Margaret (Dolly) Sterling peacefully passed away on Aug. 30 in Wadsworth, Oh. She was born on May 3, 1924 in Cleveland. Her parents were William and Ruth Dingle. She later moved to Akron where she graduated from West High School and from Buchtel College. She met Joe Sterling after WWII and they were married in 1948 and were together until Joe’s death in 2007. They had three children (Anne, Mark and Jay) who are all still living. Margaret was in journalism after college but worked in the home after marriage. She was active in civic clubs including Rotary, VFW and with the Methodist Church. She was also on the board of The Berea Children’s Home. Dolly was an accomplished cook and passed the love of cooking on to her children.
Dolly is survived by her children; Anne Haselhurst (Peter), Mark Sterling (Sally Lewis) and Jay Sterling. Grand children Laura Curtis, Adam Haselhurst, Sara Sterling and Alex Sterling. Great Grandson Aden Haselhurst. She will be dearly missed by all of her family and friends.
A memorial service will be held Tuesday 11 AM at Wadsworth Methodist Church, 195 Broad St., Wadsworth. Calling hours will be two hours prior to the service from 9-11am at the church. Inurnment service at Western Reserve Cemetery will follow immediately after.