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Dorothy J. (Alexander) Holman

Dorothy J. (Alexander) Holman, 86, left for her eternal resting place after a lengthy illness on February 17, 2015 at Firelands Regional Medical Center.

Dorothy was born on June 21, 1928 in Peach Valley, TN to the late Adam and Barbara (Wright) Alexander.

Dorothy worked at Philco for over 10 years. She then was employed at the former New Departure Hyatt for 37 years before retiring in 1985. Dorothy was a member of Ebenezer Baptist Church. In her spare time, she enjoyed cooking, fishing, doing puzzles, making jewelry, playing cards, crocheting and spending time with her family and friends.

Dorothy is survived by her children, Velma Price of Sandusky, Renee' (Barry) Bordenave of Los Angeles, CA, Denise Curtis also of Los Angeles, CA, John (Anna) Keaton Jr of Lorain, Kim (Suzanne) Keaton Sr of Sandusky, Kriste (Major III) Ruffin of Sandusky, Dr. Trica Keaton of Nashville, TN; grandchildren, Sean (Karen) Price, Jason Fant, Trina (Mieko) McCaleb, Dionne Fant, Yvette Keaton, De'Andre (Tangela) Keaton, January Keaton, Vincent Curtis Jr and Kim Keaton Jr.; 19 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great-grandson and numerous nieces, nephews, and other relatives.

In addition to her parents, Dorothy is preceded in death by her sisters, Mary Louise Fisher and Catherine Rae Alexander.

Friends may call on Monday, February 23, 2015 from 11:00 am until the time of the funeral service at 1:00 pm at Ebenezer Baptist Church, 1215 Pierce St., Sandusky with Rev. James Alexander presiding. Entombment will follow in Meadow Green Memorial Park, Huron, OH. Groff Funeral Homes & Crematory is assisting the family with arrangements.

Those wishing to contribute to Dorothy's memory may do so to Providence Care Centers, 2025 Hayes Ave., Sandusky, OH 44870.

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