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Dorothy Jean (Bugosh) Opalinski

September 23, 1929 ~ February 18, 2023 (age 93) 93 Years Old


Dorothy J. Bugosh Opalinski, 93 of Scottdale, passed away early Saturday morning, February 18, 2023 at Redstone Highlands, Greensburg, surrounded by her loving family.

She was born In Alverton Pennsylvania on September 23rd, 1929, the daughter of the late Paul and Catherine Potoka Bugosh.

After receiving Home Economics awards, and prior to having children, Dorothy was employed by the Anchor Hocking Glass Company, Connellsville and Volkswagen Of America, New Stanton.  And through her interest and love for the outdoors, she went on to receive a degree in horticulture from the Westmoreland County Community College. Dorothy spent the last three years in residence at Redstone Highlands in Greensburg, where she was known to always be smiling, joyful, and cooperative.

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

Her Loving Children:

Jerry Opalinski and wife Connie of Irwin,

Dave Opalinski of Greensburg,

Donna Garbera and husband Dennis of Pittsburgh,

Randy Opalinski of Herminie,

Kevin Opalinski of Greensburg.

She is also survived by ten grandchildren and three great grandchildren;

Andrew and wife Nicole Opalinski

Neil Opalinski

Stephanie Opalinski

Daniel Opalinski and Karen Wagner

Ian and wife Laura Opalinski

Julie Garbera

Kayla Garbera

Carly Grymes and Husband Ronnie 

Nicole Opalinski

Greg Garbera

Her three Great Grandchildren;

Leighton, Lily and Nora Opalinski

In addition to her Parents, she was preceded in death by

Her husband Leo John Opalinski in 2001.

Dorothy’s family will be forever grateful to the Staff of Redstone Highlands for their exemplary care and compassion shown to Dorothy and her Family.

Flowers are graciously accepted and those who wish to remember Dorothy in a special way may direct gifts to Redstone Highlands 12921 Redstone Dr. #1, Irwin Pa 15642, in her memory.

 Family and friends of Dorothy are cordially welcome to pay their respects at the Frank Kapr Funeral Home, Inc. 417 Pittsburgh St. Scottdale, Pa. 15683 on Wednesday, February 22, 2023, from 2-4pm, and 6-8pm.

Prayers of transfer will be held Thursday at 10:30AM in the Funeral Home with her Funeral Mass to be Celebrated at 11AM in The Partner Parish of St. John R.C. Church, Scottdale, with the Rev Elmer Alforque as Celebrant.

Committal Services and Interment will follow in St. John Parish Cemetery, Scottdale.

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