Shirley R. Dover

Shirley R. Dover, 86, of Hickory Township passed away at 7:30 p.m. March 27, 2011, at Shenango Presbyterian Senior Care Center in New Wilmington.

Born May 24, 1924, in New Castle, Shirley was the daughter of the late John and Dorothy Humble Gaston. She was married to Leo H. Dover Jr. He preceded her in death in 2000. Mrs. Dover had worked at Liberty Mutual for 16 years and enjoyed playing cards, bowling and traveling with her husband in their recreation vehicle.

She is survived by two sons, Jim Dover of Columbus, Ohio, and John Dover of Port St. Lucie, Fla.; a daughter, Janet Grimm of Westerville, Ohio; three daughters and sons-in-law, Lynn and Tom Robinson of New Castle, Jean and Bob McNicholas of Statesville, N.C., and Judi and Dave DeCarme of Herndon, Va.; many grandchildren; and a brother, Howard Gaston of New Castle.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a brother, Jack Gaston.

A private memorial service will be conducted at a later date.


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