Dorothy Kavalow, 68, of Olyphant, passed away Saturday at Allied Hospice, after a courageous 10 year battle with breast cancer. Her husband of 44 years, Mark Kavalow, was by her side.
Born in Scranton, she was a daughter of the late Edward and Florence Dembosky Macarski. She attended and was a 1968 graduate of Dickson City High School, and was a member of St. Mary of the Visitation Church. Before retirement, Dotty was employed at Wegmans, in Dickson City.
Dotty enjoyed gardening, fishing and was an avid reader. She and her sister, who was also her best friend, spent numerous times together. She did everything for her children and grandchildren, and will be missed dearly by everyone who knew her.
The family would like to thank the staff at Allied Hospice for their wonderful care, and also the staff at Memorial Sloan Kettering, N.J for their compassion and love, that they showed Dotty, for the last 4 years. And a heartfelt, Thank you, to her friends and colleagues at Wegmans, for the great Memories.
Surviving is a daughter, Rebecca Snyder and husband Nicholas, Throop, sons,Jared Kavalow, and wife Lindsey, Olyphant and Alex Kavalow and wife Abby, Browndale, three grand children, Emma Rae Kavalow, Wyatt Paul Kavalow and Lucy Rose Snyder, a sister, Marilyn Bartish and husband Edward, Olyphant.
The funeral will be private, at the convenience of the family.
Arrangements provided by the Louis J. Rapoch Funeral Home. 420 Church St. Archbald.
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