Dorothy “Dosie” Liberati

April 8, 1939 - November 9, 2022

04/08/1939 - 11/09/2022

Dorothy R. “Dosie” Liberati, 83, of Bellaire, OH passed away on November 9th, 2022, surrounded by her family.
She was born on April 8, 1939 to the late George and Dorothy Saunders. She was Catholic by faith and a member of the Sons of Italy.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Anello “Ike” Liberati; her daughter, Tia Lynne Liberati; and a brother, Richard Saunders.

Dosie is survived by her children, Anello “Smoke” (Joyce) Liberati of Bellaire, OH, Gio (Yvette) Liberati of Mocksville, NC; a sister, Carol Saunders of Columbus, OH; a brother, Robert Saunders of Ohio; her grandchildren, that affectionately knew her as “Mimi”, Steve (Alicia), Nicholas, Taylor, Brock & Alex Liberati; great granddaughters, Lex, Alivia, Olivia; several nieces and nephews; and her dear friends John and Diane Gianangeli.

According to her wishes, arrangements by Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Home will be private.

Memorial contributions in Dosie’s name may be made to the Sons of Italy Scholarship Fund at

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Sheri (McCulley) Miller
1 year ago

Gio, Smoker and family— so sorry for your deep loss.

1 year ago

So sorry to see the news. Sending much love and many healing blessings. May there be peace for the family and close friends at this time.

1 year ago

My deepest condolences

Celeste McNabb Landenberger
1 year ago

Sorry for your loss. Thoughts and Prayers to the family

Susan Liberati
1 year ago

I always liked visiting Aunt Dosie. I wish we lived closer so I could have seen her more often. I’m glad we got to see her in 2018.

Michael A. Clark
1 year ago

Smoker, Gio & family, so very sorry to hear the loss of your mom. What a gem of a person. She was like a second mom to all of us growing up. God has gotten a true Angel. 🙏🏻

Esther Kalinowski
1 year ago

I am so sorry to hear of Dosie’s passing. I worked with her many years ago at the Hab center. She always had a smile and fantastic laugh. Prayers for family.

Sharon Kovalyk Fisher
1 year ago

I am so sorry for your loss. I have so many great memories of Dosie.

Dianna Ciancone
1 year ago

I’m so sorry to hear this ,loved Dosie, always enjoyed talking to her. My Stepfather, Bill Benda, was a childhood friend. We are so sad for your loss.

Robert Ney
1 year ago

Smoker and Family,
So sorry for your loss. Your Mother was a great person and will be missed by many.
May her memory be for a blessing.