On August 31, 2017, Dorothy W. Zahner passed away peacefully. She was born on November 22, 1917, in Newark, New Jersey, to Charles and Emma Walton. Mrs. Zahner graduated from Weequahic High School in Newark where she was an outstanding student and a member of the Weequahic Honor Society. Mrs. Zahner was a woman ahead of her time in her career as she served as Branch Manager and Assistant Vice-President at Carteret Savings and Loan Association in South Orange, New Jersey. Mrs. Zahner and her husband William traveled extensively throughout the US and Canada before his death in 1979. During her lifetime, she lived in Newark, West Orange, Madison, Chester, and recently Crestwood Manor in Whiting, New Jersey. Many thanks for all the care and compassion that Mrs. Zahner has received at Crestwood Manor. Mrs. Zahner is survived by her loving friends, including MU and Marilyn Ayres. Her brother, Herbert, preceded her in death.
A Celebration of Mrs. Zahner's Life will include a service at 11am on Friday, September 8, 2017 at the William J. Leber Funeral Home, 15 Furnace Road (Corner of Rt. 206), Chester, NJ (908) 879-3090. Mrs. Zahner's final interment will be held at Our Lady of the Mountain Cemetery in Long Valley, NJ.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Employee Appreciation Fund at Crestwood Manor, 50 Lacey Road, Whiting, NJ 08759.