MOUNT CARMEL — Dorothy M. Blase, 99, a resident of Rest Haven Nursing Home, Schuylkill Haven, formerly of Mount Carmel, died at her residence on Saturday, April 19, 2014.
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Born in Springtown, Jan. 25, 1915, she was a daughter of the late Oliver and Dora (Strocko) Bodder.
She attended Springtown schools and was a member of the Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, Mount Carmel.
On Dec. 31, 1950, in Chester, she married William J. Blase, who preceded her in death Sept. 6, 1977.
Surviving are two grandsons, James Rathosky, of York, and Brian Rathosky, of Northumberland; a granddaughter, Alicia Rathosky, of Port Carbon; a daughter, Patricia Bodder-Hershey, of Bucks County.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Mary Rathosky.
BLASE — Dorothy M. Blase, 99, a resident of Rest haven Nursing Home, Schuylkill Haven, formerly of Mount Carmel. Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Friday at Church of Our Lady, Mount Carmel, with the Rev. Francis Karwacki officiating. Burial will be in All Saints Cemetery, Bear Gap. A viewing will be held from 9:30 to 10:45 a.m. Friday at the Joseph J. Stutz Inc. Funeral Home, 40 S. Market St., Mount Carmel, Joseph J. Stutz III, supervisor. An online guest book can be signed at www.stutzfuneralhome.com.
Published in News Item on Apr. 22, 2014
Joseph J. Stutz, Inc. Funeral Home
40 South Market Street Mount Carmel, PA 17851