Dorothy Thompson Gibson
August 31, 1924 - September 23, 2013
East Palestine, Ohio - Dorothy Thompson Gibson, 89, of East Martin Street, passed away 3:58 a.m. Monday, September 23, 2013, at Salem Community Hospital where she had been a patient for the past four days. She was a member of the East Palestine Town and Country Garden Club. Dorothy was born August 31, 1924 in East Palestine, a daughter of the late Paul and Catherine Macek Taucher and had been a life long resident of East Palestine. She had been employed by the former W.S. George Pottery at one time and later with the Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 1506. She was preceded in death by her husbands, Edward Thompson and H. Allen Gibson. She was also preceded in death by three brothers, Stanley, William and Joseph Taucher; and six sisters, Catherine Ellingsworth, Mary Ulbrich, Frances Hull, Virginia Britton, Jennie Jurjavcic, and her twin-Helen Gibson. Dorothy is survived by a daughter, Nancy Shimer of East Palestine; four sons, Terry L. (Sherry)Thompson of Dallas, TX, Joseph A. (Jeanette) Thompson, Daniel L. Thompson and Mark A. Thompson all of East Palestine; six grandchildren; four great grandchildren; and a sister, Christine Kochevar of East Palestine. A Memorial Service will be held at the Oliver-Linsley Funeral Home 7:30 p.m. Friday, September 27th, with Bob Taucher officiating. Friends will be received from 7:00 - 7:30 p.m. The family has asked that memorial tributes take the form of contributions to the East Palestine Town and Country Garden Club c/o 46435 Waynewood Drive, New Waterford, Ohio 44445.


John McCormick

Dorothy was a very intelliegent that was always a pleasure to meet and have a conversation. I'm sure she will be missed by many, you have our heartfelt condolences. John & Patty Mccormick

Aimee Kemats

I remember Aunt Dorothy from when she would come down to Grandpa & Grandma Taucher's farm. She was always so funny. Laughing, joking or telling funny stories. My deepest sympathies for your loss.

Sheila Hull

I was so sad to hear of Aunt Dorothy's passing. She was such a wonderful women and will be missed by many. My condolences go out to Nancy, Terry, Danny and Mark and the rest of the family.

Brad, jodie, Nicole and zack kiehl

I'm so sorry for the families loss. Dorothy was a friend of all of ours. She was like another grandmother to Nicole and zack. we are all going to miss her. She was a wonderful lady!

Tna Shane and Shannon

So very Sorry about Aunt Dorothy she will be missed. She was a sweet woman. She is with her family in heaven now. Love Tina

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