Dorothy D. Steidle

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Dorothy D. Steidle, 94, died Monday evening at Seton Manor, Orwigsburg.

Born in Mechanicsville, Sept. 21, 1924, she was a daughter of the late Charles H. and Minnie M. Krause Derr.

She was a member of St. Stephen Roman Catholic Church, Port Carbon, Pottsville Senior Citizens, Saint Clair Senior Citizens and Good Samaritan Hospital Auxiliary. She retired from the former Bell Telephone Co. of Pa., Pottsville, where she worked as a teller.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Harold "Gunk" Steidle, in 2014.

Dorothy is survived by her cousins, Marie Sue Moyer, wife of David, and Dennis Brown, husband of Pat; lifelong friends, Pat and John Kutch; nephew, Jim Fitzgerald; niece, Linda Williams, wife of Dale; niece, Sharon Heckman, wife of Bruce; niece, Robin O'Donnell, wife of Tom; godchildren, Christine Deegan and Jessica Oakhill; friends and good neighbors.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Schlitzer Allen Pugh Funeral Home, 515 W. Market St., Pottsville. Family and friends are invited to pay their respects from 10 a.m. until the time of service. Interment will be at the convenience of the family at St. Peter Lutheran Cemetery, Pine Grove. The family would prefer donations be made in Dorothy's memory to either St. Stephen RC Church Memorial Fund or Hillside SPCA.

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Published in Republican & Herald on Jan. 10, 2019