Dorothy was the first woman cab driver in the city of Akron with the City Cab Co. and worked for both Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co. in the payroll department and Peck Movers.
She is preceded in death by husbands, Edward Rasar and Artie Gainer; parents, Ellen Green Nissen and Peter Nissen; sisters, Bess Acker, Dewey Steager, Olive Denig, Marie Travis, Marguerite Peck; brothers, Eli Nissen and Charles Nissen and several nieces and nephews. Dorothy is survived by niece, Paulette (Kenneth) Gates; nephews, Robert Travis, Roger (Kris) Nissen; and numerous great and great-great nieces and nephews; who loved her and cherished her as their angel.
Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday, July 31 at Adams Mason Funeral Home, 91 E. Market St., Akron. Burial at Greenlawn Memorial Park. Friends may call from 11 a.m. until the time of service on Tuesday.