Dorothy R. Balazy, 82 of Houston died Thursday-September 17, 2015 unexpectedly at the Donnell House. She was born September 21, 1932 in Washington the daughter of the late Stanley A. & Alice H. Negle Balazy. Miss Balazy was employed as a Telephone Operator for 40 years for Bell Telephone, later known as Verizon until her retirement. She was a member of Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal Church and the Christian Mothers of the church. She was a graduate of Chartiers Houston High School. Miss Balazy was a member of the Telephone Pioneers of America, Fort Pitt Chapter and a member of the Bell Telephone 10 year Club. She was an avid Pirates & Steeler fan. She enjoyed watching the “Price Is Right”, reading and going to the Meadows Casino.
Surviving are her two sisters; Patricia Getzik of Mt. Lebanon & Frances Raspet of Houston, sister in law; Maxine Balazy of Burgettstown, nieces; Debra (Gary) Cummings of Zelienople, Kim (Greg) Drahuschak of Mt. Lebanon, Michelle (Jeff) Siders of Houston, Kathy (Chris) Vermilya of Canonsburg & Beth (Bill) Reedy of Canonsburg, nephews; David (Debbie) Getzik of Washington & Michael (Mary) Raspet of Magnolia, Texas, step nieces; Jody (Dean) Mazutis of Bentleyville & Jamie (Shawn) Leonard of Burgettstown, step nephew; David Constant of Slovan. Several great nieces & great nephews survive along with several great step nieces & great step nephews.
Miss Balazy was preceded in death by her brother; Stanley Balazy & her dog; Abby.
Friends will be received on Sunday-September 20, 2015 from 2:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. & 7:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. in the Warco-FalvoFuneral Home, Inc. Wilson at E. Katherine Avenues, Washington, S. Timothy Warco, supervisor/director, Susan Falvo Warco, director, S. Timothy Warco II, director. A prayer service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Monday-September 21, 2015 in the funeral home followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 2:00 p.m. in Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal Church, Meadow Lands with the Rev. Carmen A. D’Amico as celebrant. Burial will follow in Queen of Heaven Cemetery, McMurray. Memorial contributions can be made to Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal Church, 300 Pike St., Box 366 Meadow Lands Pa. 15347 or to Angel Ridge Animal Rescue at www.angelridgeanimalrescue.org. Online condolences may be expressed at www.WarcoFalvoFuneralHome.com