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Dorothy Phyllis (Cantelli) Winters

December 18, 2020


Dorothy P. (Cantelli) Winters, 93, of Sandusky, passed away peacefully early Friday evening, December 18, 2020, at the Providence Care Center, Sandusky after a lengthy illness. 
   Born on September 14, 1927, in Sandusky, OH the daughter of Quinto and Philomena (Vanucci) Cantelli .  She was a graduate of Sandusky High School.  Dorothy had worked at New Departure-Hyatt Inc. (a Division of General Motors) for 35 years, before retiring.   Over the years, she had been an avid bowler and had enjoyed gardening, but she especially loved spending time with her family.
   Dorothy was a member of Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church and the Italian-American Beneficial Club Ladies Auxiliary. 
   She is survived by a son, Thomas (Sandy) Winters of Sandusky; four grandchildren, Bradley A.,  Anthony M., Amanda L., and Malyssa A. (Pete) Doyle; two great-granddaughters, Maddie Batchelor and Kacey M. Winters; her sister, Anita J. Cantelli; sister-in-law, Adriana Cantelli; and nieces and nephews.
   Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 49 years, Thomas T. Winters on August 8, 2004; two brothers, Ray and Paul Cantelli; and her four sisters, Sally Fantuz, Natalie Leffler, Rose Chioramonte, and Mary Macove. 
   Visitation will be held on Monday afternoon, December 28, 2020, from 4-6 pm at the David F. Koch Funeral and Cremation Services, 520 Columbus Avenue, Sandusky.  Due to the COVID-19 health concerns, wearing of masks (they will be offered) and social distancing will be mandatory.  If you are uneasy about attending, please feel free to leave a message to the family on our website.  Prayers will be recited Tuesday morning, December 29, 2020, at 9:40 am at the funeral home followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 am at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, 510 Columbus Avenue, Sandusky.  Fr. Chris Jesudhason officiating.  Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery, Sandusky.
  The family suggests that memorial contributions be made in her memory to Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, 510 Columbus Avenue, Sandusky, OH 44870 or to the Providence Care Center, 2025 Hayes Avenue, Sandusky, OH 44870. 
   Your memories and words of comfort may be shared with Dorothy's family at davidfkoch.com.

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December 28, 2020

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
David F. Koch Funeral & Cremation Services
520 Columbus Avenue
Sandusky, OH 44870

Mass of Christian Burial
December 29, 2020

10:00 AM
Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church
510 Columbus Ave.
Sandusky, Ohio 44870

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