ohio to the late Charles and Jessie (Patterson) Davis. Mrs. Kemerer Manarik was a veteran of the Army Nursing Corp. which helped her become a registered nurse working for Robinson Memorial Hospital where she retired in 1974.

She enjoyed knitting and traveling and had attended the Greensburg United Methodist Church in Green. Survivors include her children Joyce (Jim) Maddox of Florida, Charles (Sandy) Kemerer of Columbus, John (Karen) Kemerer of Green, six grandchildren, six great grandchildren, her step children Holly Schergen, Gail Zimmerman, Dawn Nagle, four step grandchildren and brothers Chuck Davis of Tallmadge, John Davis of Indiana, Bob Davis of Ravenna and Bill Davis of Virginia.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husbands Charles W. Kemerer in 1962, Robert Manarik in 2000 and her brother George Davis. Friends may call on Thursday February 27, 2014 from 6-8 PM at the Shorts Spicer Crislip Funeral Homes Ravenna Chapel where funeral services will be 11:00 AM on Friday February 28, 2014 with Chaplain Bill Eshelman officiating.

Burial will follow in Maple Grove Cemetery Ravenna, Ohio. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Haven of Rest in Akron, the American Heart Association or Crossroads Hospice. Condolences and memories may be shared with the family at www.sscfuneralhomes.com.

(Shorts-Spicer-Crislip 330-296-6858, R-C 2-25-14)

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