Dorothy P. (Petrarca) McIntire

Died: Sat., Feb. 10, 2018


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MCINTIRE, DOROTHY P., 87 OF BLAIRSVILLE, PA

passed away on Saturday, February 10, 2018 at St. Andrew's Village, Indiana, PA.  She was born April 10, 1930 in Euclid Village, OH, daughter of the late Salvatore Petrarca and Mary (Stasio) Petrarca.  She was a member of SS Simon & Jude Church, Blairsville, PA.Good friends called her “Doro”.Dorothy had worked at Bell Telephone and retired as a secretary for Blairsville Machine Products Company.   She was a member and past president of both the Quota Club International and Italian Club Ladies Auxiliary, both of Blairsville.  She enjoyed playing in a bridge club for many years.  Dorothy loved to travel to state and national conventions with the Quota Club and also to travel with her daughters and grandchildren.She loved her husband Pete, whom she had a wonderful marriage with for 49 ½ years.  They owned the former bar,“Pete’s Place”, in Blairsville in the 1980’s.  They loved to go to estate sales and frequent trips to Atlantic City.  She was a novice crocheter.  She loved reading her horoscope and books.  She loved all of the family holiday dinners and birthdays making pizzelles and ravioli.  Dorothy loved spending time with her children and grandchildren.  Most of all she enjoyed attending her grandchildren’s sports, music, church and school functions.  She was a resident of St. Andrews Village the last 2 years of her life.  She flourished while she lived there.  She was active in bingo, crafts, singing karaoke, bus trips, exercising, baking & especially summers sitting outside on the beautiful patio where she wore her sunglasses and straw hats.  All of the staff and friends called her “Hollywood”.  Her family frequently took her out to holiday dinners, cookouts, shopping, for ice cream and trips to the casino.  Dorothy is survived by her children: Bonnie Mulneix & husband, Donald, The Villages, FL, Jody Piper, Blairsville, PA, Jamie Thomas & husband, Mark, Torrance, PA, Jan McGuire & husband, Richard, Josephine, PA,  Barry McIntire, Blairsville, PA and David McIntire, Blairsville, PA; sister, Joan Fluke of Blairsville, PA; grandchildren:  Maryssa McGuire, Chiara McGuire Sebina & husband, Malima, Crystal McIntire, Cory McIntire, Sean Cogan and Ethan Piper; 3 great grandchildren; cousin, Cosmos "Coz" Stasio and special friends, Heather & Darrick Brown & Family, Gibsonia, PA, who never forgot her.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Gene "Pete" McIntire in 2000 and grand sons, Franklin Jones & John Libengood.  A special thanks to all friends and family who took the time to send flowers and cards  to Dorothy at St. Anderws. In keeping with Dorothy’s wishes, there will be no visitation.  A memorial service will be held at the convenience of the family.  She will be buried in Blairsville Cemetery beside her husband, Pete.  If so desired, memorial donations may be made to SS Simon & Jude Church, 155 N. Brady St., Blairsville, PA 15717.

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Mary Ann and Mickey Fennych
   Posted Mon February 12, 2018
Dear Bonnie, Barry, Jody, Jamie, David and Jan,

Your Mother was such an eloquent woman with many talents and always a smile on her face. Know that she will be united with her parents, husband, many relatives and friends who have passed before her. I will always remember the happy times we've shared through the years. Take care.

Cousins, MaryAnn and Mickey

Lori Kohan Mack
   Posted Tue February 13, 2018
My deepest condolence on Dorothy's passing. I enjoyed living across the street from her on 2nd Ave, we had some wonderful talks and shared memories. I'm the person who bought her Mom's house on South Morrow 22 years ago. I always felt so blessed that she sold it to me, I've always felt very at home in it. God Bless, now she is home with Pete again.
Love,
Lori

Judy Groom
   Posted Tue February 13, 2018
You have my deepest sympathy. Dorothy was such a sweetheart. She had the nicest smile and always looked eloquent. I will miss her smile and talking to her. I will miss seeing all of you also. Barry it was so great getting to see you so much again.

Take care and may God bless all of you.

Charlie and Marian Bartosh
   Posted Wed February 14, 2018
Our deepest sympathies to all of you. We go way back with special memories of the old "swim team" days when we first met your mom. I'm happy to have run in to her shopping a few times and she was always the same smiling and cordial Dorothy. A lovely lady in every sense of the word.
Charlie and Marian Bartosh

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