Meadville Tribune

November 19, 2013

Tracy J. Dorado

Meadville Tribune

MEADVILLE — Tracy J. Dorado, 55, of 22861 Shartle Road, Meadville, passed away Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013, at UPMC-Hamot Medical Center, Erie.

Tracy was born in San Luis Obispo, Calif., on Jan. 6, 1958, a daughter of Manuel Dorado and Sara Ballejos.

She attended Church of the Nazarene, Meadville.

Tracy was a self-employed home health care aide and personal trainer who was previously employed at Interim HealthCare, where she was loved by all her patients. Tracy grew up in California and graduated from Arroyo Grande High School.

She was a physical fitness enthusiast and enjoyed working out at Bill Lawrence Personal Fitness. Additionally, she loved riding her Harley Davidson and was planning her lifelong dream of road tripping across the country. Tracy will be remembered as an incredibly kind, generous person who spread love and joy wherever she went. She was truly one of a kind and will be sadly missed.

Tracy is survived by two daughters, Terra McCarl and Kyla Berlin, both of Guys Mills; four grandchildren; her mother, Sara Ballejos of San Luis Obispo; two sisters, Linda Dorado-Corwin and her husband, Jeff, of Kingman, Ariz., and Deanna Sherbondy and her husband, Richard, of Erie; three brothers, Larry Dorado and his companion, Connie, of Las Vegas, Nev., Robin Dorado and his companion, Suzette, of Arroyo Grande. Calif., and Lonnie Wilson of Cheyenne, Wyo.; an uncle; several nieces and nephews, including Mara Nichols and Erin Nichols; many loving friends; and her three dogs, Sirius, Aristotle and Asia.

Tracy was preceded in death by her longtime companion and best friend, Ron Riordan; and a sister, Jackie Dorado.

Family and friends are invited to call from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday at Stephen P. Mizner Funeral Home & Cremation Services Inc., 404 Chestnut St., Meadville, where A Celebration of Life service and a time of sharing will be held at 3.

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