Dorothy J. Sullivan

11/25/1930 - 09/17/2022


Obituary For Dorothy J. Sullivan

Dorothy J. Sullivan, 91, Patton passed away September 17, 2022 at Haida Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center. She was born November 25, 1930 in Spangler, the daughter of Joseph and Mary (Yencho) Haluska. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Charles Sullivan, brothers Emery, Joseph, Ted, sisters Mary Louise Zurenko and Betty Jane Semelsberger. She is survived by children: Cathy (Donald) Drass, Hastings; Tom (Jane) Sullivan, Patton; Charlotte (Robert) Drass, Robinson Twp.; grandchildren: Brian Drass, Melissa Griak, Brenda Serbicki, Barbara McGinley; great grandchildren: Tyler Drass, Kaitlyn Drass, Courtney Drass, Jacob and Alexis Griak, Austin McAnulty, John Brendan Serbicki and numerous nieces and nephews. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. Dorothy previously worked at the Patton Box and Shirt Factory, Box Factory, Altoona and was co-owner of the Fifth Avenue Hotel, Patton from 1975-1992. She was a member of Queen of Peace Catholic Church, Patton and Altar Rosary Society. She was well known for her pizza and fish recipes. Family and friends will be received from 2:00 to 4:00 and 6:00 to 8:00 pm, Tuesday at Stevens Funeral Home, Inc. 1004 N. Fifth Avenue Patton, where a vigil for the deceased will be held. Funeral Mass 11:00 am Wednesday, at Queen of Peace Catholic Church, Patton by Benedictine Fathers. Committal St. Mary’s Cemetery, Patton. You may leave online condolences at or on our Stevens Family Facebook page.

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  • 09/21/2022

    Cathy & family deepest sympathy on the loss of your mom. She was such a nice lady. She sure did make good pizza in her day.

  • 09/20/2022

    We are so sorry for the loss of your mom. She always stopped and talked the times I saw her out and about. Will always remember the fish dinners and pizza! Our prayers to all the family.

  • 09/20/2022

    Tom and Jane and family, I am so sorry to hear of Dorothy's passing. What a nice lady and I will never forget her pizza. Please know I wish you peace and strength as you grieve. Sincerely, Cathy Churella McCort


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