M. Ann (Homer) Dattilio 75, of Salem, died at her home Tuesday, March 29, 2022.
She was born on June 23, 1946, in Greenville, Pa., the daughter of the late Reid Glenn and Florence Elizabeth (Mortimer) Homer.
Ann was a graduate of Greenville (Pa.) Senior High School in 1964, and a 1965 graduate of Hannah E. Mullins School of Practical Nursing in Salem. She was employed as an LPN at Salem Community Hospital (Salem Regional Medical Center) until she retired in 2012. She loved being a nurse and worked in the field for 47 years. Ann was very active in the Hannah E. Mullins School of Practical Nursing Alumni Association. She volunteered daily at the Salem Food Pantry. She never met a person she couldn’t talk to. Ann was a long-time member of Salem St. Paul’s Catholic Church.
Ann is survived by her children; Robert Lewis (Michele) Hopton Jr of Salem, Marc Edward (Jon Ehgotz) Hopton of Vermillion, Christopher Dominic (Jackie) Dattilio of Wilmington, NC, and Amy Elizabeth Catherine (Phil) Bellotta of Canfield, stepson Timothy Dattilio of Washington , four grandchildren; William Roberts, Angela Cortista, Kelsie Hopton, and Reid Dattilio, and one great-grandchild; Ayden Cortista, Sister-in-law Barbara Homer of Greenville, Pa., a host of nieces, nephews, and family friends who meant the world to her, and her beloved shitzu, Calvin.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death in 2001 by her husband, Herbert Dominic Dattilio, whom she married in 1982, brother Edward Lee Homer, stepson Steven Dattilio, and her beloved Basset Hound, Dixie.
Services will be held on Sunday, at 3 PM, Arbaugh-Pearce-Greenisen & Sons Funeral and Cremation Services, Salem, with Msgr. Peter Polando of St. Paul’s Catholic Church officiating. The burial will be in Mount Calvery Cemetery on Monday. The time of Visitation will be from 1 to 3 pm on Sunday at the funeral home.
The family has asked that donations be made to Salem Food Pantry or Hannah E. Mullins School of Practical Nursing Alumni Association Scholarship Fund.
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