TAMBORSKI, Dorothea Genevieve, age 84, of Kettering, passed away on Monday, November 18, 2013. She was born on April 9, 1929 in Bay Shore, NY to the late Robert Alexander and Dorothea Genevieve (Eggers) Olson.
Dorothea graduated from the University of Buffalo in 1949 where she earned her degree in Chemistry then went on to earn her Nursing degree from Sinclair Community College in 1979.
She was a member of St. Charles Catholic Church and of the Alpha Gamma Delta Sorority. Dorothea loved listening to classical music and enjoyed traveling.
She is preceded in death by her sister, Jennie Olson Nichols. Dorothea is survived by her daughter, Dr. Anne Harvey of Kansas, sons, Peter (Pam) Tamborski of Cincinnati, John (Beth) Tamborski of Castle Rock, CO, Mark (Debbie) Tamborski of Dayton, and David (Mary) Tamborski of Hillsboro; daughters, Jean Strand of Dayton and Julie Tamborski of Mason; 17 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren; siblings, Mary Olson-Gerney, Robert Olson and John Olson; and Sally, Kelly, Frank and Ron.
The Family would like to extend a special Thank You to the caring nurses and staff at Hospice of Dayton, and to Dorothea's good friend, Alice Tarter.
Friends and family are invited to an informal memorial service, with luncheon to follow, at Dorothea's Home, 5016 Georgian Drive, Kettering, 45429, at 11:30 on Saturday, November 23, 2013.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice of Dayton, 324 Wilmington Ave., Dayton, OH 45420.
Centerville Routsong Funeral Home
2100 E. Stroop Rd.