Dorothy Gornick

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Dorothy Gornick, 90, of Toms River, N.J., passed away Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018, at Brandywine Assisted Living in Toms River.

Dorothy was born Sept. 14, 1927, in Simpson, and was the daughter of the late Harry and Mary Pavelchak. She was a retired administrative assistant and a devoted homemaker. After being raised in Simpson, she was a longtime resident of Saddle Brook, N.J., before moving to Ocean County in 1987. Dorothy loved her church. She was a cooking and baking enthusiast and enjoyed spending time with her loving family. Dorothy enjoyed crocheting.

She was the wife of the late John F. Gornick, who passed away in 2008, and grandmother of the late Brian Kern; sister of the late Mary, Julia, Michael, John, Stephen and Samuel.

She is survived by her children, Janice Kern and her husband, Robert; and John Gornick and his wife, Karen; a sister, Gertrude Mullaney; and four grandchildren, Daniel Kern and his wife, Lindsay; Matthew Gornick and his wife, Karri; Stephen Gornick and Sean Gornick; a great-granddaughter, Violet.

Visitation will be Monday, Jan. 8, 2018, from 9:30 to 11 a.m. at the Orthodox Christian Church of the Annunciation, 360 Van Zile Road, Brick, NJ 08724. Her funeral service will follow at 11 in the church. Interment will be in the St. Vladimir's Russian Orthodox Cemetery in Jackson, N.J.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Orthodox Christian Church of the Annunciation Building Fund, 360 Van Zile Road, Brick, NJ 08724.
Published in Scranton Times on Jan. 8, 2018
Arrangements under the direction of:
D'Elia Funeral Home
Route 70 & Vermont Avenue | Lakewood, NJ 08701 | (732) 363-1987
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