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Schuylkill County Obituaries

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

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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.

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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.

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