Dorothy J. Meade, 83, of Sandusky and formerly of Castalia, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday afternoon, March 9, 2014, in her residence following a lengthy illness.
She was born Oct. 30, 1930, in Sandusky, and was a 1950 graduate of Sandusky High School. Dorothy had worked for Periodical Publishers and Arthur Corporation. She married her husband, Nelson "Gwen" Meade on Aug. 9, 1951, by Pastor William Fusco. She was a life long member of Calvary Baptist Church, Sandusky and a former member of the Morning Glory Bowling League.
She is survived by her husband of 62 1/2 years, Nelson "Gwen" Meade; five children, Ruth (Thomas) Haley of Sandusky, David (Laura) Meade of New Franklin, Ohio, Kenneth (Sharon) Meade of Stratford, Conn., Susan E. Meade of Sandusky, and Timothy (Tammy Hephner) Meade of Sandusky; nine grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; one sister, Rhoda (Ernest) Friend of Castalia; nieces, nephews and other relatives.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Wilbur and Edith (Holmes) Robison; two infant sons, Robert "Bobby" and Mark Meade; two sisters, Betty J. Robison and Vivian Butler.
Friends may call 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, March 12, at Pfeil Funeral Home, Sandusky Chapel, 617 Columbus Ave., Sandusky, and from 9:30 a.m. Thursday, March 13, until services at 10:30 a.m., at Calvary Baptist Church, 1810 E. Perkins Ave., Sandusky. The Rev. David L. Hixson will officiate. Burial will be in Castalia Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Calvary Baptist Church.
Condolences may be shared with the family at pfeilfuneralhome.com.