In Loving Memory of Dorothy M. Toth
Dorothy M. TothDunmore, PA June 2, 1926 ~ February 2, 2015 Date of Service: February 14, 2015
Dorothy M. Toth, 88, passed away Monday, Feb. 2, 2015, peacefully in Commonwealth Hospice of Northeastern Pennsylvania, Scranton.
A resident of Ridley Park, Pa., she was born in Dickson City and was the daughter of the late Stephen and Elizabeth Burzon Toth. She left her home at the age of 28 and started her new life in Philadelphia, where she found a career with the Pennsylvania Railroad and Conrail, where she worked until her retirement in 1988."Dot," as she was lovingly referred to, was an avid skier, golfer, bowler and Phillies fan. She will long be remembered for her vast penguin collection, over 400 pieces in all. Strong-willed, independent, kind, loving, fun-loving and caring, she will be greatly missed by her family, friends and every life she touched.
She is survived by her sister, Elizabeth (Betty) Zero, Dunmore; and a brother, Stephen Toth and wife, Carol, Waverly; nieces and nephews and their children, all of whom she loved as if they were her own, Sandy Betz and husband, Ray; Diane Meckel and husband, Scott; Alan Zero and wife, Cheri; Karl Zero and wife, Tereza; Bruce Zero and wife, Carla; Beth Ann Zero, Steven Toth; David Toth and wife, Susan; Mark Toth and wife, Mary Ann; and Debbie Seymour and husband, Sam; sixteen great-nieces and nephews, and several great-greats, as well. In addition to her family, she enjoyed her time with her close friends, especially her best friend for decades, Alma Trevethic.
She was preceded in death by a brother-in-law, Al Zero.
A memorial Mass will be celebrated on Saturday at 11 a.m. in St. Catherine of Siena Church, Moscow. Friends may call from 10 until the time of Mass at the church. Inurnment will be at a later date in St. Michael's Cemetery, Dunmore.
In lieu of flowers, make a charitable contribution to the Arc of Lehigh and Nothampton Counties, 2289 Avenue A, Bethlehem, PA 18017; or Challenger Little League, P.O. Box 110, Clarks Summit, PA 18411.