Lorena “Lee” Medford, 83, of Dover passed away on Sunday, December 4, 2016 at New Dawn Retirement Centre in Dover.
Born in Cambridge, Illinois on May 8, 1933, she was the daughter of the late Andrew and Evelyn (Harris) Dergins. Lee was also preceded in death by her brother; Merwyn Dergins; granddaughter, Shannon Platz; and her great grandson, Brody Price.
She graduated from Kewanee High School in Illiniois. On February 8, 1959 she married Arthur “Buster” Medford, who survives. Together, Lee and Buster owned and operated Perfection Services Inc. in Stone Creek.
In addition to her husband, Buster, she will sadly missed by her children; Gregg Price of New Philadelphia, Brenda (Rick) Ehlers of Bolivar; three grandchildren; Brigitte (Thad) Rosenberry of New Philadelphia, Rob Price of Caldwell, and Jarrod Price of Canton; sister, Vanda Hallock of Buda, Illinois; several nieces and nephews; along with two special great-grandchildren, Alex and Ava Rosenberry.
In honoring Lee’s wishes, cremation has been entrusted to the Toland-Herzig Funeral Home & Crematory in Dover. A private graveside service will take place at Ridgecrest Memory Gardens. To sign and online guestbook for Lee visit the “obituaries & flowers” link on the funeral home’s website.
Memorial donations can be made to Community Hospice, 716 Commercial Ave SW, New Philadelphia, Ohio 44663 or the Alzheimer’s Association, 70 W. Streetsboro St., Suite 201 Hudson, Ohio 44236.