Dorothy M. Roe


Dorothy M. Roe, age 94, of Bowling Green, Ohio passed away peacefully on Thursday, February 27, 2020 at
the Bridge Hospice Care Center in Bowling Green, Ohio. She was born on November 27, 1925 in Wood County
to the late Floyd & Lucille (Nixon) Swartz. Dorothy married Charles Roe Jr. on March 29, 1946 in
Bowling Green, Ohio; he preceded her in passing on July 3, 1996.
Surviving Dorothy are daughters, Karen (Eugene) Aurand of Wayne, Judy Dartt of Risingsun; son, John
(Jeanne) Roe of Fostoria; daughters-in-law, Bonnie Roe of Arcadia, Vicki (George) Liep of Sevierville,
TN; brothers, Harry Swartz of Fostoria, Lawrence (Ruby) Swartz of Kettering; sisters, Ilene Edwards of
Kentucky, Annie Myers of Findlay, Sue (Larry) Price of Fostoria; and many grandchildren,
great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, Floyd
& Lucille; loving husband, Charles; sons, Jerry Sr., and Kenneth Roe; son-in-law, Jack Dartt;
brothers, Irvin, Dale, Donald and Ivan (Janet) Swartz; and sisters, Pauline Galbraith, Florence Peoples,
Rosie (Donald) Kimble, Helen Stahl; and sister-in-law, Evelyn Swartz.
Dorothy worked at RCA in Findlay for 20 years, and was a Homemaker all her life. She was a former Cub
Scout Leader in Pemberville, enjoyed attending the Wood County Senior Center in Bowling Green, and
quilting has always been one of her passions.
Friends will be received from 2-5 PM on Sunday, March 1, 2020 at Barndt Funeral Home in Wayne, Ohio.
Additional visitation will be held on Monday, March 2, 2020 from 10-11 AM at Barndt Funeral Home, where
a Celebration of Life Service will begin at 11 AM with Pastor Melanie Haack officiating. Burial will be
at Knollcrest Memory Gardens in Arcadia. Memorial donations may be made to Bridge Hospice. On-line
condolences may be sent to Dorothy’s family at

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