Lottie B. Dido, 98, of Wilkes-Barre died Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013, at Commonwealth Hospice, St. Luke's Villa, Wilkes-Barre, surrounded by her family.
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She was born in Duryea on Aug. 9, 1914, a daughter of the late Adam and Josephine Piotrowski Borowski. She was educated in Wilkes-Barre area schools and resided in Wilkes-Barre most of her life.
She was a devout Catholic and a member of St. John the Baptist Church, Larksville.
Along with her husband, she owned and operated Dido's Delicatessen store on Park Avenue in Wilkes-Barre until 1971. Prior to retirement, she was employed by Atwater Silk Mill and previously by Consolidated Cigar Co. of Wilkes-Barre.
Polka music brought special joy and enjoyment to her life, and in her younger days she loved dancing the polka and singing Polish songs. She still continued watching dancing on television and singing to the music.
She was preceded in death by her husband, John, who died Dec. 8, 1976; also brothers, Joseph, John, Stanley and Edward Borowski; and sisters, Jean Kologe and Stella Ishley.
Surviving are a son, Robert and his wife, Flora, Boise, Idaho; and daughter, Arlene Domzalski and her husband, Eugene, Mountain Top. "Gramma" Lottie had seven grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; 15 great-great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday from Kopicki Funeral Home, 263 Zerbey Ave., Kingston, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 a.m. in St. John the Baptist Church. Interment will be in the parish cemetery, Dallas. Friends may call from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday.
Memorial donations may be made to St. John the Baptist Church, 126 Nesbitt St., Larksville, PA 18651.
Published in Citizens' Voice from Jan. 28 to Jan. 29, 2013