Dorothy "Dottie" M. Schira, 45, passed away June 5, 2007, in Medina. She was the founder of the Bird Placement, Thunder Hill Great Dane Rescue and Out of Love Sugar Glider Rescue.
She is survived by her husband, Thomas; son, Thomas; daughter, Amber; granddaughter, Adrianna Darby; mother, Dorothy Chill-Loyer; brothers, Denny and Donald Chill; and sister, Julie Kline.
She was preceded in death by her father, August.
Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Friday in the Waite & Son Funeral Home, 765 N. Court St., Medina. Services will be private.
Memorial contributions may be sent to the Bird Replacement Program, PO Box 183, Medina OH 44258-0183.