The Life of Dorothy A Theis

Dorothy A. Theis age 93, of Massillon, passed away Sunday April 29, 2012. Born in Perry Twp. Aug. 12, 1918, she was the daughter of the late Charles E. and Sarah (Watters) Schneider. Dorothy married Walter Theis in 1939 and they enjoyed 43 years of marriage before his death in 1983. Her older sister, Mildred MacIsaac also preceded her along with a great-grandson, Jonathan C. Kasunick. Dorothy was a 1936 graduate of Canton McKinley High School and worked for 30 years for Great Trail Girl Scout Council. She devoted her time in scouting with all of her girl's troops and was cookie chairperson in the district for several years. Camping trips and various adventures along with PTA work at York Elementary kept her deeply involved. Dorothy received a 30-year pin for teaching Sunday school at St. John's UCC and was a founding member of Faith Community Fellowship Church. She was also a member of the Silver Tree Foil. Following retirement she loved to travel on bus trips, and enjoyed crossword puzzles, reading and later listening to books on tapes. She will be sadly missed by her four daughters, Judy Kasunick, Janet Yarnell, Sandy (Bob) Hollis and Vicki Theis ; eleven grandchildren, Scott (Rosalind) Kasunick, Stacie (Glenn) Reid, Heidi (Scott) Garverick, Chad (Joanna) Kasunick, Brendan (Joanne) Kasunick, Kevin (Sally) Yarnell, Kimberly (Jimmy) Wiesel, Ryan (Sherri) Yarnell, Darin (Ashlie) Yarnell, Denise (Rick) Marrah, and Jeremy (Liz) Hollis; and 17 great-grandchildren. Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday May 2 at Faith Community Fellowship Church located at 1303 9th St SW, Massillon, Ohio 44647. Visitation is 6-8 p.m. Tuesday May 1 at Atkinson Feucht Hare Funeral Home in Massillon and Wednesday 10-11 a.m. prior to the service at the church. Burial will be in Rose Hill Memorial Gardens

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