Dorothy M. Crosbie

  • Died: February 15, 2018
  • Location: Fort Wayne, Indiana

D O McComb and Sons - Maplewood Park

4017 Maplecrest Rd.
Fort Wayne, IN 46815

Tel. (260) 426-9494

Tribute & Message From The Family


Dorothy M. Crosbie, 96, passed away on February 15, 2018. She was born in Fort Wayne, IN on April 29, 1921, the daughter of the late Walter and Sophia Gerdom. Dorothy was a member of Holy Cross Lutheran Church. She enjoyed volunteering at Lutheran Hospital in her spare time. Her hobbies included playing cards, knitting, gardening and reading. She is survived by her daughter, Jan (Rod) Peterson-Lay; 8 grandchildren; 1 step-grandchild; 10 great-grandchildren; 2 step-great-grandchildren; and son-in-law, Martin Rector. She is preceded in death by her husband, James P. Crosbie; daughter, Joyce Rector; sister, Virginia Spriggs; and brother, Walter Gerdom. Funeral service will be at 11am on Thursday, February 22, 2018 at Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 3425 Crescent Ave., Fort Wayne, IN 46805, with calling 1 hour prior. Visitation will be from 2-6pm Wednesday, February 21, 2018 at D.O. McComb and Sons Maplewood Park, 4017 Maplecrest Rd., Fort Wayne, IN 46815. Burial will take place in Concordia Cemetery Gardens Fort Wayne, IN. Memorial contributions may be made to Worship Anew, Holy Cross Lutheran Church, or Heartland Hospice.