Age 92, of Natrona, passed away Saturday, October 26, 2019 at Allegheny Valley Hospital, Natrona Heights. Born on January 10, 1927 in Natrona, she was the daughter of the late Peter and Frances (Plewa) Grondwalski. Dorothy was a lifelong resident of Natrona. She was a graduate of Har-Brack High School. Dorothy was a member of St. Ladislaus R.C. Church, St. Joseph Parish, Natrona. She worked at Murphy’s in Tarentum and also worked as a glass inspector for thirty years for Liberty Mirror in Brackenridge. Dorothy enjoyed playing cards, reading magazines, making crafts, and in her younger years, loved traveling. Survivors include two beloved nieces, Frances M. Rozycki of Natrona, who cared for her, and Arlene Sutton of Stafford, Virginia, two goddaughters, Sandy Sutej and Brenda Kuntz, a sister-in-law, Bernice Grondwalski of Natrona Heights, and numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by five brothers, Edward, Leonard, Chester, Bruno, and Carl Grondwalski, and four sisters, Lucy Grant, Clara Sudy, Helen Rozycki, and Catherine Koprivnikar. Family and friends will be received from 2 to 4 P.M. and 6 to 8 P.M. Monday in the Paul R. Ajak Funeral Home, 2 Pine Street and River Avenue, Natrona, where parting prayers will begin at 9:30 A.M. Tuesday. A Christian Funeral Mass is at 10 A.M. Tuesday in St. Ladislaus R.C. Church, 48 Spruce Street, Natrona. Burial will follow in St. Ladislaus Cemetery. To share an online condolence, please visit www.ajakfh.com.
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