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Dorothy L. (Gibson) Kirkpatrick

September 24, 1927 ~ November 8, 2019 (age 92)


CUYAHOGA FALLS – Dorothy L. Hardman-Kirkpatrick (Gibson), 92, passed away November 8, 2019. She was born in Akron, grew up in Bolivar, PA and enjoyed living in Akron, OH, Chicago Heights, IL and Traverse City, MI before moving back to Cuyahoga Falls, OH in her later years.

Dorothy was so full of life and love. She could light up any room with her smile and laughter! She was in love with life and all the special people in her life; children, stepchildren, nieces and nephews, cousins, grandchildren and great-grandchildren! If you were lucky enough to know her you couldn’t help but love her. 

Dorothy loved to dance especially the Polka, loved people and brought smiles to all with her infectious laugh, made the best of everyday, loved celebrating life and hosting parties.

Preceded in death by her husband, Don R. Kirkpatrick; and former husband, Paul W. Hardman; she is survived by her sons, Don (Mary Ann) Hardman of Cuyahoga Falls and Ron (Julie) Hardman of Chandler, AZ.

Her laugh, precious smile and enthusiasm for life will be remembered and cherished forever by the Hardman, Kirkpatrick, Wagner and Gibson families. 

A memorial service will be held at 12 PM on Saturday January 11, 2020 at the Clifford-Shoemaker Funeral Home 1930 Front St. Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44221.  Following the service there will be a continued celebration and luncheon at the First United Methodist Church, 245 Portage Trail, Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio 44221. Inurnment will be at Chestnut Hill Memorial Park.

Arrangements entrusted to Clifford-Shoemaker Funeral Home and Crematory, 330-928-2147.

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Memorial Service
January 11, 2020

12:00 PM
Clifford-Shoemaker Funeral Home
1930 Front Street
Cuyahoga Falls, Oh 44221

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