Dorothy J. Dawson
September 15, 2017
Dorothy J. Dawson, 83, of Olyphant, died Friday morning at Allied Skilled Nursing Facility, Clarks Summit.
Born in Florida, daughter of the late Jennifer Stephens, she was employed as an LPN at Moses Taylor Hospital and retired after 25 years. Dorothy was also president of the LPN Nurse’s League for several years.
She was a kind and loving mother, grandmother, greatgrandmother and friend who will be missed. She loved her family and their vacations to the beach.
The family would like to send a special thank you to Allied Skilled Nursing Facility and its staff.
Surviving are a daughter, Catherine Grohe, Meshoppen; two sons, Howard E. Heater and wife, Lisa, Olyphant; and Michael Heater and companion, Eileen Craig, Olyphant; five grandchildren, Ken Gravine and wife, Michelle, Savannah, Ga.; Jennifer Gravine and fiancé, Dan West, Mountaintop; Michael Heater Jr. and wife, Kelly, Frackville; Alyssa Heater-Sullivan and husband, Jason, West Wyoming; and Howard Heater Jr. and companion, Morgan Seymour, Olyphant; five greatgrandchildren, Dakota, Brandon, Brianna, Bryden and Dante; two sisters, Bettye Hieber and Barbara Stephens, both of North Carolina.
She was also preceded in death by a granddaughter, Melissa Gravine.
The funeral will be private at the convenience of the family. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Margotta Funeral Homes. Please visit www.margottafuneralhomes.com for online condolences.