Dorothy J. Daw­son

Septem­ber 15, 2017

The Times-Tribune - - Obituaries -

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.mar­gotta­fu­ner­al­ for online con­do­lences.

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