Dorothy I. Halter

January 3, 1928 - May 2, 2021
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Dorothy I. Halter, 93, of Dover, passed away on Sunday, May 2, 2021 in Community Hospice, Truman House at New Philadelphia.

Born in New Philadelphia, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Mildred (Burris) Bear and had retired from Quilting Creations at Bolivar.

Dorothy was a member of the First Church of the…

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Dorothy I. Halter, 93, of Dover, passed away on Sunday, May 2, 2021 in Community Hospice, Truman House at New Philadelphia.

Born in New Philadelphia, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Mildred (Burris) Bear and had retired from Quilting Creations at Bolivar.

Dorothy was a member of the First Church of the Brethren at New Philadelphia. She loved to bake and would often give away cookies to her family and friends but was famous for her fruitcakes. She loved her family and was at her happiest when they were around. Even at the age of 93, she was technology savvy. Often keeping in touch with her family and friends through social media and texting.

Surviving are two daughters, Mary Jo (Gary) Haught and Sandy Fragasse and her husband Robèrt Hammond, both of New Philadelphia; two sons, Vic Krebs of Dover and John (Annette) Krebs of Wirtz, Virginia; a step-daughter, Jay (Doug) Miller of West Jefferson; grandchildren, Jim and Jodi Krebs, Leslie Haught and her fiancé, Cory Hill, Marci Haught and her friend Eric Aronhalt, Curtis and Amanda Haught, Betty Helena, Margaret Fragasse and her husband, Will Reisener, Anthany Krebs, Bianca Krebs and her significant other, Landon Tufts, Jimmy Krebs, Chad and Jennifer Miller, Lindi Miller and her friend Eric and Mike and Topaz Tolloti; great-grandchildren, Adrianna, Jared, Taylor, Alex, Brock, Hannah, Brennan, Katie, Lydia, Sabrina, Antony, Bella, Maximo, Camden, Stella, Dylan, Teyah, Jordan, Sophie, Jace, Baylie, Ethan, Bryn, Brynnle, Breeze, Brogan and Braxton and great-great grandchildren, Henson, Bryer and Nina.

In addition to her parents, Dorothy was preceded in death by a son, Donnie Krebs; a sister, Betty Bear; a brother, Sonny Bear; a daughter-in-law, Adrie Krebs; a granddaughter, Lori Krebs and a grandson, Joey Fragasse.

A service celebrating Dorothy’s life will be held on Thursday, May 6, 2021 at 11 AM in the Linn-Hert-Geib Funeral Home at New Philadelphia with Pastor David Hobbs officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Burial Park at New Philadelphia. Visitation will be held on Thursday from 10 to 11 AM in the funeral home chapel.

It is the family’s request that instead of flowers, Dorothy’s memory be honored with donations to either First Church of the Brethren, 700 Fair Avenue NW, New Philadelphia, Ohio 44663, or, Community Hospice Truman House, 716 Commercial Avenue SW, New Philadelphia, Ohio 44663.

For the safety of everyone, the 6-foot rule will be honored and all guests are required to wear a mask to enter the funeral home.

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Visitation Information

Date: Thursday, May 6, 2021

Time: 10:00 am

End Time: 11:00 am

Linn-Hert-Geib Funeral Home & Crematory

Address:

116 Second Street NE, NEW PHILADELPHIA, OH, 44663

For the safety of everyone, the 6-foot rule will be honored and all guests are required to wear a mask to enter the funeral home.


Service Information

Date: Thursday, May 6, 2021

Time: 11:00 am

Linn-Hert-Geib Funeral Home & Crematory

Address:

116 Second Street NE, NEW PHILADELPHIA, OH, 44663

For the safety of everyone, the 6-foot rule will be honored and all guests are required to wear a mask to enter the funeral home.


Cemetery Information

Date: Thursday, May 6, 2021

Evergreen Burial Park

Address:

1520 Delaware Drive SE, NEW PHILADELPHIA, OH, 44663

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First Church of the Brethren

700 Fair Ave. NW
New Philadelphia, OH 44663

Community Hospice

716 Commercial Ave. SW
New Philadelphia, Ohio 44663
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Born: January 3, 1928
Died: May 2, 2021

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Geib Funeral Home & Crematory

On behalf of the Geib Family and Staff, we offer our most sincere sympathy for your loss. We are honored to have been called upon to serve your family.

 

Karen (Beitzel) Welch posted on 5/5/21

So sorry for your loss. I remember when we were in school the cookies your Mom and Aunt Betty made at Christmas time for the class. Keeping you in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

 

Kay Switzer posted on 5/5/21

My deepest sympathy on your loss of Dorothy. A very long time ago, I worked with Dorothy at Joann Fabrics. She was such a kind, caring person. I'll always remember the wonderful miniature fruitcakes she made at Christmas time.

 

Robin posted on 5/4/21

Mary Jo and family I am sorry for your loss. I always looked forward to Christmas because all the goodies she would send to

 

Leslie Martinelli Roney posted on 5/4/21

All my love and prayers for you all. I'm so sorry for your loss. Love you John, Annette, Anthany, Bianca and Jimmy.

 

Gayle Mack posted on 5/4/21

Dorothy was such an authentic person - a wonderful, honest, friendly woman of faith - who loved well! She will really be missed. With much sympathy, David & Gayle Mack

 

Jill Russell Martinelli posted on 5/4/21

Annette , John and family, We are so sorry for your loss. Dorothy was such a happy friendly person who always seemed so glad to see you. It was an honor to know her and she will be greatly missed. Love, Uncle John , Aunt Jill and family.

 

Martha and Bill posted on 5/4/21

Our deepest sympathy to the family. Her laughter and smile will be missed.

 

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