A funeral service, celebrating the life of Dorothy Laughlin, 83, of Pataskala was held November 13 , 2012 in the Columbia Center Church, Pataskala, with Pastor Mike McCoy officiating. Burial followed in Pataskala Cemetery.
Dorothy passed away on November 8, 2012, at Cleveland Clinic. She was born in Obetz, on August 6, 1929, to the late Alfred and Hazel Marie (Clingman) Bower. Dorothy was employed with AVI at Western Electric on East Broad Street in Columbus for 29 years. She was a lifetime member of Columbia Center Church and enjoyed Bible studies, growing flowers, playing wii bowling and travelling.
She is survived by her loving family: daughters, Joyce (Robert) Durham and Nancy Long; one granddaughter, Lisa R. Fries; step grandchildren, Jennifer Long, Chuck Long, Robert Durham, Jr., Ronald Durham and Leanna Bowers; sister, Francis (Ed) Weekly; sister-in-law, Eleanor Morey; brother-in-law, Frank (Doris) Laughlin; numerous step great grandchildren; step great great grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Vernon “Cy” Laughlin; brothers, Warren, John, and William Bower; sisters, Joyce Harrison and Glenna Howes; and son-in-law, Bob Long.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association. An on-line guest register and video tribute to Dorothy are available at www.hoskinsonfuneral.com
Hoskinson Funeral and Cremation Service, Kirkersville, is honored to care for the Laughlin Family