Doris Tolento Obituary – Lorain, OH (1930-2015)

LORAIN-Doris E. Tolento (nee Graham), age 84 of Lorain, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, June 10, 2015 at St. John Medical Center, Westlake after a sudden illness.

She was born on November 9, 1930 in Lorain. Doris was a lifelong resident of Lorain. She was a housewife and mother. Doris enjoyed singing hymns and knitting. She was an excellent baker.

She will be deeply missed by her sons Arthur Tolento, Ricky (Molly) Tolento, Gabriel Tolento, James (Rosa) Tolento and Lewis (Dora) Tolento of Lorain, Johnny Tolento of Texas and Raymond Tolento of Cleveland; daughters Virginia (Chip) Montville of Hughesville, Pennsylvania, Rosie Atkinson and Helen Tolento both of Lorain, Lucia (Gerald) Childress of Mansfield and Maria (Reggie) Newson of Elyria and many, many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Doris was preceded in death by her parents Glenn and Ruth (nee Dumas) Graham; Lee Graham, her twin brother Joe Graham; and sisters Ethel Graham and Rose Williams.

Her family will receive friends from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Friday at Crossroads Christian Center, 43824 State Route 511, Oberlin. Pastor Santos Davila will speak. Burial will follow in Ridge Hill Memorial Park Cemetery, Amherst Township.

Funeral arrangements are by Richard J. Reidy Funeral Home, 1783 East 31st Street, South Lorain (440) 277-8164. See for more information and to sign the online registry book.

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