Age 87, formerly of Pitcairn, and East McKeesport, on Saturday, July 27, 2013. Beloved wife of the late Ray Crowell; loving mother of Janet (Brett) Chernicky and their son, Anthony Fernando, Ray (Becky) Crowell, and David (Kathleen) Crowell; also survived by her canine friend, Diamond. Preceded in death by her dear companion, Chuck Krause; brothers, John, Steve, Andrew, Albert, and Frank Koval; and sister, Irene Trautz. Dottie was a longtime member of St. Robert Bellarmine, St. Michaels, North American Martyrs and Holy Angels Church. She will miss and be missed by her many friends, especially the ladies at Holy Angels. She was very active in the American Legion Ladies Auxiliary, the 40 and 8, the VFW Ladies Auxiliary, Women of the Moose and her other organizations. She loved volunteering at the Veteran's Hospitals and helping all of our Vets. Dot was a beautiful person inside and out and will be missed very much by her family and friends, too numerous to mention. WE LOVE YOU MOM. FOREVER. Friends will be received Monday 6-8 p.m. and Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the JOBE FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORY, INC., (MONROEVILLE/PLUM CHAPEL) corner of (445) Beatty Rd. & 48 North, Monroeville (412-856-4747). Mass of Christian Burial at St. Michaels Parish Wednesday 10 a.m. Interment will follow at Penn Lincoln Memorial.
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Published in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette from July 29 to July 30, 2013