Dorothy L. Kearney

Died: May 18, 2011
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Kearney, Dorothy L. (nee Russell), age 87 of Middleburg Heights, went to the Lord on Wednesday May 18, 2011, while surrounded by her family. Preceded in death by her beloved parents Thomas H. and Josephine C. (nee Vamos). Dorothy leaves behind James, her beloved husband of 62 years. Loving mother of Russell (Maribeth) and Diane (Ray). Dear sister of Evelyn Ellis (Edmund-deceased) of Palm Beach Gardens, FL. Cherished grandmother of Amanda (John), Brittany, Adam, Alyssa, Halle, and Ryan. Dear cousin of Raymond Russell. Aunt and friend to many.

Dorothy was a church organist at several catholic parishes for many years. She loved her family, music, and beloved pets. For those who wish, the family suggests contributions to Hospice Services of Southwest, 18659 Drake Road, Strongsville, OH 44136.

The family will receive friends in celebration of Dorothy's life at the Humenik Funeral Chapel, 14200 Snow Road, Brook Park OH, on Monday from 3-5 and 6-8PM. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 9:30AM on Tuesday at Mary Queen of the Apostles Church, 6455 Engle Road, Brook Park. Interment at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery.

Visitation Details

Monday, May 23rd, 2011, 3:00pm – 5:00pm, Humenik Funeral Chapel

Monday, May 23rd, 2011, 6:00pm – 8:00pm, Humenik Funeral Chapel

Service Details

Tuesday, May 24th, 2011, 9:30am, Mary Queen of the Apostles

Interment Details

Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery

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Died: May 18, 2011

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The staff of Humenik Funeral Chapel.


Marilyn Lynch posted on 5/25/11

Dear Jim, Rusty and Diane, Please accept my sincere sympathy on the loss of your wife and mother. I have many happy memories of Dorothy. She was a lovely, intelligent, talented lady. She will certainly be missed. May the future hold many fond memories of her. Blessings to your family, Marilyn Lynch


Richard and Deanna posted on 5/24/11

Dear Russ and Family, We are sorry to hear of the passing of your Mother. We can rest assured that she has gone on to be with the Lord. We know your family and you will miss being with her here on earth but someday we will all be reunited as a family in heaven. Our prayers are with all of you. Richard and Deanna Martinez


Mr.and Mrs. Andrew A Bryda posted on 5/23/11

Russ Kearney and Family, The Bryda family are with you in your time of sorrow,our prayers are with your father and your mother.We are sure there are a lot of special memories you will hold close to your heart.She was a special Mother,Wife and Grandmother.God Bless you and may the good Lord bring you much comfort. Love , Andy and Cheryl and Family


Maxine Ritter posted on 5/23/11

Diann and family, I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your Mother. Please know my thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.


Sandy Pancake (Pittsburgh) posted on 5/22/11

Russ and family, I am so sorry for the loss of your Mother. God bless you and your family at this sad time. My thoughts and Prayers are with you all.


Kathy Beda posted on 5/21/11

Diane, words cannot express how sorry I am that your mom has passed on. We all know that she's in a better place, but I know your hearts are aching. My thoughts and prayers are with you, your dad and your family.


Cindy Aukerman posted on 5/21/11

Diana & family: my condolences and prayers are with you at this most stressful time. Cindy


Barb klein posted on 5/20/11

My deepest sympathy to all the family and friends of Dorothy. I know Diana from work and through the years have seen her pain and suffering with her Mother's illness. Dorothy is at final peace now with the Lord.