Dorothy E. Allen 99, of North Huntingdon died March 9,2018 at Transitions Health Care. Born May 5, 1918 in McKeesport, daughter of the late John and Esther Johnson.
Prior to her retirement, Dorothy was a part-time cafeteria worker for Westinghouse, Large, Pa., and homemaker. She was an active member of Riverview Baptist Church, McKeesport She enjoyed sewing, crafting and loved cooking and trying new recipes. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Robert C. Allen; daughter, Dian Matta; brother, Henry Johnson; and great-grandson, Julian Lucas. She is survived by her son-in-law Daniel Matta; two granddaughters Deborah Short and her husband Dennis, and Barbara Matta and her husband, Gene Lucas; two grandchildren Dustin Lucas and Michelle Short. Visitation will be held Tuesday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. the James W. Shirley Funeral Home Inc., Clay Pike, Circleville, North Huntingdon. A Funeral Service will follow at 1 p.m. in the funeral home chapel. Interment will be private in Penn Lincoln Memorial Park. www.shirleyfuneralhome.com
Originally published March 09, 2018.