Dorothy E. Jago

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 23 January 2021 at 9:18 pm

AKRON – Dorothy E. Jago, 95, passed away January 22, 2021. She was born March 16, 1925 in the Town of Newstead, a daughter of the late John and Mabel (Harrington) Fitch.

Mrs. Jago was an active member of Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church of Wolcottsville and enjoyed reading the bible every day. Dorothy also enjoyed cooking, crafts, puzzles and watching In Touch Ministries with Dr. Charles Stanley. Dorothy’s greatest joy was spending time with her family.

She was predeceased by her husband, Melvin and sister Marian (Leslie) Sharpsteen.

Mrs. Jago is survived by her children, George (Lois), Fred (Dorothy), Brenda (Lester) Bower and William (Darlene); grandchildren, Louann (Shawn) Tobin, Laura (Mike) Bishop, Kirk (Kay) Jago, Jennifer (David) Jago, Branden (Karrie) Bower and William (Catherine) Jago Jr.; 14 great-grandchildren, 3 great-great-grandchildren and brother, Dr. Laverne (Karen) Fitch; and several nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends on Thursday, January 28, from noon to 1 p.m. at the Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, 6369 Wolcottsville Rd. Akron, NY 14001. Mrs. Jago’s funeral service will be at 1 p.m. at the church followed by interment in Trinity Lutheran Cemetery. Memorials may be made to In Touch Foundation P.O. Box 620362, Atlanta, GA 30362 or to the church.

Mrs. Jago’s arrangements have been entrusted to Bates, Wallace & Heath Funeral Home, 38 State St. Middleport. To share a special memory of Dorothy, please visit