Dennis A. Crotty, age 71 lifelong resident of Nelson Township died Saturday, February 23, 2013 at his residence. He was born on April 10, 1941 in Bedford, Ohio, to Richard and Betty (Heberline) Crotty.
He served in the U.S. Army in the early 60's. Dennis married Adrienne Jeffers March 10, 1965 in Solon. They were married 47 loving years. He worked for Chrysler for 38 years as a tow motor operator. His hobbies included hunting; fishing, panning for gold, and fine art oil painting.
He will be missed dearly by his friends and family; his wife Adrienne Crotty; his daughter, Elaine (Chuck) Houser of Leavittsburg; 2 grandsons, Michael Lee and Christian Houser; and 2 sisters, Sandi (Steve) Grubich of Chagrin Falls and Barbara (Denis) O'Toole of FL. He is preceded in death by his parents, Richard Crotty and Betty Davis.
Friends and family will Celebrate his life 1:00-4:00 PM Saturday, March 9, 2013 at the Nelson Community Center, 11639 Windham Parkman Rd., Nelson Twp. . In lieu of flowers, contributions suggested to Animal Welfare League of Trumbull Co., 545 Brunstetter Rd. SW, Warren, OH 44481-9600. Russell Funeral Service in Middlefield assisted family with arrangements. Online condolences to www.russellfuneralservicesusa.com
(Russell Funeral Service, 440-632-0241, RC 3-3-13)
I am in AZ, Please know I would be there if I could. I loved Dennis like a brother, he was one of the best true friends I ever had. He sure could make you luagh. He was one of the smartest people I knew could talk to you about anything.
Jim & Gayle Templeton