OLEXA, Dorothy J., 84 of Neffs, OH, died Sunday, September 30, 2012 at Ohio Valley Medical Center, Wheeling, WV.
She was born March 31, 1928 in Neffs, a daughter of the late Leo and Mary Perunko Bakosh.
She was a homemaker and a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, St. Francis Society and a charter member of the Neffs American Legion Auxiliary.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Robert J. Olexa in 2005, a brother Joseph Bakosh, and a sister, Mary Ann Pakish.
Surviving are two sons; Robert "Coop" (Debbie) Olexa of Florida and David "Coop" Olexa of Neffs, two daughters; Mary Ann (Bruce) Rosa of Gahanna, OH and Lana (Roger) Barack of St. Clairsville, OH, two sisters, Viola Janc of Neffs and Rosalie Zavatsky of Aetnaville, OH, five grandchildren; Cody Barack, Cory Barack, Scott Rosa, Bobbi Jo Kinnemond and Missy Duffy, 12 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received Wednesday 2-8 p.m. at Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Home & Crematory 441 37th Street Bellaire, OH, where a vigil service will be held at 6:15 p.m.
Funeral Liturgy with Mass will be celebrated Thursday 2 p.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church with Fr. Daniel Heusel as celebrant.
Entombment in Guardian Angel Mausoleum at Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Bellaire.
Memorial contributions may be made to Sacred Heart Catholic Church.
Share your thoughts and memories of Dorothy with her family at www.altmeyer.com.