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Dorothy M. Barlow
December 17, 1937 ~ September 8, 2023 (age 85) 85 Years Old
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Dorothy M. Barlow, 85, of Shenandoah, passed away on Friday, September 8, 2023, peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family.
Born in Shenandoah on December 17th, 1937, she was the daughter of the late Josef and Zofia (Janiec) Zajac.
Besides her parents, Dorothy was preceded by her husband Walter Barlow, her son – Walter “Butch” Barlow; 3 sisters - Josephine Sokolowski, Loretta Zajac, and Mary Zajac; 5 brothers – Stanley Zajac, John Zions, Frankie Zajac, Michael Zajac, and Joseph Zajac; and son-in-law, Mickey Colosimo
Surviving family include her daughter – Deborah Colosimo, her sister – Theresa Zajac, 5 grandchildren – Tara Barlow and her fiancé Tony Grodzki, Brandy Barlow, Jeremy Barlow, Austin Barlow with his wife Claudia and son, Trisha Miller with her husband Troy; and 4 great grandchildren – Aliza Reightler, Gabrielle Gulden, Briana Gulden, and Chase Barlow.
Dorothy worked many years as a housekeeper for the Oravitz Home for Funerals, and 15 years for the Shenandoah Manor.
Dorothy loved spending time with her cats. She also enjoyed taking valley rides (aka- bigfoot searching), watching cryptozoology shows, dancing, and watching her favorite television show – Ghost Hunters.
Family and friends can gather for a celebration of life party on, Saturday, September 30th starting at 2pm at 325 E. Centre St, Shenandoah.