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Dorothy Komaromy


October 30, 2017

HUNTLEY, Ill. - Dorothy Komaromy, 86, a lifelong Ironwood, Mich. resident, died peacefully Monday evening, Oct. 23, 2017, at Centegra Hospital in Huntley, with her beloved family by her side.

The former Dorothy Levandoski was born Sept. 27, 1931, in Ironwood, daughter of the late Joseph and Teresa (Kowlkowski) Levandoski. She attended Ironwood grade schools and graduated from Luther L. Wright High School in 1949.

On June 9, 1951, she was married to Joseph "Buddy" Komaromy at St. Michael's Catholic Church in Ironwood by the late Father Frank Ronkowski. Joe preceded her in death on Oct. 4, 2014.

Dorothy was a member of Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church in Ironwood, the Ironwood Booster Club, PTO, and the former St. Michael's Church and its Altar Society. She enjoyed flower gardening and was a big Notre Dame football fan and Packer Backer. Family was her life and she loved spending time with her grandchildren.

Surviving are two sons, Joseph (Kathy) and John (Catherine), both of Algonquin, Ill .; a daughter, Mary (Tony) Pavlovich, Chanhassen, Minn .; six grandchildren, Scott (Lindsey) Komaromy, Allison (Zach) Norman, Kristin (Kyle) Rybarczyk, Daniel and Jeff Pavlovich and Tim Komaromy; six great-grandchildren, Jackson, McKinley and Reagan Komaromy, Mya and Marcus Norman and Lucas Rybarczyk; a brother, Roman Levandoski, San Antonio, Texas; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Besides her parents and husband, Dorothy was preceded in death by sisters, Clara Levandoski in infancy, Stella Kemp, Martha Olejniczak and Leone Holewinski.

Visitation will be held in the St. Joseph Family Room at Our Lady of Peace Church in Ironwood on Thursday, Nov. 2, from 10 to 11 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m., with Father Robb Jurkovich, celebrant.

Rite of Committal and interment will follow in Riverside Cemetery, Ironwood.

Luncheon will be served in the parish hall upon return from the cemetery.

Serving as pallbearers will be Tony Pavlovich, Scott Komaromy, Dan Pavlovich, Jeff Pavlovich and Tim Komaromy.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to Our Lady of Peace Church, 108 S. Marquette St., Ironwood, MI 49938.

Arrangements have been entrusted to McKevitt-Patrick Funeral Home Inc., Ironwood. Condolences may be expressed online at


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