Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News
April 11, 2014 10:40 am EDT


UTICA — A funeral service for Dorothy A. Troyer, 85, of Utica, will be held Monday, at 1 p.m., at Law-Baker Funeral Home, 34 North Main St., Utica, Ohio, with Alan Pratt officiating. Burial will follow in South Lawn Cemetery.

Dorothy passed April 9, 2014, at her residence surrounded by her family. She was born March 5, 1929, in Utica, to the late John D. and Ruth F. (Tewell) Brown.

She was a member of Utica United Methodist Church, 1947 graduate of Utica High School, loved playing bingo and euchre, enjoyed watching the OSU Buckeyes, and sitting on her front porch on a sunny day. She was a volunteer for the Utica Blood Mobile and retired from the Utica Hometown Market.

She is survived by sons and daughter-in-law, James and Barbara Troyer of Neenah, Wis., Steve Troyer and Jill Dowell of Granville, and Jeff Troyer of Utica; daughters and sons-in-law, Sally Johnson of Mount Vernon, Charlotte and Vince Becker of Newark, and Kim and Gregg Beaver of Mount Vernon; sisters and brother-in-law, Kathryn Wonderling, Ruth and Don McClelland; sister-in-law, Elizabeth Troyer; grandchildren, JoSharon Johnson, Lori Claudio,Tracy Nieto, Susie Weber, Dawn DeVault, David Woodruff, Tom Woodruff Jr., Jennifer Donegan, Layla Heskett, Josias Troyer, India Troyer, Luke Troyer, Jeremy Ryan, Travis Kent, James Shipman, Ashley Shipman, Michael Beaver and Raymond Beaver; 33 great-grandchildren; eight great-great-grandchildren; and good friends, Gini Howe and Virginia Ankrom.

Dorothy was preceded in death by husband, David J.Troyer, who passed Feb. 9, 1999; son, Gregory Troyer; great-grandson, Mark Turner; brothers, Robert Brown and Joe Brown; sisters, Sara Edwards and Martha Jones; and son-in-law, Ralph Johnson.

Friends may call Sunday, from 2-5 p.m., at the funeral home.

Contributions may be made to Hospice of Knox County, 17700 Coshocton Road, Mount Vernon, OH 43050; or the Utica EMS, P.O. Box 147, Utica, OH 43080.

Law-Baker Funeral Home, 34 N. Main St., Utica, is assisting the family with arrangements.

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