OBITUARY

Dolores M. Love

December 20, 1935January 10, 2021
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Dolores M. Love age 85 of Jefferson, passed away Sunday, January 10, 2021 in the Washington Hospital.

She was born December 20, 1935 in Crossroads, WV, a daughter of the late Harry H. Mason and Edna Wilson Mason.

She graduated from Fairview High School and attended Alderson Broaddus University.

Dolores retired from the nursing department of the Greene County Memorial Hospital. She volunteered as a foster grandmother in the foster grandparents program at Dry Tavern Head Start. Many knew her as “Gram Love”.

She was a Baptist by faith and had resided in the Jefferson area since 1966. Dolores had volunteered for several local charities including Hospice, the American Red Cross, and the American Cancer Society. Dolores loved sewing. She made dresses for children in Africa and lap blankets for nursing home patients.

Surviving are two sons, Harry Love and Stephen Love; two daughters, Maribeth Love DeFrancesco (Jimmy) of Valencia, and Becky Rice (Bobby) of Jefferson; five grandchildren, Tommy Lorence (Christina) of Washington, Bryan Lorence of Belle Vernon, Edward Love, Nicole Love, and Catlin Love; two great-grandchildren, Brycen and Bria Lorence; and one brother David Mason of Painesville, OH.

She was predeceased by two brothers, Harry and Thomas Mason; and a sister, Doris Grebouski.

  • FAMILY

  • Harry H. Mason, Father (deceased)
  • Edna Wilson Mason, Mother (deceased)
  • Harry Love, son
  • Stephen Love, Son
  • Maribeth Love DeFrancesco (Jimmy), Daughter
  • Becky Rice (Bobby), Daughter
  • Tommy Lorence (Christina), Grandson
  • Bryan Lorence, Grandson
  • Edward Love, Grandson
  • Nicole Love, Granddaughter
  • Catlin Love, Granddaughter
  • Brycen Lorence, Great Grandson
  • Bria Lorence, Great Granddaughter
  • David Mason, Brother
  • Harry Mason, Brother (deceased)
  • Thomas Mason, Brother (deceased)
  • Doris Grebouski, Sister (deceased)

Services

  • Visitation

    Thursday, January 14, 2021

  • Funeral Service

    Thursday, January 14, 2021

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Tommy and Christina Lorence

January 19, 2021

Christina and Tommy Lorence

January 19, 2021

Jo Ann Severini

January 16, 2021

I am so sorry for your loss. Dolores was such a lovely person and a good nurse. I enjoyed working with her at the hospital. You have my deepest sympathies. Jo Ann Severini

Tiffany Cramer

January 15, 2021

Lovie was an amazing lady!! She will always hold such a special place in my heart. Rest In Peace sweet lady 💜

Debbie Thompson Schaffer

January 12, 2021

I am saddened at the passing of Dolores. I worked with her for many years at GCMH. I remember the good times going to the fortune tellers.
RIP

James DeFrancesco

January 12, 2021

Bryan Gram and Tommy so much love

Beth DeFrancesco

January 12, 2021

End of summer picnic Gram and Brycen

Beth DeFrancesco

January 12, 2021

Gram Brycen and Bria

Beth DrFrancesco

January 12, 2021

Gram and Bria

Bryan Lorence

January 11, 2021

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Biography

Dolores M. Love age 85 of Jefferson, passed away Sunday, January 10, 2021 in the Washington Hospital.
She was born December 20, 1935 in Crossroads, WV, a daughter of the late Harry H. Mason and Edna Wilson Mason.
She graduated from Fairview High School and attended Alderson Broaddus University.
Dolores retired from the nursing department of the Greene County Memorial Hospital. She volunteered as a foster grandmother in the foster grandparents program at Dry Tavern Head Start. Many knew her as “Gram Love”.
She was a Baptist by faith and had resided in the Jefferson area since 1966. Dolores had volunteered for several local charities including Hospice, the American Red Cross, and the American Cancer Society.
Dolores loved sewing. She made dresses for children in Africa and lap blankets for nursing home patients.
Surviving are two sons, Harry Love and Stephen Love; two daughters, Maribeth Love DeFrancesco (Jimmy) of Valencia, and Becky Rice (Bobby) of Jefferson; five grandchildren, Tommy Lorence (Christina) of Washington, Bryan Lorence of Belle Vernon, Edward Love, Nicole Love, and Catlin Love; two great-grandchildren, Brycen Lorence and Bria Lorence; and one brother David Mason of Painesville, OH.
She was predeceased by two brothers, Harry and Thomas Mason; and a sister, Doris Grebouski.