Dorothy M. Traina

Jan 30, 1930 - May 2, 2014

Dorothy M. Traina, 84 of Sandusky, died Friday morning, May 2, 2014, in Firelands Regional Medical Center.

She was born Jan. 30, 1930, in New York City, the youngest child of Thomas & Edna (Whitten) Scanlon. Dorothy was a resident of Vermilion for more than 38 years, before moving to Sandusky in 2008.

She is survived by her husband, Vincent Peter Traina, to whom she was married for almost 62 years; children, Maria (Werner) Stoller, of Zurich, Switzerland, Thomas (Patty) Traina, of Odessa, Fla., Patricia (Henry) Kishman, of Vermilion, Veronica (Steve) Hawk, of San Antonio, Joseph (Christine) Traina, of Minerva, Ohio, Peter Traina, of North Carolina, Dorothy (Peter) Galuppi, of Hawthorne Woods, Ill., Vincent Patrick (Cindy) Traina, of Concord, Ohio, Christopher (Cheryl) Traina, of Chardon, Ohio, and Alison (Pete) Yonkers, of Lakewood, Ohio; 28 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; sisters, Veronica Byers and Patricia Durkin; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; sister, Edna; and brother, Herb.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10 a.m. Monday, May 5, at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, 510 Columbus Ave., Sandusky. The Rev. Eric Mueller will officiate. Burial will be in Maple Grove Cemetery, Vermilion. 

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Dorothy’s name may be made to Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church. 

Toft Funeral Home & Crematory, 2001 Columbus Ave., Sandusky, is handling arrangements. Condolences and gifts of sympathy may be made to the family at