AKRON-Dorothy Crowe, 87, of Akron and formerly of Salem, passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012, at Akron City Hospital.
Dorothy was born on April 10, 1925, the daughter of the late Alvin and Florence (Chandler) Fire.
Mrs. Crowe worked as a registered nurse at Salem Community Hospital and was a member of the First Baptist Church in Salem. She was also a member of the Salem Book Club and the Nightingales.
Survivors include her daughter, Marcia Crowe of Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio; and a sister Wilma Farmer of Tiffin, Ohio.
Besides her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, William Crowe on July 19, 1979; and her son, David.
A funeral service will be held at 1:30 p.m. today at Brown Funeral Home in Salem with the Rev. Mike Prebynski officiating.
Friends may call from 11 a.m to the time of service today at the funeral home. Burial will take place at Grandview Cemetery in Salem.
Memorial contributions may be made to the First Baptist Church, 1290 E. State St. Salem, OH 44460.
Arrangements are by Brown Funeral Home in Salem.
Friends may send condolences and sign the guest register online at www.brownfhonline.com. (330-337-6363).