- Grove City, Pennsylvania


June 17, 2014

Dorothy Jean Krofcheck

Mercer school bus driver, good cook lived in Pardoe

PARDOE — Dorothy Jean Krofcheck, a lifelong resident of the Village of Pardoe, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, May 29, 2014. She was 90.

Mrs. Krofcheck was born June 12 1923, in Pardoe to Harry Joseph Rowe and Laura Reiser Rowe.

Dorothy was a member of the Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, Mercer.

She was a school bus driver for Mercer Area School District for 34 years. Her other passions included spending time with her grandchildren, cooking and baking amazing dinners, going for drives and spending time with her dachshund, Willie.

She was a wonderful person, mother and grandmother. Her contagious laughter brought joy to everyone; she was such a blessing to all of her loved ones.

Her husband, John Krofcheck, whom she married Oct. 4, 1941, in the former All Saints Church in Mercer, preceded her in death Dec. 20, 1985.

Mrs. Krofcheck will be deeply missed by: her sons, Dennis Krofcheck and his wife Darlene, Grove City; and Jeff Krofcheck; her grandsons, Denny Krofcheck and his wife Martha; and Steve Krofcheck; and her four great-grandchildren, Stephanie, Emily, Hannah and Noah.

Besides her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents; three sisters, Patricia Krofchick, Mary Pyle and Kathryn Delett; and three brothers, William, Harry and George Rowe.


Mrs. John (Dorothy Jean), 90, Village of Pardoe.

Calling hours: 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday (6-1-14) in CUNNINGHAM FUNERAL HOME Inc., 306 Bessemer Avenue, Grove City.

Service: Mass of Christian burial at 2 p.m. Monday (6-2-14) in St. Hermenegild's Catholic Church, Pardoe, with the Rev. James A. Kennelley as celebrant.

Interment: St. Hermenegild's Cemetery, Pardoe.

Published May 31, 2014 in Allied News. Pick up a copy at 201A Erie St., Grove City.

Text Only
  • ali obtwestlake0723.jpg Ella D. Westlake

    Ella D. Westlake of Ligonier, formerly of Grove City, died Thursday, July 17, 2014, in the Bethlen Home. She was 103.

    July 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • ali obit716Hoffman, Naomi.jpg Naomi Elizabeth Palmer Hoffman

    Naomi Elizabeth Palmer Hoffman went home to be with her Lord on Saturday, July 12, 2014, surrounded by her loving family.

    July 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • Virginia Ruth Miller Sensenig

    Virginia Ruth Miller Sensenig of Tucumcare, N.M., formerly of Clintonville and Lancaster, Pa., died Friday, July 4, 2014, after a lingering illness. She was 75.

    July 29, 2014

  • Dorothy Patterson McNeish

    Dorothy Patterson McNeish, formerly of Gill Road, Pine Township, passed away at 11:43 a.m. Tuesday, July 8, 2014, in Orchard Manor, Pine Township, where she was a resident for nine years. She was 95.

    July 29, 2014

  • Laurabelle L. Long

    Laurabelle L. Long, formerly of Harrisville, died at 7:50 p.m. Wednesday, July 9, 2014 in the care of Orchard Manor, Grove City, where she resided. She was 93.

    July 29, 2014

  • ali obt140712-jones, Dorothy May Jones

    Dorothy May Jones, formerly of Grove City, passed away on Sunday, July 6, 2014, after a brief illness, surrounded by her loving children. She was 97.

    July 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • ali obtWilliamson0709.jpg Margaret 'Peg' Miller Williamson

    Margaret "Peg" Miller Williamson of Edgewood Avenue, Grove City, passed away Thursday morning, July 3, 2014, in Grove Manor Nursing Home after becoming ill in April. She was 76.

    July 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • obt140709-dankovich, ma.jpg Mary L. Dankovich

    Mary L. Dankovich, a resident for 11 years of Orchard Manor, Pine Township, passed away at 12:20 a.m. Sunday, July 6, 2014, in Orchard Manor. She was 91.

    July 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • ali OBT140705-McCool, Drusilla- Drusilla A. "Dolly" McCool

    Drusilla A. "Dolly" McCool of Grove City, formerly of Harrisville, passed away Thursday afternoon, (6-26-14) in Orchard Manor, Grove City. She was 89.

    July 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • ali obt140702Jordan, Patricia.j Patricia A. Jordan

    Patricia A. Jordan, a resident since 1991 of Browntown Road, Liberty Township (Slippery Rock), formerly of Clark, N.J., died at 4:01 p.m. Sunday, June 29, 2014, in UPMC Mercy, Pittsburgh. She was 78.

    July 29, 2014 1 Photo

Featured Ads
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide