Dorothy "Dottie" Hite West

October 2, 1940 ~ August 19, 2020 (age 79)


Dorothy “Dottie” Hite West, 79, of Butler, passed away, Wednesday morning, August 19, 2020, at the Good Samaritan Hospice in Cabot.

Born October 2, 1940 in New Castle, Pa, she was a daughter of the late John D. Hite and Dorothy Stafford Hite.

Dorothy graduated from New Castle High School in the class of 1958. Dorothy then graduated from Youngstown State University and did extra course certification at Slippery Rock and the University of Pittsburgh.

On August 29, 1964, Dorothy married John C. West at St. Mary's Church in New Castle, PA. They had two children, Barbara and John and eight grandchildren Lauren, Kyle, Luke, Kevin, Julianna, Darby, Maggie and Brady.

Dorothy began her teaching career in Youngstown, Ohio. Then, Carlynton School District in Pittsburgh, PA. The last 25 years in education were with the Butler Area School District.

She was a member of the Butler Literary Club, a bridge group for over 40 years, along with with several golf leagues and Teachers lunch groups.

Traveling, golf, gardening and exercising were her favorite activities.

There will not be a visitation. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, at 10:00 a.m., at St. Paul Roman Catholic Church, 128 North McKean Street, Butler. The Rev. Kevin Fazio, will officiate. Interment will follow in Calvary Cemetery, Butler.

In Lieu of Flowers, Donations may be made to the Good Samaritan Hospice, 134 Marwood Road, Cabot, PA 16023.

Arrangements by the Geibel Funeral Home, 201 East Cunningham Street, Butler.

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Mass of Christian Burial
August 21, 2020

10:00 AM
St. Paul Roman Catholic Church (North McKean Street)

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