Dorothy Dravenstott

Dorothy Marceline Dravenstott

May 17, 1947 - December 21, 2016 


Dorothy Marceline Dravenstott, 69, of West Salem, died peacefully at her home early Wednesday morning, Dec. 21, 2016 surrounded by her family after a brief illness.
Dorothy was born May 17, 1947 in Wadsworth to the late Merle and Marceline (Dunn) Gray and was a 1965 graduate of Norwayne High School where she was a member of the National Honor Society and active in school activities.  On Oct. 22, 1966 she married Harold Dravenstott who survives and she retired from Akron Brass in 2002 having worked in accounting and sales. She also managed her several rental properties which she enjoyed.  Dorothy attended Aukerman Church of God and was always generous with her time in serving other people and had been a Girl Scout Troop Leader for a number of years.  Dorothy enjoyed traveling with family and friends, reading and playing scrabble with her mother, children and grandchildren.  She is also remembered as a friendly out going person who generally treated everyone she met with the respect of a friend.  She is remembered for taking in any stray animal and will be greatly missed.
Surviving are her husband, Harold; daughter Charity (Scott) Rauschenberg of Findlay; son, Harold (Dana) Dravenstott, Jr. of Medina; grandchildren, Erin and Megan Rauschenberg and Alan and Samantha Dravenstott; brothers and sisters, Robert (Lucy) Gray of Burbank, William (Sharon) Gray of Philippi, WV, Kenneth (Nora) Gray of Norwich, Barbara (Greg) Corp of Creston and Deborah Davis of Sterling and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
A memorial service for the family will be held Friday, Dec. 23rd at 3:00 p.m. at Murray Funeral Home in Creston with Rev. Kenneth Thomas officiating.  There will be no calling hours.  Tributes may be shared at  Memorial contributions may be made to LifeCare Hospice, 1900 Akron Rd., Wooster, OH 44691. 
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Name: Sandy Lewis
So very sorry to hear of Dorothy's passing.  She was a great friend and neighbor for the years we lived in Burbank.  A great mom to the many teenagers she invited in to their home.  I know she will be sorely missed.  But the many wonderful memories will live on.
Sandy and George Lewis
Delaware, Ohio
Name: Jeanne Keltz
Harold,Charity,Harold Jr.,
Prayers to you and your family in this time of sorrow. She will be missed.
Name: Don and Linda Baney
 Sorry for your loss Harold and family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.   Don and Linda Baney

Name: Deb&Terry Gasser

 Harold, Charity, Harold Jr.   Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this time of your loss. Glad to see you two at Thelma's funeral.          Deb & Terry Gasser
Name: Bobbi Morman

 I am sorry for your loss. The family is in my thoughts and prayers.

Name: Rebecca Palavos

Dearest Harold and Family,

Greg and I are so deeply sorry for you the loss of your beloved mother.  Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies to you and your family. 

All our love and our deepest condolences.  Becky and Greg

  Name: The Beerys

To Dorothy's Family and Friends, Our deepest sympathies go out to you. May God, and the many good memories, sustain you; now and also in the future.. Our thoughts and prayers are for you and your families. Sincere condolences from Art Beerys, Smithville, Ohio







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