Dorothy Katherine Nolan, 91, passed away on Monday, January 16, 2023 in Upper Arlington, Ohio. She was born on November 22, 1931 in Omaha, Nebraska.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Dr. Robert B. Nolan, her parents, Mary and Joseph Ziskovsky, and her siblings, Genevieve, Albert and Joseph Ziskovsky.
Dorothy is survived by her children: Mary (Martin) Feeney, R. Patrice Bergmann, Ann Nolan, Susan (Eric) Heeke, Nancy (Mitchell) Wilson, Robert J. Nolan, D. Kathryn (James) Rosmarin. Grandchildren: Nolan and Bridget Feeney, Michelle, Katherine, and Alexandra Bergmann, Kaitlyn Herman, Lauren Threet, Paige Heeke, Grace and Jackson Wilson, Jane Harrison, Kelly and Lucy Rosmarin. Great-grandchildren: Brendan and Caleb Herman and Mary Harrison.
Dorothy attended the Creighton School of Nursing and became a registered nurse. She earned her Bachelor of Science in nursing education at the University of Minnesota. She was a psychiatric nurse instructor at the Rochester State Hospital in Minnesota for 2 years. Dorothy became a full time mother after having two children. When the children were older, she returned to nursing in the Carmel Care Center in Carmel, IN. In Columbus, OH, Dorothy was a medical- surgical nurse at Mercy Hospital for two years, and then worked at Rosegate Care Center for one year.
Dorothy was a Girl Scout Leader, a member of The Ohio State Mother's Club for raising money for scholarships, attended Bible studies and was an Extraordinary Eucharistic Minister for St. Andrew Catholic Church. Dorothy's hobbies were gardening, bird watching, needlepoint, working puzzles, playing Chinese checkers, pinochle, and scrabble. She enjoyed trips to the zoo and traveling to France and Italy. Dorothy especially loved spending time with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Calling Hours are Sunday, January 22 from 2:00-4:00 P.M. at Egan Ryan Northwest Chapel, 4661 Kenny Road. The Funeral Mass is on Monday, January 23 at 12:00 P.M. at St. Andrew Catholic Church, 1899 McCoy Road. Burial to follow at Resurrection Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Andrew Catholic Church.