AUSTINTOWN - Dorothy Elizabeth Kello, 90, passed away peacefully early Tuesday afternoon, Oct. 13, 2020, at AustinWoods Healthcare Center.
Dorothy was born Sept. 12, 1930, in West Point, Ohio, and came to Youngstown’s East Side with her family as a teenager.
She was a graduate of East High School, and shortly afterwards became a loving and beloved wife, mother, grandmother, and homemaker who dedicated her life to raising and caring for her family.
A devout Catholic, Mrs. Kello was a longtime member of Our Lady of Sorrows Parish, Holy Name of Jesus Church on Youngstown’s West Side. She belonged to the church’s Rosary Society and was also a member of the Slovak Federation.
She leaves to cherish her memory two sons, Mark (Linda) Kello of Howland and Joe (Delores) Kello of Poland; and seven grandchildren, Lauren, Linda, Matthew, Lesa, Stacy, Amy, and Paul.
Dorothy’s dear husband of over 55 years, Felix W. Kello, whom she married May 21, 1949, passed away Oct. 16, 2004. A son, William Kello; a daughter, Jeanette Kello; and a brother, Joseph Kosko, are also deceased.
Family and friends may call from 9 to 10 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 17, at Holy Name of Jesus Church, 613 N. Lakeview Ave. in Youngstown, where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. If attending the visitation or service at the church, please follow all current health protocols and guidelines. To those who cannot attend, or are uncomfortable doing so, please remember Dorothy and her family in your thoughts and prayers.
Interment will follow the Mass and will be at Calvary Cemetery in Youngstown, where Dorothy will be laid to rest next to her husband.
Arrangements were entrusted to Kinnick Funeral Home, 477 N. Meridian Rd., Youngstown.
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