Dorothy D. Rowan, a beloved mom, sister, and pal, handed away peacefully on June 28, 2023, in Morgantown, after a brave battle with most cancers. Born on March 31, 1938, in Scotts Run, to Steve and Anna Yanchus Duski, Dorothy was certainly one of 11 youngsters and was identified for her faith-filled, beneficiant, and caring nature.
Dorothy was a proud graduate of College Excessive Faculty, class of 1955. She was a hardworking girl who held varied jobs all through her life to assist the household through the instances her husband was on strike from the coal mines.
In 1968, Dorothy married the love of her life, Teddy C. Rowan, after they’d each adopted their very own paths. Their marriage was a testomony to their enduring love and dedication, lasting 32 years till Teddy’s passing. Dorothy was a faithful mom to her two daughters, Tonya M. Rowan of Morgantown and Tasha H. Rowan (Jason Johnson) of Brighton, Mich.
Dorothy’s religion was a cornerstone of her life. She was a devoted member of St. John College Parish and beforehand attended St. Theresa. Her dedication to her religion was evident in her day by day life and actions. She was an avid flower and vegetable gardener, typically freely giving a lot of her harvest to feed a number of households. Her generosity went past her backyard, as she was identified to be a grandmother to her prolonged household.
Dorothy is survived by her daughters; two sisters, Helen Skalecki of Morgantown and Anna Mae Martin of Richwood; and two brothers, Edward Duski of Mich., and William Garcher of S.C. She was preceded in loss of life by her husband, Teddy C. Rowan, her dad and mom, and 6 siblings.
Dorothy D. Rowan shall be remembered for her unwavering religion, her power, generosity, and her humorousness. Her legacy will dwell on within the hearts of those that knew and cherished her.
Pals will collect on the St. John College Parish from 9 a.m. on Monday, July 3, till Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. with Rev. Fr. Phillip R. Szabo as celebrant. Dorothy will relaxation beside her husband on the East Oak Grove Cemetery following Mass.
Per household request, in lieu of flowers, donations could be made to St. Ursula’s Meals Pantry and Outreach, P.O. Field 18, Pursglove , WV 26546.