Dorothy Lee Benton
Dorothy Lee Benton, 81, of Transfer, passed away Thursday evening, Oct. 10, 2019, in Trumbull Regional Medical Center, Warren, Ohio.
Mrs. Benton was born July 31, 1938, in Windber, Pa., a daughter of the late Theodore Baldwin Sr. and Margaret (Thomas) Baldwin and was a graduate of Conemaugh Township High School, Johnstown, Pa.
Dorothy was employed as a confidential secretary at Reynolds School District for 26 years, retiring in 2003.
Dorothy was a member of the Hickory United Methodist Church, Hermitage.
She enjoyed shopping and liked to have nice clothing. She also loved the beauty of historic mansions and attending car shows with her son.
She is survived by her husband, James Benton, whom she married July 23, 1960; two sons, Greg Benton and his wife Karen, of York, Pa., and Timothy Benton, of Transfer; two grandchildren, Stephanie and Derik Benton; a sister, Lois Huth, of Maryland; a nephew, Mark Simler, who she considered to be a brother; as well as numerous nieces and nephews that she cared deeply for.
In addition to her parents, Dorothy was preceded in death by three sisters, Bonnie, Sally and Mary; and four brothers, her twin Donald, Theodore Jr., Richard and Donald Baldwin.
The family suggests memorial contributions be directed to the National Breast Cancer Foundation, at

Dorothy Lee, 81, of Transfer.
Calling hours: 1 p.m. until time of service Saturday (10-19-19) in J. BRADLEY McGONIGLE FUNERAL HOME and CREMATORY Inc., 1090 E. State St., Sharon. Online condolences may be sent to the family at
Funeral service: 2 p.m. Saturday (10-19-19) in the funeral home.
Interment: America's Cemetery, Hermitage.
Published on October 15, 2019


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