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Dorothy Veronica Notchick

January 9, 1924 - October 30, 2020

Burial Date November 3, 2020

Funeral Home Scotchlas Funeral Home, Inc.

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Dorothy Veronica Notchick, 96, a lifelong resident of Simpson, died Friday at the home of her niece, Dorothy Tornvall, Carbondale.

Born in Simpson, she was the daughter of the late John and Dorothy Dubill Notchick. She was a graduate of Fell High School, 1941 and was employed as a supervisor in Gentex Corp. Dorothy then attended St Joseph’s School of Nursing and graduated in 1973.  She was employed as a registered nurse at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Carbondale until her retirement.

Dorothy was a member of Holy Trinity Church, and attended St Michael’s Church and St. Rose Church.. She was a former member of the Confraternity of Christian Women, Rails to Trails,  Fell Township Renaissance, where she served as treasurer, the Fell Township Golden Age Club and was the treasurer for Fell Township’s 150th anniversary.   She was a member of the Retired Seniors Volunteer Persons and volunteered for American Red Cross where she had donated over 120 pints of blood.

Dorothy enjoyed various hand crafts, working in her flower garden and at Monkey Run Park , bird watching and spending time with family.  She was a devoted sister and aunt.

Dorothy is survived by a brother, Andrew Notchick and fiancee’ Cherilyn Apostolico, Waymart , her niece Dorothy and husband Arnold Tornvall, with whom she resided and was her care giver, a special nephew, John Notchick and additional nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by three brothers, Thomas, John and  Francis  Notchick, three sisters, Veronica Nepa, Clara Marchack and Lillian Notchick.

The funeral will be Tuesday with Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 am in St. Michael’s Church, 46 Midland St., Simpson, by the Rev. Joseph S. Sitko.   Interment will be in Holy Trinity Cemetery, Simpson. Friends may call at the church from 10 am until mass time. Masks are required and social distancing rules will be followed.

Please omit flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Red Cross, 545 Jefferson Ave., Scranton, PA 18510 or the St. Francis of Assisi Kitchen, 500 Penn Ave., Scranton, Pa. 18509.

Arrangements are by the Joseph W. Scotchlas Funeral Home, Inc., Simpson.


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