Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)


January 10, 2013

Dorothy E. Bonzo-Francis - 1917-2013

SHARONVILLE, OH — Dorothy E. Bonzo-Francis, 95, of Sharonville, Ohio, formerly of Greenup County, passed away Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013, in Brookwood Retirement Community in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Ms. Francis was born the youngest of nine children in Riverton on Dec. 15, 1917, to the late Jacob R. and Virginia E. Kiser-Bonzo.

She was a registered nurse before her 50-year marriage to Richard “Dick” Francis, who passed away in 2003. Dorothy was a generous supporter of the Hamilton County Parks and Mayo Foundation, and with her husband, made a gift of the Dorothy and Richard Francis RecreAcres area on Conrey Road in Sharonville.

She is survived by a niece, Imogene Wells, and loving friends and caregivers.

A graveside service will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013, at Ashland Cemetery.

There will be no visitation.

Carman Funeral Home in Flatwoods has been entrusted to handle final arrangements.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions should be made to the Hamilton County Park District, 1025 Winton Road, Cincinnati, OH 45231 or the Mayo Clinic, 200 First St. SW, Rochester, MN 55905.

Condolences may be sent to carmanfuneral.com.

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