Mrs. Alice E. Dollard, of Dallas, passed away Tuesday, November 19, 2013 on her 58th wedding anniversary.
Born in Duryea, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Martha Delengowski Zielinski. She was a graduate of Holy Rosary and Duryea High School. Prior to her retirement as deputy branch manger, she was employed by the Social Security Administratation, Wilkes Barre for 35 years.
She was a member of Gate of Heaven Church, Dallas.
She was a loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She enjoyed cooking for her family and friends, especially on the holidays. Many happy family memories were made along the Florida Gulf Coast.
She was proceeded in death by husband, William C. Dollard, who passed away on June 17, 2008 and brother, John Zielinski.
Daughter, Mary Blase and her husband, Dr. Robert, of Dallas
Son, Dr. William Dollard and his wife, Carol, of Putnam Valley, New York
Son, Joseph Dollard of Dallas
Son, Paul Dollard and his wife, Elvira, of Scranton
Dr. Brian Blase and his wife, Theresa
Karla Dalessandro and her husband, Chris
Jack, Evan, Spencer, Andrew, Nick and Jade
Brother, Edward Zielinski of Wilkes Barre
Sister, Stella Sikorski of New Jersey
Sister in law, Vicki Zielinski of Duryea
Brother and sister in law, Walter and Joan Dollard of Pittsburg
Several nieces and nephews
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday, November 22, 2013 at 11:00 A.M. in Gate of Heaven Church, Dallas with the Rev. Daniel Toomey officiating. Interment will be in Holy Rosary Cemetery, Duryea. The family will receive friends at the church from 10:30 A.M. until the time of services. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions may be made to Gate of Heaven Church, 40 Machelle Ave., Dallas, Pa. 18612 or to Holy Rosary School, 125 Stephenson Street, Duryea, Pa. 18642. Arrangements are by the Bernard J. Piontek Funeral Home Inc., 204 Main Street, Duryea. To leave the family an online condolence, please visit out website, www.piontekfuneralhome.com
Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. Aunt Alice will surely be missed.Christa & Jim Chilson (almost 6 years ago)