Obituary of Elaine Dominique
TOLEDO, OH – Elaine Ruth (McCarty) Dominique, age 84, of Toledo, passed away on August 25, 2018, at her home surrounded by her loving family.
She was born on April 5, 1934, in Palmyra to George and Amelia (Fick) McCarty. Elaine graduated from Blissfield High School in 1952. On August 14, 1954, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Blissfield she married James B. Dominique. She was a lifelong member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Blissfield, where she served on the church council. Elaine worked for Revco and Catholic Social Services for a short time, and then was employed by the City of Adrian at City Hall where she worked as a secretary and then later becoming the Deputy Assessor until her retirement in 1989. Elaine belonged to the American Business Women’s Association, where she served as President in 1975 and was Woman of the Year in 1979. She was a member of the Maple City Swingers Square Dancing and The Red Hat Club of Bradenton, FL. Elaine and Jim enjoyed spending their winters in Bradenton, FL and their summers in Coldwater for roughly nine years. She enjoyed traveling, dancing, crafting, ceramics, stainglass projects, and taking in Craft Shows. Elaine loved her grandchildren and great grandchildren and she will always be remembered for her wonderful sense of humor and her shining “glittery” personality.
In addition to her husband, Jim, Elaine is survived by her children, Vickie Carpenter of Toledo, OH, Bernie (Gloria) Dominique of Blissfield, Steve (Audrey) Dominique of Baldwin, and Joe Dominique of Adrian; brother, Jim (Jill) McCarty of Deerfield; sisters, Norma Langmeyer of Deerfield and Janice (Bruce) June of Hillsdale; 10 grandchildren; and 10 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents and brother, Richard McCarty.
Visitation for Elaine will be held on Tuesday, August 28, 2018, from 2-8 p.m. at Anderson-Rudd Funeral Home, Blissfield, MI. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, August 29, 2018, beginning at 11:00 a.m. with visitation from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service at Anderson-Rudd Funeral Home, Blissfield, MI with Chaplain Cynthia Wagner officiating. Burial will be in Palmyra Cemetery. Per the family’s request, they would like everyone to SHINE, just as Elaine did!! So please wear your favorite bling, glitter or shine!
You may send condolences to the family at www.andersonfuneralservices.com. The family strongly suggests that in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions be made to Hospice of Northwest Ohio. Envelopes are available at the Anderson-Rudd Funeral Home, Blissfield, MI. For those who would like to provide a dish to pass for the luncheon, please follow this link to let the family know what you're bringing. https://mealtrain.com/zvkz1o