Dorothy “Ilene” Caton (February 22, 1924 – June 1, 2011)

Dorothy “Ilene” Caton, of Nashport, passed away Wednesday, June 1, 2011, at Good Samaritan Medical Center in Zanesville. Ilene was born February 22 in Perry County to the late John and Helen Chilcote Shaw.
Ilene obtained a Bachelors’ Degree in education from Ohio University and taught school at Starlight and Golden Rule in Cambridge. She attended Central Trinity United Methodist Church, was a wonderful wife to her husband, George E. Caton, Jr., who passed away in 1964, loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She was much loved and will be greatly missed by all of her family and friends.
Ilene is survived by her son Christopher and his wife Linda Caton of Pittsburgh; daughter Kimberly Caton of Nashport, three grandchildren: Kelly, Andrew, Kayla and one great-grandchild, Madison, all of Nashport, and one sister Mary Ellen Danison of Somerset.
Ilene was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and brother-in-law, Kenny Danison.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Muskingum County Animal Shelter, 1430 Newark Rd., Zanesville, Oh. 43701 or Genesis Hospice & Palliative Care, 713 Forest Ave., Zanesville, Oh 43701.
Calling hours will be Friday, June 3, 2011 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at THE SNOUFFER FUNERAL HOME, 1150 W. MILITARY RD., ZANESVILLE. Funeral Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, June 4 in The Snouffer Chapel with Pastor Tim Patton officiating. Burial will follow in Zanesville Memorial Park Cemetery.
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