Dorothy Joyce (Yokel) Passalinqua, 76, passed away February 17, 2019, after a courageous fight with pancreatic cancer. Born on February 14, 1942, in Beaver Falls. Dorothy lived in Tallmadge, Ohio since 1968. She retired in 2004 from Kent State University with 20 years of service. Dorothy enjoyed cooking, baking, wine tasting, dogs, reading and the British TV shows. She loved spending time with her grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her brother, John Yokel. Dorothy is survived by her husband, John; daughter, Johnna Passalinqua of Stow; son, Michael (Meghan) Passalinqua of Pittsburgh; grandchildren, Samuel (Marion) Jacob, Asher, Rachel and Noah; brother, Harry Yokel of Texas; sister-in-law, Edith Yokel of Cortland and a niece, Chris (Jim) Okrucky of Warren. The family will receive friends for a celebration of Dorothy’s life on Saturday, March 2, 2019, from 2 to 4 p.m. in the Ballroom West at the Sheraton Suites, 1989 Front St, Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44221. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 525 N. Broad St., Canfield, OH 44406. Donovan Funeral Home, Tallmadge, Ohio was in charge of arrangements.