Dorothy M. McCartney

1932 - 2019

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Dorothy M. McCartney, 87, of North Baltimore passed away on Monday, November 11, 2019 at Wood County Hospital. She was born on Feb. 6, 1932 to the late Charles Curtis and Annalee (Holmes) Rader in Mt. Blanchard, Ohio. She first married Lawrence Ball, Jr. and he is deceased. On Feb. 6, 1965, she married Kenneth McCartney and he preceded her in death on Dec. 31, 1994. Surviving her are four daughters: Judy (Gary) Cupp of Perrysburg, Debra Lee Howard of Alabama, Dawn (Frederick) Finkenbiner of North Baltimore, and Jody Lynn (Robert) Coop of North Baltimore; 13 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; and a sister, Barbara Smith of Indiana. She was also preceded in death by two daughters: Nancy Ann (Ball) Mitchell; and infant, Kelly Sue McCartney; a great-grandson, Jeryd Cotterman; and two sisters: Saphronia Biller and Margaret Landversicht. Mrs. McCartney was a waitress and nurses' aide for years before ending her career at North Baltimore and Powell Schools. She also worked as a self-contractor for the Village of North Baltimore. She collected for various charitable organizations throughout her adult life. She was a Girl Scout leader for many years and loved picnics, going out to eat, and doing for others in need. Kenneth and Dorothy spend a lot of time singing to his guitar. She was a former member of the Crystal Ave. Baptist Church and attended the Brecher Street Church. Funeral services will be held at SMITH-CRATES FUNERAL HOME, North Baltimore at 11:00am on Saturday, November 16, 2019 with Pastor Bill Cook officiating. Burial will follow in New Maplewood Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 2:00-4:00pm and 6:00-8:00pm on Friday, November 15 at the funeral home. Memorial contributions can be made to St. Jude's Children's Hospital and online condolences can be shared by visiting

Service Information
  • Visitation Details:

    515 N. Main St
    North Baltimore, Ohio 45872
    Friday, November 15th 2019 2:00 - 4:00 PM & 6:00 - 8:00 PM

  • Funeral Service:

    Saturday, November 16th 2019 - 11:00 AM

  • Service Location:

    515 North Main Street
    North Baltimore, Ohio 45842

  • Final Resting Place:

    New Maplewood Cemetery [Map]

    North Baltimore, Ohio

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To : The Family
Date :Friday, November 15th 2019
From : Ron Lee Ann Loveridge
We are so sorry for your loss. Ron’s Mom, Maxine and Dorothy were best friends for years and years ago. They lost track with each other but she came to Maxine’s surprise 80th party which was in 2008. They both have passed now and really can catch up with each other. May God bless and comfort each one during this difficult time.

To : Family of Dorothy McCartney
Date :Wednesday, November 13th 2019
From : MrMrs Dusty Tefft
We are very sorry for your loss sending prays and love

To : Robert Coop and family
Date :Wednesday, November 13th 2019
From : Matthew and the Scioto team
Robert, Jody and family our hearts go out to you during this time. May God be with you and give you peace.

To : Dawn and family
Date :Wednesday, November 13th 2019
From : Matthew and Lisa Adkins
We are so sorry for your loss. She was a very special lady.

To : Judy and family
Date :Wednesday, November 13th 2019
From : Pam Wilson Ray
Manny good stories told by my Mom (Betty) from years gone by of Dorothy and family. My Mom and Dad loved your family so.
Condolences for your loss.❤️🙏🏻

To : Dawn
Date :Wednesday, November 13th 2019
From : Pam and Jim
Dawn, I'm so sorry for the loss of your mother. I know the pain, but I also know the grace that you've been given in helping her to pass from this earth. I'm sure you were a comfort to her during this time. You and your family will be in our families thoughts and prayers. God Bless.

To : The family of Dorothy McCartney
Date :Wednesday, November 13th 2019
From : Kim Dewitt Tyson and family
Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Sorry for your loss. Your Mom was an amazing lady and will be dearly missed by everyone. Kim and Tony Tyson and Family.

To : Family
Date :Wednesday, November 13th 2019
From : Eddie and Sandra Cramer
She was a beautiful person. We all loved her! May she REST IN PEACE!God Bless you all !

To : The Family and friends
Date :Sunday, November 17th 2019
From : Joe and Diane
My beautiful Aunt went to be with the Lord. We will always remember her for her captivating smile,great since of humor and many words of encouragement she shared.She is smiling and having a good time with my dad and Uncle Kenny now. May she shine with love and peace through all of us,her friends and family.

To : Judy Cupp and famiy Dawn Finkenbiner and Family
Date :Friday, November 29th 2019
From : Robb Cotterman
I was saddened to learn of Aunt Dorothy's death. From when I was young, I remember her as an energetic and humorous woman. My thoughts are with you as I offer you my deep condolences.