Dorothy M. Arnold

Dorothy M. Arnold, 90, of Hultquist Place, formerly of 9 Crane St., passed away Thursday (Aug. 7, 2014) in WCA Hospital.

A lifelong area resident born Oct. 19, 1923, in Jamestown, the daughter of the late Harry C. and Edith Lager Ohman.

Dorothy was employed by Blackstone Corporation and Crawford’s Furniture prior to her retirement from Empire State Mutual in 1988.

She was a member of the Injald Lodge 65, Independent Order of Vikings and Kidder Memorial United Methodist Church.

Dorothy enjoyed spending time with her family, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She also enjoyed bowling, sewing, knitting, baking, ceramics, bingo, playing cards and traveling.

Surviving are her son, Clarence (Barbara) Metcalfe of Jamestown; her daughter, Cynthia (James) Till of Falconer; seven grandchildren: Charlotte Barber of Randolph, Jennifer (Troy) Gibson of Youngsville, Pa., Cari (Rick) Kinney of Fort Lauderdale, Fla, Nikki Metcalfe-Dunn (John) of Aliquippa, Pa., Georganna (Brian) Hasson of Jamestown, Andrea Till of Falconer, and Stephanie (Darron) Braymiller of Chandler, Ariz.; 13 great-grandchildren; her brother, Robert S. (Marcia) Ohman of Falconer; seven nieces: Donna Lambert, Linda Heald, Karen Cornell, Debbie Kohl, Patti Flanders, Barbie Olson and Julie Baggiano; and four nephews: Donald Ohman, Richard Kent, Jeff Ohman and Martin Ohman.

She was preceded in death by her husband, George A. Arnold, whom she married in 1952, and who died Aug. 10, 1990; a son, David F. Metcalfe; two brothers: Edward Ohman and Marvin Ohman; a sister, Marjorie L. Kent; and a niece, Suzanne Palm.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday in the Falconer Funeral Home. The Rev. Daniel S. Rumfelt, chaplain of Lutheran Home & Rehab Center, will officiate. Burial will be in Sunset Hill Cemetery.

Friends will be received in the Falconer Funeral Home by the family from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday and one hour prior to the funeral service Wednesday.

Memorial contributions may be donated to Hospice of Chautauqua County, 20 W. Fairmount Ave., Lakewood, NY 14750 or to the James Prendergast Library Association, 509 Cherry St., Jamestown, NY 14701.

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