Dolores F. "Boots" (Caster) Spinneweber, age 87, of Forward Twp., passed away on Thursday, July 13, 2017 at Monongahela Valley Hospital. She retired as a cafeteria worker at Jefferson Hospital. A member of Elizabeth Baptist Church, she was a former aide at William Penn Elementary School and enjoyed square dancing.
Born March 14, 1930 in Elizabeth, she was a daughter of the late Fred and Lillian (Collins) Caster and wife of the late Joseph E. Spinneweber. She is survived by son, Mick (Connie Morris) Opfar of Carroll Twp.; grandchildren, Rick (Danielle) Opfar, and Kelsey and Jonathan Havel; great-grandchildren, Mason, Brianna and Jackson; sisters, Dorothy Paquet of Elizabeth, Florence Shoemaker of Huntingdon, and Janet Ufko of Elizabeth; brother, Fred Caster Jr. of Elizabeth; also, nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Frank Opfar; daughter, Kathy Jo Havel; and son, Ricky Opfar. Friends will be received in the Paul E. Bekavac Funeral Home, 221 North Second Avenue, Elizabeth on Sunday, July 16, 2017 from 4 PM until the time of service at 8 PM in the funeral home chapel with Pastor David L. Myers officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to Elizabeth Baptist Church, 735 Bunola River Road, Elizabeth, PA 15037. Offer condolences at www.bekavacfuneralhome.com.
Originally published July 14, 2017.