Dorothy Paterline

August 31, 1924 ~ August 24, 2022 (age 97)


Private funeral services were held for Dorothy Paterline, 97, of Charleroi, who passed away on Wednesday, August 24, 2022. Born on August 31, 1924 she was the daughter of the late Frank and Ann DiRocco.

She was a member of St. Andrew the Apostle Parish and was the former Grand Region of the Catholic Daughter's of America. She was very active in the hospital auxiliary and won the Rose Melenyzer Sweeny Award for home and hospital for the old Charleroi-Monessen Hospital.

Dorothy is survived by her sons, John Paterline and David Paterline, both of Charleroi; daughters, Susan Paterline Lawson, of Charleroi, and Mary Grace (Tom) Decker, of Treasure Lake, PA; sisters, Irene Orsini and Joann Cheney; grandchildren, Lisa (Justin) Forlini, Richard (Linsey) Lawson, Dr. Algie (Amy Reasinger) LaBrasca, Mistica (Ryan) Zeli, and Tommy Decker; and great-grandchildren, Sophia, Sabrina and Seraphina Forlini, Richard and Gabriella Lawson, Algie and Gianna LaBrasca, and Rylan and Luca Zeli.

In addition to her parents, she is predeceased by her husband, Bruno Paterline; brother, Arthur DiRocco; sister, Norma Rolison; and daughter, Jacqueline Paterline.

Interment was in Sacred Heart Cemetery.

The family would like to thank the nurses and aides at Presbyterian Senior Care at Southmont, 4th floor woodside, for their care.


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