Dorothy F. Otchis, 86 years of age, passed away Monday, November 19, 2012 at her residence. Born on April 4, 1926 in Crucible, Pennsylvania, she was the daughter of the late Stephen and Anna (Kmetz) Havanas.
A resident of Mantua the past 6 years, she formerly lived in California for many years. Dorothy and her late husband Morrie owned and operated their retail jewelry business in California. She enjoyed working crossword puzzles, playing scrabble and was a gifted piano player and loved folk dancing.
On November 20, 1983, she married Morrie Otchis who preceded her in death in 2006. Also preceding her was her sister, Patricia E. Sargiovanni in 2000, 2 brothers and 4 sisters. Dorothy is survived by her nephews, James (Teresa) Sargiovanni, Jr., Dino (Christina) Sargiovanni, nieces, Dorinda (Thomas) Sterpka and Gina (Joseph) Fischione all of Mantua, her brother, Frank Havanas of Morgantown, West Virginia and many other loving great nieces, great-nephews and loving family members. No calling hours. Dorothy is being laid to rest at Westlawn Cemetery in Mantua Township with her loving husband, Morrie at a private funeral service. Arrangements are by the Green Family Funeral Home & Crematory Service in Mantua.
(Green Family Funeral Home & Crematory Service, 330-274-3145, RC 11-23-12)SClB