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Dorothy Ruth (Gross) Lachman

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Dorothy Ruth (Gross) Lachman Obituary
Dorothy Ruth Lachman
LORAIN – Dorothy Ruth Lachman (nee: Gross), 87 years of age, and a resident of Lorain, passed away Tuesday, June 3, 2014 at Mercy Regional Medical Center in Lorain following a lengthy illness.
A lifetime resident of Lorain, Dorothy was born on April 2, 1927. She was a graduate of Lorain High School in the class of 1945.
Her primary focus in life was that of being a mom and homemaker. She was a member of St. John United Church of Christ in Lorain. Her hobbies included knitting, crocheting and traveling. Dorothy was very active and loved to volunteer wherever needed at her church. She enjoyed cooking and spent much of her time in the kitchen.
Survivors include her husband of sixty two years Albert Richard Lachman; her son and his wife Jon and Lisa Lachman of Arapahoe, North Carolina; her daughter Lynda Lachman of Amherst; grandchildren Katie and Jeremy Lachman; her sister Elizabeth Ralph of Lorain.
She was preceded in death by her brothers Bill Gross and Alfred Gross, and sisters Rose Gross and Helen Phillips; her parents Peter and Susie Gross (nee: Kellner).
Friends may call Friday June 6, 2014, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Hempel Funeral Home; 373 Cleveland Ave., Amherst. Funeral services will be held on Saturday at 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Ridge Hill Memorial Park, Amherst Township.
The family suggests that memorial contributions be made to St. John United Church of Christ; 715 Reid Avenue, Lorain, OH 44053, Salvation Army; 2506 Broadway, Lorain, OH 44053 or to the Lorain County Free Clinic; 3323 Pearl Avenue, Lorain, OH 44055.
Additional information and online register book are available at www.hempelfuneralhome.com.
Published in The Morning Journal on June 4, 2014
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