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Dorothy Agnes Lotz

July 31, 1924 September 24, 2019
Dorothy Agnes Lotz
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Obituary for Dorothy Agnes Lotz

Dorothy Agnes (Burns) Lotz, 95, of Pottsville, passed away on Tuesday afternoon in her residence with her family at her side.

Born in Pottsville on July 31, 1924, she was the daughter of the late Francis (Frank) and Louise (Reith) Burns.

She attended St. John the Baptist RC Grade School and graduated from Pottsville Catholic High School in 1942.

Dorothy was a member of St. John the Baptist Roman Catholic Church.

She was a former member of St. John’s Sodality, the Catholic Women’s Union, and the Yorkville Hose Company Women's Auxiliary.

She worked at the former Pottsville Castings and Iron Company and later at Shen-Penn Production Company, Shenandoah.

For many years Dorothy volunteered at the former Good Samaritan Hospital and the Pottsville Soup Kitchen.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Leo F. Lotz, on August 31, 2019, and to whom she was married 49 years; first husband, Richard L. Lotz, on April 26, 1969; brothers: Francis J. Burns and Robert C. Burns ; and sister, Mary L. (Burns) Ebling.

Dorothy is survived by children: Thomas R. Lotz, of Pottsville; Peter G. Lotz, husband of Lynn, of Minersville; Judith A. DiObilda , wife of Vincent , of Lancaster; Patricia A. Lombel, wife of Ronald, of Pottsville; and Cynthia L.Monroe, wife of Wayne, of Highland, Maryland; grandchildren : Dr. Rebecca Lombel, wife of Dr. Kamal Fahim, of Grosse Pointe Shores, Michigan; Christopher Lombel, husband of Kelly, of Pottsville; Sarah Lombel, of Hershey; Celene Monroe, of Baltimore; Grace Monroe, of San Diego; and Leah Monroe, of New York City; two great grandchildren: Marcus and Luke Fahim; brother, Charles Burns; and several nieces and nephews.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday at 11:00 a.m. at St. John the Baptist Church, 913 Mahantongo St., Pottsville, with Father David J. Loeper officiating. A viewing will be held on Thursday evening from 6-8:00p.m. and on Friday from 10 a.m. until the procession will leave for church at Lord Bixler Funeral Home ,Inc. 1818 Mahantongo St., Pottsville.

Interment will follow in St. John #2 Cemetery, Pottsville.

The family request contributions in Dorothy's memory be sent to St. John the Baptist Church Memorial Fund, 913 Mahantongo St., Pottsville, PA 17901.

Lord-Bixler Funeral Home, Inc. is in charge of arrangements.

Online condolences may be expressed at Lord-Bixler Funeral Home | Pottsville, PA


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