Obituary for Dorothy E. Prutz | Frank Kapr Funeral Home, Inc.
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Dorothy E. Prutz

June 12, 1929 ~ March 26, 2018 (age 88)



Dorothy Elizabeth Prutz, 88, of Scottdale, died early Monday morning in Westmoreland Manor, Greensburg, Hempfield Twp.

She was born June 12, 1929 in Uniontown, the daughter of the late Joseph and Mary Haragos Bendis.

Dorothy was a longtime and faithful member of the Partner Parish of St. Joseph R.C. Church, Everson.

She enjoyed her loving family and spending time with her grandchildren and loved to crochet. Since Dorothy was such an avid Steelers fan, In her spare time, she enjoyed making Steeler dolls for all of her family and friends.

Dorothy is gone from our lives, but will forever remain in the hearts of those who knew and loved her,

Her loving and devoted Children

Thomas D. Prutz and wife Mary of Barton, Fla.

William J. Prutz and wife Joyce of Mt. Pleasant

Richard A. Prutz of South Connellsville

And Kathleen D. Schott and husband Ronald of Scottdale

Her Nine Grandchildren:

Kelley Jones and husband Brian of Buckeye, AZ

Thomas D. Prutz, Jr. and wife Vickie of Butler

Timothy B. Prutz of Delmont

Jessica Henry and husband Keith of Mt. Pleasant

Justine Kern and husband Anthony of Denver, CO.

Julianne Prutz of Mt. Pleasant

Vanessa Prutz and fiancé Dave Nemchik of Greensburg

Alyssa McNatt and husband Jeremy of Mt. Pleasant

Alex Prutz and Cassy of Scottdale

Her Great Grandchildren:

Jaden Jones, Brandon Prutz, Lydika Prutz, Lyla McNatt, River McNatt and Karina Prutz.

Her Four Siblings:

Joseph Bendis and wife Carol of Ohio

William Bendis of Uniontown

Thomas Bendis of Uniontown

In addition to her parents, Dorothy was preceded in death by:

Her husband of 28 years, Stanley T. Prutz (Dec. 29, 1980)

Two Brothers: George and John Bendis (2010)

Two Sisters: Joann Bendis in Infancy and Eleanor Kaydo (June 14, 2015

Dorothy’s family will greet friends in the Frank Kapr Funeral Home, Inc. 417 Pittsburgh St. Scottdale, Friday from 6 PM to 8 PM and Saturday from 2 – 4 and 6 – 8 PM.

St Joseph Society will recite the Rosary Saturday at 1:45 PM

A parish wake service will be held Saturday at 6 PM both in the Funeral Home.

There will be no visitation on Easter Sunday

Prayers of Transfer will be held Monday at 10:30 AM in the Funeral Home followed by her Funeral Mass at 11 AM in the Partner Parish of St. Joseph R.C. Church, Everson with her Pastor, Rev. Andrew M. Kawecki, as Celebrant.

Committal Services and Interment will follow in the Parish Cemetery.

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