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Painesville Location

1000 Mentor Avenue Painesville, Ohio 44077

Willoughby Location

38001 Euclid Avenue Willoughby, Ohio 44094

Mentor Location

6330 Center Street Mentor, Ohio 44060

Dorothy J. Cambeiro (nee Collard)

03/19/1936 — 02/26/2023

Dorothy J. Cambeiro laying in bed, well-rested, and smiling into the camera

Dorothy J. Cambeiro (nee Collard), age 86 of Mentor, passed away February 26th, 2023 at Enclave of Newell Creek in Mentor surrounded by her family. She was born March 19th, 1936 in Kyrock, Kentucky to the late Wavy Lee and Edna Mae Collard.

Dorothy formerly worked at Heartland of Mentor and then McDonald’s.

Dorothy enjoyed selling Avon. She helped others and never expected anything in return. She most loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. She will be missed by all who knew her.

Dorothy was the loving wife for 68 years to Raymond A. Cambeiro; dearest mother of Ramona (Tony-deceased) Gazella and the late Robert Cambeiro; devoted grandmother of Melissa (James) Chernis, Matthew Gazella and Amanda Cambeiro; great grandmother of Meghan Chernis; sister of Debra Ralph, Kelley Shelly-Anderson and the late Larry Lee Collard; cousin and aunt of many.

Private entombment was held at Western Reserve Memorial Gardens in Chesterland.

Arrangements were entrusted to Jeff Monreal Funeral Home, 1000 Mentor Ave., Painesville.

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3 Replies to “Dorothy J. Cambeiro (nee Collard)”

  1. Diane Zahorchak April 17, 2023 at 6:23 pm

    So sorry to hear about Aunt Dot. We loved her very much. So much loss for you and your family. We will keep you in our prayers and remember all the great times with all of you.


  2. cassidy wilkerson April 17, 2023 at 6:24 pm

    Dorothy was such an amazing and heartwarming individual. i am extremely lucky to have had the chance to know her & to care for her. She will truly be missed.


  3. Linda Luczko Hodolic April 17, 2023 at 6:24 pm

    So sorry to learn of Aunt Dot’s passing. I always remember how much she meant to me as I grew up. Such an amazing and beautiful woman. Rest in peace.


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