Delores A Zwilling

July 22, 1936April 5, 2021

Delores Ann Zwilling, 84, of Gahanna, Ohio passed away Monday, April 5, 2021 in Columbus, Ohio. She was born July 22, 1936 in Granville, Ohio to the late Owen and Lucy (Keen) Bell. Delores’ first job was with the Granville Inn, and she later retired after many hardworking years from Big Bear. In her spare time Delores loved to go square dancing, tend to her garden, care for animals, travel, spend time with her church family, and do crossword puzzles. Delores is survived by her loving husband of 61 years Eugene Zwilling; children Jeana Riggs, Debbra Zwilling, and Terry (Brenda) Zwilling; grandchildren Ashley, Steven (Thia), Justin, Cody, Nicholas, Christina, and Matthew; great-grandson Phillip; sisters Lucy and Viola; sisters-in-law Pat and Karen; many nieces and nephews; and a host of other family, friends, and loved ones. She is preceded in passing by her grandson Anthony, and step-sister Marie. A graveside service will be held at 2:00 pm Saturday, April 10, 2021 at Maple Grove Cemetery 105 Maple Dr. Alexandria, Ohio 43001, and services will be officiated by Pastor Staci Schutzler. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made in Delores’ name to The World Wildlife Fund (, and to Eastside Community Church 1255 N. Hamilton Rd. #177 Gahanna, Ohio 43230. The family will receive guests at their home following the conclusion of the service, 293 Lincolnshire Rd, Gahanna, Ohio 43230.


  • World Wildlife Fund
  • Eastside Community Church


  • Graveside Service

    Saturday, April 10, 2021


Delores A Zwilling

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Stephanie Kromer

April 10, 2021

Sending many thoughts and prayers your way, Gene. Delores, thank you for being a great neighbor and always checking in on us especially since we are newer to the neighborhood. Darla the pup will miss her throwing treats over the back fence! Rest in heaven.

Best regards,

Stephanie and Zeb Kromer

Thia Kennedy

April 8, 2021

I will miss this old lady. She was really like second grandma to me even know I didn't have grandma mother. She was soo funny and soo sweet to me. She Difinity has good heart. always watch my son for me when I need her when know eles couldn't. I just wish could of said goodbye to her one last time . I will definitely miss her in my heart so sad to see go soo soon. Know she in heaven with her parents with angel in heaven. Lord please watch over her in heaven take good care of her. We will see u soon one day be all together in heaven.