Dorothy A. Voytko, age 91 of Troy Township, Ohio passed away Friday, February 7, 2014 at her residence. She was born on June 3, 1922 in Cleveland, daughter of Stefan and Mary (Murin) Lachvayder. She received her Bachelor's Degree in Education at Notre Dame College. Dorothy taught Home Economics in Cardington, Ohio prior to her marriage with John C. Voytko on October 15, 1955. They lived in Troy Township since 1955 and they were members of St. Edward Catholic Church in Parkman. She was a sixth and eighth grade teacher from 1968 - 1977 at St. Joe's in Mantua. Her hobbies included cooking and baking.
She will be missed dearly by her friends and family; her children, Dorothy (Keith) Stanley of Warrenville, IL, Jeanne (James) Rydzak of Old Bridge, NJ, John S. (Annie) Voytko of Charleston, SC, Mary (Peter Miller) Voytko of Seattle, WA, William Voytko of Troy Township, and Charles Voytko of Hiram; 9 grandchildren; and two great grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her parents; her beloved husband John who died in 1997; daughter Ann Marie Voytko; and her sister Helen Lachvayder.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10:30 A.M. Saturday, February 15, 2014 at St. Edward Catholic Church, 16150 Center St., Parkman, OH. Please meet at the church. Visitation will be Friday, 3:00-7:00 P.M. at Russell Funeral Service, 15670 West High St. (Rt. 87), Middlefield. Burial will be at Troy Cemetery. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to American Macular Degeneration Foundation, P. O. Box 515, Northampton, MA 01061-0515. Online condolences www.russellfuneralservicesusa.com
(Russell Funeral Service 440-632-1925, RC 2-11-14)