Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News
January 31, 2012 11:58 am EST


UTICA — A funeral liturgy for Dorothy L. Magers, 71, of Utica, will be held at Friday, Feb. 3, at 10 a.m. at Church of the Nativity Catholic Church, 126 N. Main St., Utica, with the Rev. Stephen A. Metzger as celebrant. Burial will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery, Newark.

Dorothy died Jan. 29, 2012, at Medical Center of Newark. She was born June 16, 1940, in Newark, to the late Edgar P. and Eunice M. (Fulton) Zigan. Dorothy was a member of Church of the Nativity Catholic Church and drove a school bus for 44 years.

She is survived by her husband of 55 years, Patrick D. Magers of Utica; sons and daughters-in-law, Denis P. and Robbin Chavis Magers of Newark, Gerald T. and Angela K. Magers of St. Louisville, Shaun and Donna Magers, Brian A. and Kathy Magers, Timothy and Melinda Magers, all of Newark; daughters and sons-in-law, Dona and Don Dean of Newark, Mary M. Magers of Martinsburg; 13 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; brothers and sisters-in-law, Jim and Linda Zigan of Newark, Kenny and Carol Zigan of Cooperdale, Fla., Tom and Vivian Zigan, Henry and Joann Zigan, Robert “Dink” Zigan, all of Heath; sister and brother-in-law, Linda and Kevin Moore of Heath.

She was preceded in death by her sister, Betty Fulk.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Hospice of Central Ohio, P.O. Box 430, Newark, OH 43058-9909.

Law-Baker Funeral Home, 34 N Main St., Utica, is assisting the family with arrangements.

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