Dorothy U. Spangler
Dorothy U. Spangler, 75, of 467 Main St., Kersey, died Tuesday, July 29, 2014 at Penn Highlands Elk. She was born Nov. 6, 1938, a daughter of the late Gabriel Uljon and Mary Kordon Uljon Kofler.On Sept. 27, 1957 in St. Mary's Church, she married Robert Spangler, who survives.Dorothy was a lifelong resident of the area and a graduate of Central High School, Class of 1956. She was a member of St. Boniface Church, where she also served as a Eucharistic Minister. She retired from St. Marys Carbon after more than 31 years of service. She was a member of the Fox Township Senior Center and enjoyed her dogs, Daisy and Duchess. She also enjoyed camping, ceramics and playing cards. She also liked planting and her flowers, and will always be remembered for having a smile on her face. Most of all, she loved spending time with her family and friends. especially her grandsons.In addition to her husband and best friend, Robert Spangler, she is survived by two daughters, Laurie Ann (Keith) Rogers of Kersey and Kim (Charles) Himes of Johnstown; two grandsons, Zachary Rogers of Kersey and Joshua Rogers of Alaska; a brother, Gabriel (Sandy) Uljon of St. Marys; and by three sisters; Mary Ann Zaleski of Tennessee, Helen Schauer of Greensburg, and Margaret (Joseph) Resch of Kersey. She is also survived by several nieces and nephews.In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two sisters, Linda Uljon and Susie Baron; and a stepfather, Max Kofler.A Mass of Christian Burial for Dorothy U. Spangler will be celebrated Saturday, Aug. 2, at 11 a.m. at St. Boniface Church, Main Street, Kersey, with Fr. James Falusczcak, officiating.Interment will be in St. Boniface Cemetery.Visitation will be held at the Lynch-Green Funeral Home on Friday, Aug. 1 from 5-8 p.m.Memorial contributions may be made to the St. Boniface Church or to the Community Nurses, Inc.Lynch-Green Funeral Home, 151 N. Michael St., St. Marys, is handling the arrangements and online condolences may be made to the family at www.lynchgreenfuneralhome.com.