Dorothy Geneva Zaritz of Ozark, Mo. formerly of St. James, Mo. passed away in Springfield, Mo. on Tuesday, January 15, 2013. She was 93 years, 6 months and 11 days of age.
Dorothy Zaritz was born on July 4, 1919 to her parents Henry and Jeffie Berry. Dorothy Berry was united in marriage to William G. Zaritz on January 29, 1934 in Waterloo, Illinois.
Dorothy Zaritz was a loving wife, mother and grandmother; great-grandmother and great-great grandmother. She was loved by all who knew her. Dorothy will be greatly missed by those who knew and loved her.
Dorothy Zaritz is survived by one daughter: Phyliss J. Harper and husband Ronald of Ozark, Mo.; and one son: William Michael Zaritz; 15 grandchildren and many great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren.
Dorothy Zaritz is preceded in death by her husband: William G. Zaritz on January 23, 1996; her parents: Henry and Jeffie Berry; two sons: Leroy Zaritz in 1985 and Robert Louis Zaritz in 2004.
Visitation for Dorothy Zaritz will be on Friday, January 18, 2013 from 6 - 8 P.M. at the Jones Funeral Home in St. James, Mo.
Funeral services will be conducted on Saturday, January 19, 2013 at 2 P.M. at the Jones Funeral Home Chapel./ Music will be provided with Charlet Hemme at the organ. Burial will be in the Memorial Park Cemetery in St. Louis.
Those wishing to leave online condolences may do so at www.jonesfunerals.com
All arrangements are under the direction of the Jones Funeral Home in St. James, Mo.