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Caroline Louise (Boyenton) Doliber

January 9, 1932 ~ June 20, 2019 (age 87)

CANFIELD - Caroline Louise (Boyenton) Doliber, 87, entered into her next life with the Lord on June 20, 2019, at Assumption Village in North Lima. 

Caroline was born to William Henry and Eleanor (Meeks) Boyenton on Jan. 9, 1932, in Paterson, N.J. 

Caroline was a wonderful, beloved, and supportive wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, friend, and a true lady. 

She grew up in Bound Brook, N.J., and graduated from high school there in 1949. Caroline graduated from Douglas College (formerly NJC) in New Brunswick, N.J., in 1953 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Botany and Zoology. 

In October of 1953, she married William F. Doliber Jr. of Marblehead, Mass. in Rutger’s Kirkpatrick Chapel. Her 65-plus years with her husband took her to Cleveland, France, Atlanta, Hudson, Virginia, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Cedar Rapids and finally to Boardman, in 1997. 

Caroline owned and operated an antiques store and was the office manager for an orthodontist. 

She spent much of her time volunteering as a librarian in Iowa and at Fellows Riverside Gardens in Youngstown. 

Caroline was an avid gardener and a certified Master Gardener. She enjoyed sailing and loved nature. 

Caroline is survived by her husband, William F. Doliber Jr.; sons William E. (Kathryn Z.) Doliber of Chesterfield, Va., Richard A. (Teri W.) of Freedom, Pa., and James E. (Elizabeth S.) of Danville, Calif.; brother William H. (Jean) Boyenton of Birmingham, Ala.; brothers-in-law Donald A. (Linda) Doliber of Marblehead, Mass., and David A. Doliber of Bristow, Va.; sister-in-law Karen Y. Doliber of Massachusetts, Maine, and Florida; grandchildren Joseph F. (Jennifer) McGrath of Middleburg Hights, Shane P. (Alyssa) McGrath of Rogers, Ariz.,  Brian C. Doliber of North Carolina, Parker J. Doliber of Dallas, 1st Lt. Hunter N. Doliber - USMC, and McKenna E. Doliber of Danville, Calif.; great-grandchildren Grayson P. and Hailey C. McGrath; and three nieces; and one nephew. 

She was preceded in death by her parents; daughter and best friend, Nancy Doliber McGrath; grandsons James McGrath and Adam Doliber; aunt Elizabeth Boyenton Kramer; and brother-in-law John H. Doliber. 

The family would like to send their sincere appreciation to the Assumption Village staff, Dr. Hayek and associates and the Hospice of the Valley visiting staff for their warm and professional care. 

Remembrances may be made to the Alzheimer’s Network, 4214 Market St., Youngstown, OH 44512 or to Hospice of the Valley, 5190 Market St., Boardman, OH 44512. 

Private family services were held at the Higgins-Reardon Funeral Homes, Boardman-Canfield Chapel. 

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