Meadville Tribune

July 18, 2013

Dolores (Dee) M. Offi

Meadville Tribune

MEADVILLE — Dolores (Dee) M. Offi, 90, of 451 Pine St., Meadville, passed away Wednesday, July 17, 2013, at UPMC-Hamot Medical Center, Erie.

Dee was born in Pittsburgh on July 15, 1923, a daughter of the late John and Helen (Harrison) Shapley.

On April 15, 1956, Dee married George W. Offi; he preceded her in death on July 14, 2007.

She was a member of First Assembly of God, Meadville.

After many years of service at the former Talon Inc. of Meadville, Dee was hired as a cafeteria employee by Crawford Central School District, where she worked for several more years. She was a dedicated wife and mother who enjoyed shopping, sharing lunch with with her close friends and visiting her children in the different states they lived. Her family was her life. She will be greatly missed.

Dee is survived by four children, Leonard Priber and his wife, Adriana, Donald Priber and his wife, Patricia, Sheryl Ryan and her husband, Michael, and Michele Handel and her husband, Brian; 11 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren; and three nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents and her husband, George, of 51 years, Dee was preceded in death by a sister, Gloria (Bonnie) Gutowski.

Family and friends are invited to call on Sunday from 4 to 7 p.m. at Stephen P. Mizner Funeral Home & Cremation Services Inc., 404 Chestnut St., Meadville.

Funeral services will be held on Monday at 11 a.m. at First Assembly of God, 719 Washington St., Meadville, with Philip Torre, pastor, officiating.

Interment will take place in Roselawn Memorial Gardens, Vernon Township.

Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society, 320 Bilmar Drive, Pittsburgh, Pa. 15205-4620.

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