Mary V. Dollinger

Mary V. Dollinger, 90, of 163 Hemlock Road, St. Marys, died on Friday, January 11, 2013, at Elk Regional Health Center following a brief illness.

She was born September 22, 1922 in Ramsaytown, daughter of the late Steven and Agnes Krizmanich.  She was a graduate of Weedville High School, Class of 1940, and had resided in St. Marys since 1945.  She was a former employee of Sylvania in Emporium (aka Girls’ Town) during WWII.  She had also worked at Speer Resistor and Kantar’s Department Store.

On August 25, 1945, in Our Lady of Christian Church in Byrnedale, she married William H. Dollinger, who preceded her in death on May 30, 1997.

She is survived by a daughter, Patricia McLaughlin of St. Marys; two grandsons, Jason Dozor of St. Marys and Jude Dozor and his wife Christy of Huntington Beach, CA; a great-grandson, Nathan Dozor; one step-grandchild; and a daughter-in-law, Barbara Dollinger of Portland, OR.

In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by two sons, Michael William Dollinger and in infancy, Jerome James Dollinger.  The youngest of nine children, she was also preceded in death by four sisters, Rose, Barbara, Kathryn and Helen; and by four brothers, Louis, Marko, John and Anthony.  She was the last member of her immediate family.

Mrs. Dollinger was a member of the Queen of the World Church, lived independently all her life, loved her family, friends and relatives, loved life to its fullest and loved to laugh.  She also enjoyed reading and crocheting.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in the Queen of the World Church on Tuesday, January 15, 2013 at 12:00 PM, with the Rev. Michael Ferrick, Pastor, officiating.  Burial will follow in the St. Boniface Cemetery in Kersey.

Visitation is at the Lynch-Radkowski Funeral Home on Monday, January 14, 2013 from 5:00 to 8:00 PM.

Memorials, if desired, may be made to the Queen of the World Church, 134 Queens Road, St. Marys, PA 15857; or to a favorite charity.

Joe & Shannon Heindl January 14, 2013 at 5:30 am

Sorry for your loss. Keeping you in our thoughts.

Frank Zore January 17, 2013 at 3:29 pm

Sorry to hear about your grandma’s passing. You have our deepest sympathy.

Frank and Tim

Barbara Dollinger January 17, 2013 at 9:36 pm

I LOVE YOU ALL.. Mom was verrrrrry special to me and I miss her tons. She was the best Mother-in-Law that anybody could ask for.

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