Penwell Turner Funeral Home - Shelby, Ohio

Dorothy Jean “Dort” (Seton) Hill

Dorothy Jean “Dort” (Seton) Hill, age 71, of Nova, Ohio and formerly of Shelby, died Monday, August 27, 2018 at Hospice of Medina County in Medina, Ohio.

Dort was born March 20, 1947 in Shelby the daughter of the late Robert Benjamin and Martha Mae (Minich) Seton and was a 1965 graduate of Shelby High School. She was employed as a lab technician at Ohio State University Medical Center in Columbus from where she retired. She was a member of the First United Church of Christ in Shelby. Dort enjoyed crocheting, putting jigsaw puzzles together and playing dominos. She loved to collect hippopotamus memorabilia and was the “mother” of over 2,000 hippos.

She is survived by her husband: Jerry Hill of Nova, whom she wed on August 30, 1975; a sister: Karen (Mike) Conrad of Rochester Hills, MI and their son: Dennis Conrad; her father-in-law: Harry Hill; a sister-in-law: Debra Jo (Tom) Fry and their children: Brian (Claire) Fry and Michael (Betsy) Fry and their daughters, Collins and Dillon Fry.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
At Dorothy’s request there will be no visitation. Private burial will be in Oakland Cemetery in Shelby. Memorial expressions may be made to First United Church of Christ, 23 Church Street, Shelby, Ohio 44875. Care for Dort and her family by Bob, Catherine and Jake at Turner Funeral Home.

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Memories & Condolence

  1. Emil and Sherrill Bobik says:

    So sorry to hear this, but her suffering is over and she is in a better place, our prayers are with you, Jerry Emil and Sherrill

  2. Robert Ross Family says:

    Very shocked to hear this. Dort will always be remembered from high school days, church youth activities.

    Please accept our sympathies and may she Rest In Peace

    Robert Ross Family

  3. Patricia Ross says:

    Thinking of you with sincere sympathy and caring.

  4. Pat Lee Carlisle says:

    Jerry & Karen & family. So very sorry that Dort has left us, but grateful to God that she is now well and safe in His arms. Dort was the best of the best.

  5. Larry and Ellen Burkholder says:

    Dort was a wonderful, warm and caring lady. We loved spending time with her and going out to lunch and dinner. We will also remember searching for hippos on our shopping trips. We will miss her very much.

  6. Monica Myers says:

    Prayers and peace. She was an incredible woman. And she will be missed.

  7. Clarice says:

    Thinking of her. She was a wonderful, loving, and caring person. I will miss her lots. Loved going to the zoo with her and Jerry.

  8. John and Lynda says:

    We were privileged to know Dort for almost 50 years.
    We are remembering the good times and are glad she is at peace now.
    May she frolic with all the hippo angels !!

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