Obituary for Dorothy Jeane Heffelfinger

Written by on May 13, 2019

Funeral Services for Dorothy Jeane Heffelfinger, age 94 of Kenton, will be held at 12:00pm noon, Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at The Price – McElroy Funeral Home in Kenton. Burial will follow in Grove Cemetery. Friends and family may visit 1 hour prior to the funeral.

She died Friday, May 10, 2019 at Taylor Place in Findlay. She was born on April 14, 1925 in Lakeview to the late Paul R. and Yuma Castor. On May 15, 1948 she married Joseph A. Heffelfinger and he preceded her in death on December 7, 2002.

Surviving are a daughter; Elizabeth “Libby” Ray of Kenton and a son; Ronald Heffelfinger. 2 Grandchildren, 7 Great-Grandchildren, 5 Great-Great-Grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by a sister; Jennie Coulson.

Dorothy was the registrar at the Kenton Hardin Health Department  for 21 plus years and a member of the Ohio Public Health Association. She was also a member of the Epworth United Methodist Church in Kenton, where she held various office administration positions, as well as being a life member of the United Methodist Women. Dorothy enjoyed traveling with her husband in their younger years and she collected anything that had a cardinal on it.

Memorial donations may be made to Epworth United Methodist Church. Online condolences may be expressed at

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