Doris Vantilburg

EAST LIVERPOOL – Doris Jean Vantilburg, 78, of East Liverpool, passed away Monday, Jan. 28, 2013.

She was born July 13, 1934 in Stratton, Ohio, the daughter of the late Charles and Mattie Wilson Thrasher.

Doris was a retired pottery worker from Homer Laughlin, an avid bingo player and a member of the Ponderosa Park.

Besides her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband, John Vantilburg; a daughter, Cathy Vantilburg; two sisters, Margaret Taylor and Sharon Gilbert; and a brother, Dorman Thrasher.

Surviving are two sons, Charlie (Faye) Vantilburg and Robert (Patty) Vantilburg, all of East Liverpool; five daughters, Shirley Bell and Ruth Vantilburg, both of East Liverpool, Sherry (Roger) Davis of Toronto, Sheila (Mark) Eliseo and Heather Vantilburg, all of East Liverpool; and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be today, Jan 29, from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at Nixon Funeral Home in Newell, with funeral services at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013.

Burial will follow at Hammondsville Cemetery.