Dorothy Studeny, 90
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Dorothy Studeny, 90, passed away peacefully with her daughter’s by her side on Tuesday, November 5, 2019 in her home..
She was born June 22, 1929, in Akron, Ohio. After graduating from The Ohio State University in 1951 and marrying her college sweetheart, she and Robert moved to Ashland in 1956.
They purchased Overinder Florist Shop on West Walnut Street and renamed it the Ashland Florist, which they successfully operated for 38 years. They owned and operated The Ashland Florist and Greenhouses and The Petal Shop at The Richland Mall.
Dorothy enjoyed playing bridge with many long-time friends; she enjoyed spending time with her friends for meals at restaurants. She was a very talented holiday decorator through her work with the Ashland Florist. She was a mentor and teacher for many local individuals in the art of flower design. She and Bob enjoyed traveling and scuba diving. Dorothy was also a longtime volunteer of Hospice.
Dorothy is survived by two of her daughters, Kimberly (James) Calhoon, Megan (Rick) Oakes, and her adored dog Sasha, four grandchildren, Whitney (Chelsea) Uselton, Alex (Emiley) Uselton, Jack Finlay, Zoe Finlay. She has three great grandchildren, Bryden, Jax, and Wyatt.
She is preceded in death by her husband of 60 years, Robert James Studeny, and her oldest daughter, Robin Studeny, and her sister-in-law, Marie Studeny Bourgeois.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, November 16, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at the First Presbyterian Church, 320 Church Street, Ashland, Ohio 44805 with Reverend Mike Parker officiating. Friends may call one hour prior to the service from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at the church. A celebration of life will be held at Dorothy’s home, 271 South Countryside Drive, Ashland, Ohio 44805 following the services at the church.
Donations can be provided to Pathways Hospice, 1171 East Main Street, Ashland, OH 44805; No Pawz Left Behind, 1130 East Main Street, Suite 116, Ashland, OH 44805.
For those who may not be able to attend, online condolences may be shared on the funeral home’s website at denbowfh.com
Denbow-Gasche Funeral Home & Crematory is handling the arrangements.