Dorothy M. Strother Skufca, 92, of Wickhaven, passed away Saturday, May 15, 2021 at Hillside Manor, Uniontown. Born August 24, 1928 in Wickhaven, she was the daughter of the late Paul and Mary Stanchak Strother. A lifelong resident of Wickhaven, Mrs. Skufca was a lifelong member of the Harmony United Presbyterian Church where she served as a Deacon and was involved in the church Ladies Aid Society.
She was the retired Postmaster from Wickhaven Post Office, was a member of the Perryopolis VFW Ladies Auxiliary and the SNPJ Lodge #165 and served as a past member on the Frazier School Board. Dorothy loved Polka's and always enjoyed going to Polka dances with her husband. They were both members of the Thursday Nighter Button Box Group. In addition to Polk music Dorothy was an avid Pittsburgh Sports fan and could tell you anything about the teams and the players.
She is survived by her four daughters & sons in law Nancy Petrosky & Fiancé Tom Salisbury of Perryopolis, Denise & Frank Flower of Smithton, Marcia & Michael Kelly of Mt. Lebanon, Donna & Donald Pidanich of Perryopolis; two sisters Violet Regotti of Smithton, Sophie Gilmore of Wickhaven; six grandchildren Nicholas (Tiffany Behringer) Flower, Michael (Alexis) Petrosky, Emily (Jason) Fartini, Claire (Alex) Horn, Alison Kelly, Hope Kelly; eight great grandchildren Nolace Petrosky, Neville Petrosky, Colton Fartini, Aiden Fartini, Madeline Flower, Andrew Flower, Abigail Flower and Benjamin Horn. She is preceded in death by her husband Raymond J. Skufca (2002); brother Paul Strother Jr.; son in law Donald R. Petrosky and a great granddaughter Lena Petrosky.
Visitation will be held Tuesday from 4-8 pm at the Parzynski Funeral Home & Cremations LLC, Family Owned and Operated, 191 Liberty St. Perryopolis, PA 724-736-2515. Funeral services will be held Wednesday at the Parzynski Funeral Home & Cremations LLC at 10:00 AM with the Pastor Glenn Hart of harmony United Presbyterian Church officiating. Interment will take place in West Newton Cemetery. In accordance with state mandates masks MUST be worn and social distancing must be maintained.
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