Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Coal Region Canary
Coal Region CanaryCoal Region Canary

Schuylkill County Obituaries

Dorothy “Dot” Cress, 70 – Enjoyed Crafts and Making Wreaths

dorothy cress obituary

Dorothy “Dot” Cress, 70, of Coal Township, passed away peacefully on Saturday, February 1, at Schuylkill Center, Pottsville.

Born in Girardville, she was a daughter of the late John V. and Anna Pidgeon Gregis. She worked as a dietary aide for Mount Carmel Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

She was a member of St. Vincent dePaul Catholic Church, Girardville, now worship site to St. Charles Borromeo Parish.

Dot enjoyed doing crafts and making wreaths.

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her two brothers, Robert and Francis Gregis.

Dot is survived by her son Justin Dietrich, Coal Township; her daughter Jean Willis, Kulpmont; her brother John P. Gregis, Girardville; her two grandchildren: David and Abbey Willis; her beloved partner, William Dietrich, Mount Carmel.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday, February 5, at 11 a.m. at St. Vincent dePaul Catholic Church, Girardville with Rev. Brian Miller, pastor, as the celebrant. Friends are invited to her viewing at the church on Wednesday morning from 9:30 a.m. until the time of mass. Interment will be held in St. Vincent’s Catholic Cemetery, Frackville.



Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.

Subscribe to Coal Region Canary

Get email updates from Coal Region Canary by becoming a subscriber today. Just enter your email address below to get started!

News Tips?

Let us know of news happening in your area. Use our NEWS TIPS ENTRY FORM
Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

More From The Canary

Obituaries Index

The latest obituaries from the Schuylkill County coal region for June 6, 2023.

Local News

Police investigation ongoing

Local News

State Police bomb squad called in

Local News

Investigation ongoing, police say

Canary Jumped the Shark

What's the deal with June 31st?

Local News

Opposing Republicans present strong argument on 'No' vote

Schuylkill County Police News

Incident happened on May 27

Local News

Bridge repair over Swatara Creek begins Monday.

Schuylkill County Man

Victim told police the bear made her "see stars"

Local Weather

Fire Weather Watch in effect