Dorthy M. Pharis, 92, of Van Wert passed away Sunday afternoon, February 5, 2023 at VanCrest of Van Wert.
She was born on September 24, 1930, in Defiance County, Ohio the daughter of the late Raymond D. and Iva Marie (Heardman) Pace. Dorthy married Robert E. West who preceded her in death on February 18, 1975. On March 6, 1976, she married Carl G. Pharis who passed away on April 8, 2010.
Family survivors include a niece, Marilyn Neate of Convoy; a step daughter, Sharon Lyons of West Liberty, Ohio; a special friend, Linda Blue of Van Wert; a nephew, David Neate and several step grandchildren.
Besides her parents and husbands, Dorthy was preceded in death by a sister, Mary Helen Neate and her husband Clarence Neate.
A graveside service will be held at 1:30 p.m., Wednesday, February 8, 2023, at Woodland Cemetery, Van Wert with Pastor Paul Hazelton officiating.
Preferred memorials are to the EverHeart Hospice Group of Coldwater, Ohio in honor of Dorthy.
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