Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News
December 13, 2013 11:50 pm EST


AKRON — Dorothy T. (Colopy) Harrigal, 95, passed away Dec. 10, 2013.

Born in Danville, Ohio, to the late Edmund and Mary Colopy, Dorothy had graduated from Danville High School. She was a longtime member of St. Paul’s Parish, where she participated in the Ladies Guild. Other memberships include the Ladies Ancient Order of Hibernians, Firestone Primetimers and the VFW 3383 Ladies Auxiliary.

She was preceded in death by her husband, John, on July 30, 1970; her infant son in 1957; and her daughter, Donna, in 2006; as well as her sisters, Ruth Blubaugh, Clara Rizor and Helen Pfeifer; and brothers, Glenn and John B. Colopy. She is survived by son, Robert (Christine); brother, Thomas (Peg) Colopy; sister, Della Ann Shiria; grandchildren, Shannon, Robert, Sarah (Keith) Hunnewell, Michael (Melissa) and Jaime (Jeff) Reed; great-grandchildren, Brennon, MaKayla, Austin, Payton, Haley, Kasey, Lindsey and Jaxson; three stepgrandchilden; and two stepgreat-grandchildren.

Her nephew, Rev. Homer Blubaugh, will celebrate a memorial Mass at St. Paul’s Catholic Church, today at 12:30 p.m.

Go to to view or leave condolences in Dorothy’s Book of Memories.

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