Dorothy B. Alex, 101, of Tower City, formerly of Catawissa, passed away Thursday, June 11th at the Tremont Health and Rehabilitation Center.
Born in Mahanoy City, March 4, 1919, a daughter of the late Peter and Magdalene Swadish
Dorothy was a retired nurses aide from the former Danville State Hospital.
She was a longtime member of Our Lady of Mercy Church, Catawissa.
Her family meant the world to her. She enjoyed knitting and crocheting.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Albert Alex, 1983; a daughter, Dorothy Witmer, 1994 and granddaughter, Susan Witmer, 2006.
Surviving are her grandson, Harry Witmer and his wife Mary, Tower City; 6 great grandchildren, Oliva Moore, Farrah Howton, Shannon Mease, Brandi, Erin and Adam Witmer; 10 great great grandchildren, Andreas, Camille, Alex, Brian, Elektra, Adonis, Izzy, Caeylon, Kairi and Sabastian.
A private Mass of Christian Burial will be Celebrated from Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Chapel, Tower City with Rev. Paul Rothermel as celebrant. Burial will be in the All Saints Cemetery, Elysburg. Donations in Dorothy's name can be made to Sts. Peter and Paul Chapel, c/o Parish office, 113 Cherry Street, Tremont, PA 17981. The Dimon Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc., has been entrusted with arrangements. To send condolences to the family visit www.dimonfuneralhome.com
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