HAPPY 90TH BIRTHDAY | Dorothy M. McElroy



Residence: Youngstown.

Date of birth: May 7, 1923.


Parents: James and Annie Barganier.

Siblings: Elizabeth, Merle, Pearl and Betty all reside in California. Virginia lives in Youngstown, and Edweena, Ruby Kate and Oliver are deceased.

Spouse: Richard M. McElroy, deceased. They were married in 1946 in Youngstown.

Children: Victoria A. McElroy of Youngstown; Deborah L. McElroy of Virginia Beach, Va.; Jerome (Jake) McElroy of Philadelphia; and Lorraine McElroy Andrews of Patterson, Calif. Delores Jewel and Richard (Butch) McElroy are deceased.

Grandchildren: 11.

Great-grandchildren: 8.


Education: Youngstown public schools.

Employment: Mahoning County Nursing Home, from where she retired in 1989, and the Mahoning County Board of Elections.

Memberships: Price Memorial A.M.E. Zion Church for more than 60 years, its Women’s Missionary Society and the NAACP.


Sewing, crafts: Mrs. McElroy enjoyed these hobbies and has passed the skills on to her daughters.


May 5: The family celebrated her birthday at a banquet.

Today: A reception is taking place from noon to 2 p.m. at her home; friends, neighbors and her church family are invited.

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