ADRIAN, Mich. - Dorothy Elizabeth Arbaugh, 86, passed away Friday, Feb. 22, 2013, after an extended illness.
She was born on July 22, 1926, in Wellsville, the daughter of Charles and Blanche (Woodruff) McConnehey. She was a 1944 graduate of Wellsville High School.
Dorothy married Jay Gregg Arbaugh Sr. in Wellsville on Sept. 6, 1946.
She attended Ohio Valley Business College, was a member of Tau Delta and Chi Omega Sororities, and a graduate of Adrian College with a BA Degree in 1963. Dorothy was a retired teacher having taught at Jefferson and Alexander Elementary Schools in Adrian for 30 years. Dorothy was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church.
Dorothy is preceded in passing by her parents and sole sister, Mary Steffen.
Dorothy is survived by her husband of 67 years, Jay Gregg Arbaugh Sr. of Adrian; children Gregg (Mary) Arbaugh Jr. of Schoolcraft, Mich., Pamela (Bruce) Martin of Millersburg, Ohio, and Leslie (Sonny) Salazar of Adrian; seven grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren.
Services for Dorothy will be on Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013, at 11 a.m. at Wagley Funeral Home, Adrian, Michigan. Burial will follow at St. Joseph Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Monday from 2-5 p.m. at Wagley Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Lenawee or the Alzheimers Association. Envelopes are available at the funeral home.
Online condolences are welcomed at www.WagleyFuneralHome.com