Dorothy Pearl (nee Klein), 96, of Highland Heights, passed away July 14, 2021.

A lifelong resident of Cleveland, Dorothy was born July 24, 1924, and graduated from Glenville High School. Upon graduation, Dorothy worked for the U.S. Navy until her marriage in 1947. 

A former member of B’nai Jeshurun Congregation (Temple on the Heights), Dorothy was involved with ORT.  Judaism was a meaningful part of her life. She was a golf and bowling champion and enjoyed walking.

Her family and friends were of prime importance. She loved to travel and ventured to Nairobi, Kenya, to see her son, David, and his family numerous times by herself.

Dorothy was the beloved wife of the late Joseph “Joey” for 60 years. Loving mother of Denise “Denny” Kanuck (Stuart Feldsott) of Ellicott City, Md., Michelle “Shelly” (Gary) Lester of Scottsdale, Ariz., and the late David (Barrie) Pearl of Cleveland. Devoted grandmother of Joshua “Josh” Kanuck (Amanda Sheplee), Melissa (Joe) Pitcher, Adam (Erica) Lester, Randi Lester, Sarah Pearl and Adam Pearl. Great-grandmother of Easton, Cody, Grayson and Garrett. Dear sister of the late Ralph and Jonas Klein.

Funeral services were held July 18 at Mount Olive Cemetery.

Friends who wish may contribute to the Hospice of the Western Reserve.

Arrangements under the direction of Berkowitz-Kumin-Bookatz Memorial Chapel.