Delores E. “Dodie” Piotter, 89, of Brimfield, passed away on Tuesday, March 14, 2023 at Kent Health Care. She was born in Akron on April 4, 1933 to the late Gilbert and Dorothy Marvin.
Dodie had a green thumb, enjoyed working in her yard and always had beautiful flower gardens. She was a wonderful quilter and also enjoyed embroidery, sewing and applique. When she was young she worked at the Akron Library. After getting married and raising her family, she went back to work and spent several years at the Summa Hospital Gift Shop, where she retired at the age of 80.
In addition to her parents, Dodie was preceded in death by her husband Donald Reed Piotter on August 26, 2006; her son Mark Piotter in 1973; her brother Sam Marvin in 2010 and an infant great granddaughter Violet Watson.
Dodie leaves her daughters, Karen (Mike) Watson and Sharon (Jim) Bailey; grandchildren, Brooke (Van) VanDerlin, Jesse (Jessica) Watson, Zach (Jillian) Watson, Chase Watson and Nate Watson; great grandchildren, Michael Traynor, Oliver Watson, Rosie Watson and Milo Watson and many nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be Saturday, April 1, 2023 from 10:00AM-12:00PM at Bissler and Sons Funeral Home, 628 W. Main St. Kent, OH 44240, followed by a memorial service at 12:00PM with her grandson, Elder Pastor Zach Watson officiating. Inurnment will follow at Glendale Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Childhood Leukemia Foundation, American Heart Association or Alzheimer’s Association.
Services in care of Bissler and Sons Funeral Home and Crematory.
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