Constance I. “Connie” Pelow, age 66, of Holland, passed away peacefully Saturday, May 4, 2019 at Hospice of Northwest Ohio, Toledo with her loving family by her side. She was born on January 27, 1953 in Trenton, Michigan. Connie graduated from St. Mary’s Academy High School in 1970. She was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. Connie obtained her Bachelor of Arts Degree from Lourdes College in Criminal Justice. She loved school and also went on to receive many associate degrees as well. Connie loved visiting Maine, she felt like it was her second home. She enjoyed cooking, gardening, crafting, sewing, horses, antiques and garage sales. Connie loved animals, especially her horses and her pom-poo, Blizzard Beauty. She was a people person, and always was lending a hand to anyone in need. Connie loved nothing more than her family, and they will miss her smile and it will live on in their hearts forever.
She was preceded in death by her dad, Stephan Hoffman; her son, Scott Pelow; biological father, Merlin Frederick; brothers, Gary and Alan Hoffman; and her grandparents, Verona and Richard Price.
Connie is survived by her loving husband of almost 25 years, Jeff Pelow; children, Stephanie Pelow, Rob Nutt and Danielle (Kevin Mylek) Pelow; grandchildren, Selena, Thalia, Emaya, Jaslynn, Alexis, Zoe and Aiden; mom, LaVerne Hoffman; siblings, Denise (Sam) Harkness, Dianna Miracle, Richard (Jeannie) Hoffman, and Sherry Mullins; lifelong best friend, Sharla Goff; bonus daughter, Michelle Carter; and many nieces, nephews, and dear friends.
The family will receive guests on Friday, May 10, 2019 from 2 – 7:00 p.m. at Newcomer – West Sylvania Chapel, 3655 King Rd., Toledo, OH 43617 (419-392-9500) with Funeral Services beginning at 7:00 p.m. in the funeral home.
Those wishing to make memorial contributions are asked to consider any organization helping with addiction recovery.
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