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Obituary for Dolores M. Thorne

Private family services will be held for Dolores M. (Powers) Thorne, 91, of Kirtland.

There will be NO CALLING HOURS.

Mrs. Thorne passed away Thursday, March 12, 2020 at Hillcrest Hospital in Mayfield Heights.

Born May 13, 1928 in Carbon Hill, Ohio, she has lived in Kirtland for the past 74 years.

She was an avid reader, devoted mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, great-great-grandmother and enjoyed staying in touch with family and friends on Facebook.

Mrs. Thorne was employed as a clerk at the former Baker Drug in Willoughby, then at the News-Herald in the circulation department and then joined Charles Baker when he opened a drugstore in Kirtland, and remained there until that store closed.

Survivors are her children, Bill (Joan) Thorne, Jim Thorne (Jo) and Kathy (Rick) Martincic; grandchildren, Nicole (Betsy) Thorne, William (Stephanie) Thorne and Jared Thorne; Katherine Rakin, Mechelle (Justin) Leuenberger; Richard (Karin) Martincic and James (Danielle) Martincic; 11 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 46 years, Carl W. Thorne in 1989 and her granddaughter, Traci Pokelsek in 2007. Her parents, Frank M. and Blanche (Wilkinson) Powers; brothers, Don and Louie Powers and sister, Luella Beck are also deceased.

Final resting place will be in South Kirtland Cemetery.