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Obituary for Dorothy Florence Barry (Pasanen)

Dorothy F. Barry, 89, a former resident of Ahmeek Location passed away on Thursday March 12, 2020 at the Lighthouse of Hancock.

She was born on September 26, 1930 in Ahmeek to Victor and Florence (Oswald) Pasanen. She attended the local schools.

She worked at various restaurants and establishments for 25 years.

On December 31, 1964 she was united in marriage to Fred William Barry. He preceded her in death on December 19, 1988.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Victor and Florence Pasanen, her brothers, Ernest and Kenneth Pasanen, and her sister, Ruth Pasanen

She is survived by: Her sister-in-law Rebecca Pasanen
Her friends Arnold and Jean Perala, and her good friend and caretaker, Rachelle Schafer

And numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Per Dorothy’s request, cremation has taken place, and burial will take place in the spring in the Calvary Cemetery in Ahmeek.

We would like to thank the ICU nurses, respiratory staff, and Dr. Malik at Aspirus Keweenaw Hospital for taking such good care of Dorothy during her last few days and would also like to thank the nurses, aides, and staff at the Lighthouse of Hancock for Dorothy’s care there the last few months.

A special thanks to the hospice nurses for making her last couple days comfortable and pain free.

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The Erickson Crowley Peterson Funeral Home in Calumet is assisting the family with the arrangements.