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Dorothy Catherine Schnur

November 15, 1918 ~ November 12, 2018 (age 99)

Dorothy Catherine Schnur, 99, of Herman, died Monday evening, November 12, 2018, at the Butler Memorial Hospital.

Born November 15, 1918 in Herman she was a daughter of the late William E. Miller and Louella (McLaughlin) Miller.

She was a homemaker, specializing in baking bread, pies and cooking family dinners. She enjoyed traveling, making pilgrimages to the Holy Land, Fatima, Lourdes and Guadalupe. She especially enjoyed cruises and beach vacations. Also she like to play 500 with her family and eat pizza from Pizza Hut.

Dorothy was a member of St. Mary of the Assumption Roman Catholic Church in Herman, where she had been a Eucharistic Minister and also helped begin their fish dinners where she fried fish for 39 years.

Surviving are her children: Sr. Nancy Schnur, CDP of Butler; Betty (Gary) Wolfe of Johnson City, TN; Robert (Patricia) Schnur; Rita (Robert) Thompson; Thomas (Deborah) Schnur, all of Butler; Mary Ellen (Richard) Rodgers of Butler and Denver, CO.

20 grandchildren and 36 great grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Robert A. Schnur, whom she married at St. Mary's Church in Herman June 15, 1938, he died May 13, 1988; her daughter and son-in-law, Lois Ann Walsh and Douglas Walsh; her siblings, Ted Miller, Rose Convery, John Miller, Harold Miller, Mary McDeavitt, Charles Miller and Leo Miller.

Friends will be received at the Geibel Funeral Home, 201 East Cunningham Street, Butler, from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Thursday, also from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Friday. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, at 11:00 a.m., at St. Mary of the Assumption Roman Catholic Church in Herman. Interment will follow in St. Mary's Parish Cemetery.

Memorial Donations may be made to St. Mary's Church, 821 Herman Road, Butler, PA 16002, or to the Sisters of Divine Providence, 9000 Babcock Blvd., Allison Park, PA 15101.

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