Birthplace: Middlefield, OH
City of Residence: Middlefield, OH
Memorial Location: A private family service will be held.
Dorothy Frey, a lifelong resident of Middlefield, passed away Monday, Oct. 8, 2012, at her residence. She was 93.
Dorothy was born on May 30, 1919 in Middlefield, daughter of Charles and Sophia (nee Behrendt) Schwan. After graduating from Middlefield High School in 1937, she worked in the accounting department at Geauga Industries (Carlisle Corp) for 47 years, retiring in 1984.
She was a member of the 30-year club at Geauga Industries and the East Claridon Riding Club for many years.
Her hobbies included reading, traveling, cooking, baking and making candy. She loved being with her family.
Dorothy will be missed dearly by her friends and family, including her nieces, Doris (Ralph) Schwendeman and Donna Dulka, both of Middlefield; nephew, Victor (Joyce) Baker of Thornhill, Tenn.; 10 great-nieces and nephews; 17 great-great-nieces and nephews; 20 great-great-great-nieces and nephews; and her wonderful caregivers, Rick, Theresa, Chris, Troy and Joyce.
She was preceded in death by her parents; sisters, Myrtle Baker, Ethel Young and Gladys Welch; nephew Donald Young Jr.; and great-niece Terry Ann Parnaby.
A Gathering of Friends and Family will be held 5-8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 12, 2012, at Russell Funeral Service, 15670 West High St., Middlefield.
A private family service will be held.
Burial will be at Middlefield Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Hospice of Care Corp, 831 South St., Chardon, OH 44024.
Online condolences at www.russellfuneralservicesusa.com.