Dolores Gorton

Obituary of Dolores F. Gorton

Dolores F. Gorton, age 86 of Norvelt, PA, died Tuesday (05/21/2019) in the Excela Health- Frick Hospital, Mount Pleasant, PA.


Mrs. Gorton was born July 10, 1932 in Mount Pleasant, PA, the daughter of the late John Katrinich  and  Viola Switalski. Dolores was raised by and made her home with the late Steven and Virginia Switalski Ludwig.  She was a member of St. Pius X Roman Catholic Church and the former Transfiguration Parish.  Dolores enjoyed getting together with her family. She was kind hearted and a true animal lover who especially loved cats, always taking in stray cats and kittens and giving them a good home.


Dolores is survived by her loving family: her devoted husband of 66 years, Donald P. Gorton, her sister, Betty Pozzutto of White Oak and her family, her special nephews, Keith (Melissa) Gorton of Norvelt, and John Michael (Becky) Gorton of Hunker, who helped with her care, and many cousins and members of her extended family

In addition to her parents and Mr. & Mrs. Ludwig, Dolores was preceded in death by members of her family; Steve (Jabs) Ludwig, Regina Frederick, Amelia Lessick, and Gilbert (Gib) Ludwig.


Family and friends are invited to attend Dolores’ Funeral Mass on Friday, May 24, 2019 at 11:00 AM at St. Pius X RC Church, 224 Summit Street, Mount Pleasant, with the Rev. Richard J. Kosisko as celebrant. (Everyone is asked to please go directly to the Church).


Interment   will be in the Transfiguration Parish Cemetery, Mount Pleasant. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Galone-Caruso Funeral Home, 204 Eagle St., Mt. Pleasant, PA 


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11:00 am
Friday, May 24, 2019
St. Pius X. R.C. Church
Summit Street
Mount Pleasant, Pennsylvania, United States
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