Dorothy R. Brackin
1928 - 2021
BORN
1928
DIED
2021
FUNERAL HOME
Lopatich-Brinker Funeral Home
601 Weldon Street
Latrobe, PA
Dorothy (Ray) Brackin, 93, of Greensburg, formerly of Lower Burrell, passed away Friday, Sept. 24, 2021, at Brookdale, Latrobe. Born Aug. 22, 1928, in New Kensington, she was a daughter of the late Wilmer Bart Ray and Madeleine (Brassine) Ray. Dorothy was a life member at Puckety Presbyterian Church, Lower Burrell, where she was formerly on the board of elders and board of deacons. She was a graduate of Arnold High School, Class of 1946, and was a former member of the Burrell Youth Commission. Before her retirement, she was a secretary at the Lower Burrell and Burrell School Districts, and was also a personnel specialist at J.C. Penney. Dorothy was an avid reader and loved to garden. Along with her parents, she was preceded in death on April 26, 2007, by her husband, James C. Brackin, whom she married June 9, 1951; one son, Robert J. Brackin (Suzanne); one grandson, Joshua Stine; two brothers, Wilmer Ray Jr. and Richard C. Ray (Carol); and a sister-in-law, Peggy Ewalt (Floyd). Dorothy is survived by two sons, John C. Brackin and his wife, Jamie, of Greensburg; and Thomas C. Brackin and his wife Judy, of West Chester; one daughter, Barbara J. Williamson, of Clifton, Va.; one sister, Mary Ray, of Greensburg; four grandchildren, Justin Stine, Stephanie Spaw and her husband, Chris, Jessica Brackin and Amy Zadrovitz and her husband, Sean; and two great-grandchildren, Gage Stine and Audrey Spaw. Family and friends will be received from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2021, at the LOPATICH-BRINKER FUNERAL HOME LLC, 601 Weldon St., Latrobe. A funeral service will be held at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday in the funeral home with the Rev. Ronald Durika officiating. Private interment will be at Greenwood Memorial Park, Lower Burrell. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Habitat for Humanity, 212 Outlet Way, Greensburg, PA 15601, or Alle-Kiski Hope Center, 500 E. Eighth Ave., Tarentum, PA 15084, or to Tarentum Peoples Library of Lower Burrell, 3052 Wachter Ave., Lower Burrell, PA 15068. To sign the online guest book, send condolences, or share a story, please visit www.lopatichbrinker.com.
Published by Tribune Review from Sep. 27 to Sep. 28, 2021.
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MEMORIAL EVENTS
Sep
28
Visitation
4:00p.m. - 8:00p.m.
Lopatich-Brinker Funeral Home
601 Weldon Street, Latrobe, PA
Sep
29
Funeral service
11:30a.m.
Lopatich-Brinker Funeral Home
601 Weldon Street, Latrobe, PA
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I remember Dorothy as my Girl Scout troop leader. What a nice lady she was. My sympathies for your loss.
Linda Chmiel Musthaler
Other
September 27, 2021
My prayers and sympathy to the Brackin family. Your Mom was a kind and sweet Lady. She always had a smile and something nice to say. May she rest in Peace.
Janet Less
September 27, 2021
Our deepest condolences Mrs. Brackin was a great lady
Vince & Andrea Fitzpatrick
Friend
September 27, 2021
Our deepest condolences Mrs. Brackin was a great lady Vince & Andrea Fitzpatrick
Vince & Andrea Fitzpatrick
Friend
September 27, 2021
My deepest sympathies to my dearest friends, John and Jamie and the family. Dorothy was a lovely lady and will be missed by all who knew her. God speed. Elaine and Jim
Elaine Cermak-Harris
September 27, 2021
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