Lottie J. Brophy

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  • - Marilyn Smith
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Lottie J. Brophy, formerly of Erie and DuBois, Pa., passed away at age 101 in North Carolina on Feb. 15, 2017.
She graduated from St. Vincent School of Nursing in 1936 and worked at that hospital and St. Mary's Home for many years. She served as president of the American Gold Star Mothers, Erie Chapter, during the Vietnam war. She is remembered for her generous and loving care given to her family, friends, nursing patients, neighbors, the sick and elderly up until her last weeks.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Clement, and son, Capt. Patrick Brophy and son Paul.
She is survived by her son, John and wife Heather; daughter-in-law, Maureen; sister-in-law, Ann Gutoski; six grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Jude's Catholic Church in Erie on Friday, March 24, at 11 a.m. followed by burial at Gate of Heaven Cemetery.
Donations may be made in her memory to the American Gold Star Mothers, 1134 Harrogate Way, Ambler, PA 19002.
Published in The Courier Express on Mar. 19, 2017