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Mary Rachel Dove

November 30, 2026 January 27, 2014
Mary Rachel Dove
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Mary Rachel Dove (nee Brink ) ,87 of Grafton passed away Monday January 27 , 2014 at her residence with her family by her side. She was born November 30, 1926 in Elyria . Mary graduated from Elyria High School and the MB Johnson School of Nursing in Elyria. She worked for Dove Manufacturing and was a nurse at Easthaven nursing home for 10 years .Mary was a pianist at North Eaton Baptist Church and volunteered for many charitable organizations.she had many hobbies including Gardening , bird watching , avid reader , skilled artist and wrote children's stories. Survivors include her husband of 67 years James Sr. , daughter Cheryl "Toosie" (Paul ) Dusky of Greenbrier, TN. , sons James Jr. (Ann) of Grafton , Larry (Barbara ) of Lorain, Tim ( Donna ) of Elyria, daughters - in-law Sandi (nee Plas) , Judy (nee Ensign) , 24 grandchildren , 46 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents Grover and Gladys (nee Correll), sons Jerry Michael , Ronald , Christopher, granddaughter Kimberly Dove , sisters Dorothy " Dot" Ackley , Lois and brother Carlton . Family will receive friends4-7PM Thursday January 30, 2014 at the Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home and Cremation Service 38475 Chestnut Ridge Rd. (at St. Rt. 57), Elyria, where services will be held 11AM Friday January 31 , 2014. Rev. Ben Dusky will officiate. Burial will be in Brookdale Cemetery. Family suggest those who wish may make contributions to the Alzheimer's Association 12200 Fairhill Rd. Cleveland, Ohio 44120. Online condolences may be expressed at


11AM Friday January 31 , 2014

Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home and Cremation Service , Elyria


4-7 PM Thursday January 30 , 2014

Laubenthal -Mercado Funeral Home and Cremation Service , Elyria

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