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April 27, 2014

Dorothy A. Stroz

JOHNSTOWN — STROZ – Dorothy A., 90, Johnstown, passed away serenely April 26, 2014, at Windber Hospice surrounded by her loving family.  Born June 23, 1923, in Johnstown, daughter of Frank William and Agnes Marie (Kohler) Partsch. Preceded in death by parents; brothers, Donald, Albert, Victor, and Herbert Partsch; and sister, Mary Joanne Partsch. Survived by husband of 57 years, Merle Stroz, and daughter, Dorothy Louise, both of Johnstown.  Sister of Anthony “Ed” Partsch; Raymond Partsch, and wife, Carol; and Harold Partsch, and wife, Lou Ann. Also survived by sisters-in-law, Irene Partsch, Mary Partsch and Virginia Partsch, and many godchildren, nieces and nephews. Dorothy enjoyed attending Mass, spending time with family, planting flowers, baking pies and making homemade candy. The family thanks Dr. Roy Ziegelstein and Dr. Paul Rosenberg of the Johns Hopkins Hospital for their outstanding care as well of the staff of Windber Hospice for their compassion. Member of SS Gregory & Barnabas Catholic Church, Daisytown, where funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Father Robert Ruston, pastor. Friends received from 3 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Harris Funeral Home, 500 Cherry Lane, Richland, where vigil service will be held. Committal, St. Joseph Cemetery Mausoleum. Online condolences may be posted to www.wharrisfuneralhome.com.

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