Obituary for Dorothy Ione "Dot" Renas (Hawley)
Dorothy “Dot” Ione Renas 88 of Gladwin passed away Sunday, January 21, 2018 at Gladwin Pines Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Gladwin. Dorothy was born September 18, 1929 in Berkley, Michigan the daughter of Earl Kennedy Hawley and Garvena Iola (Lyons) Hawley. Dorothy graduated from Gladwin High School in 1947. She spent many years working throughout Gladwin County as a legal secretary.
Dot enjoyed floral gardening, raking her yard, shopping and cheering for her beloved Detroit Lions. Her greatest moments in life were spent making memories with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Surviving Dorothy are her three daughters; Janice Ferrell and husband Tim of Gladwin, Deb Fry and husband Howard of Harrison and Lauri Mondeau of Harrison, her son, Gregory Renas and wife Lisa of Hemlock, Michigan, ten grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren plus one arriving in August, one sister, Yvonne Kehoe and Don of Gladwin, many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews and her friend and roommate at Gladwin Pines Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Kim Boling. Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents, one sister, Virginia Schultz and one brother, Don Hawley.
A Celebration of Life and family picnic honoring Dot will be held at a later date. Inurnment will take place in Highland Cemetery, Gladwin. Memorial gifts in honor of Dorothy may be considered to: Gladwin County Animal Shelter, 919 South River Road, Beaverton, Michigan 48612. To share an online memory or condolence with Dorothy’s family, please visit: www.stockingfuneralhome.com. Arrangements for Ms. Renas are entrusted with Stocking Funeral Home, Harrison (989) 539-7810. Dorothy’s family would like to extend their gratitude and appreciation for the wonderful care and compassion given by the staff of Gladwin Pines and Rehabilitation Center and MidMichigan Home Care.