Service measured not by GOLD,
                           but by the GOLDEN RULE

Service measured not by GOLD,
          but by the GOLDEN RULE


Dorothy “Bobchi” M. Anderson, 83, of Wooster died on Tuesday March 5, 2024 at Ohio’s Hospice LifeCare.

She was born June 27, 1940 in Sharon, PA to Franklin Leroy and Helen V. Smith Knappenberger.  On January 30, 1960, she married Robert L. Anderson.  He preceded her in death in 2004.

Dorothy was a member of Zion Lutheran Church, Order of Eastern Star, Order of the White Shrine of Jerusalem, and the Tree City Quilters.  She had been a seamstress all of her life as well as a business owner and Key Punch Operator.  Dorothy enjoyed sewing, knitting, quilting, crocheting, embroidery, playing cards and spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

She is survived by her daughters Dawn Gerrish of Greenville, PA and Denise (David) Saari of Wooster; grandchildren Elizabeth and Emily Fiscus of Union City, PA, Justin Krepp of Transfer, PA, Samantha Krepp, Carly Gerrish and Alexander Gerrish all of Greenville, PA, Andrew and Aaron Saari both of Wooster; great grandchildren Jadon Krepp, Lilly Spruiell and Xander Alfrod; sisters Ginny Buynak and Georgietta (David) Titus both of Sharpsville, PA.

Along with her husband, Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents, daughter Robin (David “Doc”) Fiscus and sister Donna Sheldon.

McIntire, Bradham & Sleek Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St. Wooster is assisting the family.

Private interment will be held with interment in Transfer Cemetery in Transfer PA.

A Celebration of Life service will be held on Wednesday, March 13, 2024 at 12:00 PM at the Sharpsville First Baptist Church, 185 Union Ave., Sharpsville, PA with a fellowship dinner to follow.

A second Celebration of Life service will be held on Saturday, March 23, 2024 at 11:00 AM at Zion Lutheran Church, 301 N. Market St., Wooster with a fellowship meal to follow.

The family requests that in lieu of flowers, contributions may be directed to either the Sharpsville First Baptist Church or to Zion Lutheran Church.

Online condolences may be left for the family at


  1. My Heart is broken. Aunt Dottie was and will always be the epitome of a loving, caring and giving Sister, Wife, Mother, Grandmother, Aunt and more.
    She always gave herself and her love to those who were a part of her whole family and as much to those who were not, in other words she was there for Everyone! The loss of her is immense. I miss you so much already! Rest in peace Dear, Sweet, Aunt Dottie!

  2. My condolences she was a great person I know she will be deeply missed by her family and anyone that knew her my prayers to the family

  3. If I think of my childhood….any part of my childhood…Aunt Dottie comes first. She was always there. My family moved from CA when I was young and the family I knew as my own was this one. Bonfires, sleepovers, horses, knitting Barbie clothes ….so many memories! Dawn, Denise….my whole heart is with you today! ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️

  4. So sorry to hear this. Prayers and hugs to you all.

  5. Denise,

    Matt and I were sorry to learn of the passing of your mother. I remember her coming to some cross country meets to support Aaron and Andrew and I enjoyed meeting and talking to her. We wish you, Dave, and the boys peace over the coming days and months ahead.


    Sondra Woods

  6. So sorry to hear of Dot passing. She will be missed.

  7. My deepest condolences to everyone, she truly will be missed by her family. She was a very talented woman. Sorry I will miss the service as I am in South Carolina.

  8. I will always fondly remember Dot as a true friend. We used to Quilt shop go about once a month with our other friend Shirley. That was so much fun.

    I always admired her connection and dedication to her family. She was involved in all of their lives and did so much for them.

    Rest in Peace my dear friend. I will miss you.

  9. Sorry to hear of Dot’s passing. As a classmate I remember her always smiling and always friendly. My sympathies to her living family


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