Dorothy Kerwood

KERWOOD, Dorothy Ann Lucey, 84, of Benwood, WV, died Sunday, March 10, 2013 in Liza’s Place.

She was born October 14, 1928 in Benwood, a daughter of the late Timothy J. and Leona Wilds Lucey.

She was the retired owner/manager of the Red Dot Restaurant and a member of St. John Catholic Church, Benwood.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Ralph H. Kerwood; a son, Richard “Dick” Kerwood; one brother, Jerry Lucey; one sister, Leona Mayhugh.

Surviving are her children, Cathy (Tony) Lautar of Parkersburg, WV, Becky (Mike) Matkovich of Fort Mill, SC, Mark (Christine) Kerwood of Glen Dale, WV; one sister, Catherine Richards of Houston, TX; one brother, Timothy J. Lucey of Wheeling, WV; nine grandchildren, Mark Kerwood, Bethany Kerwood, Andrew Kerwood, Brook Rhodes, Kevin Lautar, Stephanie Lautar, Michael Matkovich, Michelle Matkovich and Matthew Matkovich; three great-grandchildren.

The family wishes to extend their appreciation for the compassionate nursing care given at Liza’s Place.

Private family services and interment at Greenwood Cemetery, Wheeling, will be held at the convenience of the family.

Arrangements entrusted to the Altmeyer Funeral Home, 214 Marshall St., McMechen, WV.

Memorial contributions can be made to Liza’s Place, Valley Hospice.

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