Dorothy M. “English” Rasbach
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Dorothy M. Rasbach 96, of Chadwicks passed away peacefully surrounded by the love of her family on Tuesday, May 7, 2019 at Faxton St. Luke’s Health Care.
She was born on February 5, 1923 in Chadwicks, NY a daughter of the late Arthur and Christina (Drezler) English. She attended local schools. On June 14, 1947 she was united in marriage to Robert Rasbach, a blessed union of 42 years, Mr. Rasbach passed away in 1989.
She was employed with the Standard Silk mill in Chadwicks for many years prior to her retirement.
She was a member of St. Patrick’s St. Anthony’s Parish in Chadwicks, she was the oldest member of the Willowvale Volunteer Fire Dept. Ladies Auxiliary.
She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother who cherished the time that she spent with her family. At one time she was an avid CB radio operator.
She is survived by her children, a daughter Linda Kies of Clinton, a son, Robert Rasbach and his wife Deborah of Rome, three grandchildren, Christopher Kies, Ashley Rasbach, and Aaron and Coral Rasbach. She also leaves a goddaughter Sheila Scholl whom the family wishes to sincerely thank for all of the love and care she gave to their mother. She leaves several nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews and cousins.
She was predeceased by a son-in-law Richard Kies in 2008, and a sister Esther English Pronto.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday at 10:00 AM at St. Patrick’s St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Chadwicks where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by the Rev. Arthur Krawczenko. Interment will be private in the Sauquoit Valley Cemetery. There are no public calling hours. The family will receive visitors at the conclusion of the Funeral Mass. Arrangements are with the Smith Funeral Home 3022 Oneida St. Sauquoit.
In lieu of flowers please consider St. Jude Children’s Hospital in her memory. Envelopes will be available at the Funeral Mass.
For online expressions of sympathy please go to www.smith-funeralhome.com