Dorothy A. Pauley
June 16, 1940 ‒ January 06, 2021
Mount Vernon, Ohio
Dorothy A. Pauley, 80, of Mount Vernon passed away on Wednesday, January 6, 2021 at Knox Community Hospital. She was born on June 16, 1940 in Martinsburg to the late Chambers and Wilma (Mills) Johns.
Dorothy retired from the Mount Vernon Developmental Center with 25 years of service. She was a former member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles, #760, Mount Vernon. Dorothy was an avid bird watcher and cook, but her greatest passion was spending time with her grandkids.
Dorothy is survived by her daughter, Tina (Scott Schumaker) Metzger of Hebron; son, Robert (Cindy) Rothgeb of Lexington; grandchildren, Robyn Carpenter, Derek Blubaugh, Tristen Metzger, Jamie Boone, Molly Blair, Logan Rothgeb, Griffin Rothgeb, Delaney Rothgeb, Jillian Cordial and Samantha Rothgeb; great grandchildren, Mason DeBoard, Theodore DeBoard, Audrey Rothgeb and Hailey Blubaugh; sisters, Patty Yarman (Dewey) Bandy of Mount Vernon and Norma Myers of Mount Vernon; step brother, John Saunders of Mount Vernon; and many nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, Dorothy was preceded in death by her stepfather, Loren Dunham; daughter and son-in-law, Catherine and Bruce Blair; son, David Rothgeb; sister, Lois Dunham Bridgeman; and a brother-in-law, Stephen Yarman (Mount Vernon Santa Claus).
The family will have a celebration of life service at a later date. Dorothy will be laid to rest beside her son, David at Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Knox County Dog Shelter.
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