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Dolores Miller Bogaty
Born: 10/13/1926 - Died: 2/12/2020
Dolores Elaine (Miller) Bogaty, 93, of West Deer Township, departed peacefully to her heavenly home on Wednesday, February 12, 2020. She was born on October 13, 1926 in Cabot, PA to the late Harvey and Viola (Bicker) Miller. Dolores graduated from Allegheny Valley Hospital Nursing School and had a selfless, life long career as a Registered Nurse. She retired from Harmarville Rehabilitation Center (Healthsouth) after working as the night supervisor for over 30 years.
Dolores was blessed with a loving family. She was married to the late Albert Bogaty who left this world way too soon; leaving her with three little girls to raise on her own. Dolores raised her daughters with patience, discipline and humility. Her firm belief in God supported her throughout her life. She survived many hardships including the loss of her youngest daughter, Donna S. Bogaty, who was killed in an automobile accident at the age of 25.
Dolores loved to sing, and play the piano as her girls danced around the room. She was also a Brownie Girl Scout leader and supportive of all of her girl’s extracurricular activities. She was an active member of East Union Presbyterian Church, participating in Women’s Circle and Class meetings, Sunday school, and as a volunteer host for the IHN network. She also enjoyed travel and gardening.
Dolores will be deeply missed by her family and friends. Hers’ was a long life well lived.
Dolores is survived by her daughters, Denise (Gregg) Smith of Glenshaw, PA, Diane (Chip) Holdren of Roanoke, VA and grandchildren, Alicia (Ben) Crosariol of Sydney, Australia, Garrett (Megan) Smith of Richmond, VA, Trevor, Hailey and Lacie Holdren of Roanoke, VA. She has one great grandson, Luca Crosariol. She is also survived by two sisters, Gerry Riemer and Joan Jones.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend visitation from 2 to 4 pm and 6 to 8 pm, Friday, February 14, 2020, at Adam Siemianowski Funeral Home, 179 Starr Road, Russellton 15076. Funeral services will be celebrated 11 am, Saturday, at East Union Presbyterian Church, 292 East Union Road, West Deer Township 15024, with the Reverend James Ramsey, officiating. Everyone please meet at church. A private interment will follow at Lakewood Memorial Gardens, Indiana Township. Dolores will be laid to rest beside her husband, Albert, and daughter, Donna. The family suggests memorial contributions to be made to East Union Presbyterian Church.