Minnie Mae Dowd


Minnie Mae Dowd, 88, of Indianapolis, formerly of North Vernon, died at 7:45 p.m. Saturday, July 2, 2016, at her home.

Survivors include daughters, Pat (Jason) Down Pitts of Phoenix and Betsy (Bob) Westfall of Indianapolis; stepdaughter, Mary Jane Dowd of New York, New York; a brother, Thomas (Beth) Gosman of Vernon; two grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas Dowd Sr.; and her stepson, Thomas Dowd Jr.

The funeral service will be at noon Wednesday at Dove-Sharp & Rudicel Funeral Home and Cremation Services, North Vernon. Burial will be in Vernon Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until time of service Wednesday.

Memorials may be made to Mercy Rescue and Adoption.