Dorothy Spalding, 97

Oak Park resident

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Dorothy Reed Spalding died in her Oak Park home on Feb. 22, 2013. She resided here for the last 2 1/2 years, and prior to that was a 95-year resident of Indianapolis, Ind. Born on Aug. 26, 1915, she graduated from St. Joan of Arc School and St. Agnes Academy High School. She also attended St. Mary's College, in Notre Dame, Ind. and received her nursing degree.

Mrs. Spalding is survived by her children, Michael (Helen), Marianne (David) Schiavone, and Stephen (Jeanne); her grandchildren, Mark Schiavone, Sarah (Brett) Hampson, Paul (Catherine) Schiavone, Kathleen (William) Keeling, Elizabeth (Cam) Spruill, Amy (Brandon) Moore and William (Errin) Spalding; and her 13 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, Raymond and Elizabeth Reed; and her husband, Joseph J. Spalding, M.D.

A memorial Mass was celebrated on Feb. 26 at St. Giles Church. Private interment is in Indianapolis. Memorial donations, in her name, may be made to St. Mary's College, (Class of 1965 Scholarship Fund), Notre Dame, IN 46556.

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