Marlene  Dolwick
Marlene Dolwick, 84, formally of Ashtabula, Ohio, died December, 10, 2019 in Chandler, Arizona her home for the past 20 years.

She was born on October 11, 1935 in Springfield, Ohio, the daughter of Robert and Alberta Sassen.

Marlene married her best friend and love of her life Jim Dolwick on April 21, 1954. They were fortunate to have 65 years of marriage together and share 3 children, 8 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren.

She worked as a Business Manager/Bookkeeper at Marcy's Chevrolet for over 30 years until she retired.

Marlene loved her family with her whole heart and was truly the glue that held it together. She loved to travel with her husband and set out on new adventures. She was an avid sports fan especially of the Cleveland Browns, Notre Dame and Ohio State University Football.

She is survived by her beloved husband Jim of Chandler, Arizona, her daughter Donna Armstrong of Ashtabula, son Jimmy Dolwick of Sevierville, Tennessee and her Son in law Christopher Milano of Ashtabula, 8 grandchildren Michelle and Megan Armstrong, Chris, Katie and Tony (Kate) Milano, James, Bryan and Tim Dolwick, and 4 great grandchildren, Nicholas and Amelia Armstrong and Crystal and Christopher Milano.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her beloved daughter Kim Milano in 2012 and daughter-in-law Debbie Dolwick in 2011.

Services will be held on December 17, 2019 at 10:00am at St. Steven's Church, 24827 S. Dobson Rd, Sun Lakes, Arizona, 85248
Published on December 13, 2019


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Benny Northern
Dec 17, 2019
My condolences on your loss Jim...You and your family are in my prayers...God Bless.
Dec 17, 2019
condolences to you and your family may god/bless all!
Kent and Denise Marcy
Dec 16, 2019
Kent and I send our deepest sympathy to Jim and his family. Marlene was Kent's business manager for 30 years and he had the utmost respect for her as a colleague and a friend. She was a very special person and will be missed by many.
Kay (Krupp) Pavelka
Dec 15, 2019
Dear Jim, Donna, Jimmy; Marlene and I grew up together on Glenn Ave. in Springfield, OH for the time we were both 5 yrs. old. Our mothers would even make us the same outfits for Easter and Christmas or just play clothes. We graduated together and kept in touch all through the years. I will miss her calls. Love to her family, I know she will be missed.
Cheryl McCreary
Dec 14, 2019
I wish I could be there with you. Aunt Marlene was the closest person I ever knew that reminds me of Jackie Kennedy. She was confident, beautiful and classy in an unassuming way. I know you all will miss her terribly. I know her memory will be with me for the rest of my days. I love you all! Cheryl
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Dec 14, 2019
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Charla Milano Fortuna
Dec 14, 2019
Marlene was a beautiful person! We shared some fun times together in the old days! My condolences to Jim and all the family!
Carol and Bill Lapham
Dec 13, 2019
Jim, we are sad to hear of the loss of your mom. We are praying for you and all of your family for strength and comfort during the days ahead.