Dorothy L. (Kunkel) Mahaffey
February 19, 1933 ‒ September 27, 2014
Dorothy L. (Kunkel) Mahaffey, age 81, of Galion died Saturday, September 27, 2014 unexpectedly at home.
Born February 19, 1933 in Galion, she was the daughter of William J. and Lucile (Shumaker) Kunkel. She married Richard E. Mahaffey on July 27, 1952 and he preceded her on December 19, 1985.
She was a graduate of Leesville High School in 1951 and a member of St. Paul’s United Methodist Church. Dorothy worked at Lifetouch in Galion retiring as a supervisor in 1999. She was a member of Mothers Of Military Service of Galion, Crawford County Concert Association, Galion Community Theatre and a life member of Galion Women’s Bowling Association. She was an avid reader and knitter.
She is survived by daughter-in-law Lynette Mahaffey of Sugarcreek; grandchildren William Jacob (Kellie) Mahaffey of Sugarcreek, Erin Mahaffey of Poland, Ohio, Clayton Davis of Kent and Nicholas R. Davis of Mt. Gilead; great-grandchildren Austin and Aidan Mahaffey; sisters Kay (Dick) Stowe of Galion and Linda (John) Keller of Bucyrus and four nieces.
In addition to her husband and parents she was preceded in death by son Rev. John Mahaffey and daughter Rebecca Mahaffey Davis.
The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at Snyder Funeral Home Richardson Davis Chapel in Galion where services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, October 1 with Rev. Ash Welch officiating. Burial will follow at Fairview Cemetery in Galion.
Memorial contributions may be made to Mothers Of Military Service of Galion in care of the funeral home.
Snyder Funeral Home Richardson Davis Chapel in Galion is honored to serve the family of Dorothy Mahaffey, and condolences may be made to them at www.SnyderFuneralHomes.com.