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Dorothy Gullatta

December 23, 1942 — December 21, 2022

Dorothy M. Gullatta, age 79 of Circleville, passed away on December 21, 2022, with her family at her side.  She was born in Cleveland on December 23, 1942, the daughter of the late Florence (Francl) and John Petrasek. Dorothy retired from AAA with over 25 years of service and was also co-owner of Mr. Meatball in Columbus with her husband.  She enjoyed her time with family, as well as cooking, baking, playing cards and board games, and spending time with her dog, Toby.

She is survived by her husband of 58 years, Phil; son, Donald (Wendy) Gullatta of Heath; daughter, Lori (Mark) Hamann of Circleville; grandchildren, Josh (Haylee), Zach (Ali) and Kim Frostic; great grandchildren, Bella, Amelia, Asher, and Will; nephews, Mario Jr. (Sharon), and Marco Frate; niece, Maria (Scott) Francek; brothers-in-law, Tony (Marjorie), Marty (Sandra), and Tim (Rose) Gullatta; and sister-in-law, Michelle Gullatta.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sister and best friend, Lorene Frate, nephew, Mathew Frate; brothers-in-law, Mario Frate, and Sam Gullatta.

Funeral service will be 12:00 P.M., Wednesday, December 28th at the Schoedinger Worthington Chapel, 6699 N. High Street, Worthington, OH 43085 with Chaplain Jim Ferrell officiating. Burial to follow at Resurrection Cemetery, Lewis Center. The family will receive family and friends two hours prior to service from 10:00 A.M. until Noon at the funeral home.

The family would like to extend their heartfelt thanks to the Hospice Team that assisted with the care during the final month of Dorothy’s life. Additionally, the family request memorial contributions to the Circleville Area Humane Society, 185 Island Rd., Circleville, OH 43113 in Dorothy’s memory.

Arrangements by the Taylor-Theller Funeral Home in Amanda. Condolences may be shared at

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Wednesday, December 28, 2022

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