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Breski , Dorothy J. 85

West Kittanning

Dorothy Jean (Bowser) Breski, 85, of West Kittanning, died Sunday, Sept. 30, 2012, at Geidel's Personal Care Home. She was born Dec. 20, 1926, in Kittanning, a daughter of the late Harry L. and Margaret Marie (McGee) Bowser. She attended Franklin Union Baptist Church in Worthington and was a Gold Star Mother. She loved ice fishing and hunting with her sons. Survivors include her two sons, Harry (Sally) Breski, of Worthington, and John (Susan) Breski, of Ford City; seven grandchildren, Steven J. (Mindy) Breski, Dawn (Grant) Shaffer, Dianna Breski, Douglas Breski, Debra Breski, Christopher (Jenna) Breski and Lindi (Shane) McCullough; eight great-grandchildren, Morgan Breski, Kevin Breski, Allison Breski, Victoria Shaffer, Liam Breski, Avanna Breski, Kadvance Harbin and Joseph John Breski; and two sisters, Nancy (Delbert) Shankle, of Latrobe, and Helen Ann (John) Copenhaver, of East Brady. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Breski Sr.; two sons, Joseph Breski Jr. and James A. Breski; a sister, Alva Mae "Tottie" Buck; and an infant brother. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the SNYDER-CRISSMAN FUNERAL HOME in Kittanning, where services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday with the Rev. Scott Jones officiating. Interment in Lawn Haven Burial Estates. For more information or to send an online condolence, please visit


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