Dorothy “ Dottsie” Gaverick Weand, 80, of Shenandoah, formerly of Gilberton, passed away Thursday morning at the Ridgeview Health Care and Rehabilitation Center, Shenandoah Heights.
Born in the former Ashland Hospital, she was a daughter of the late Peter and Mary Zuber Gaverick. She was a graduate of Frackville High School.
Dottsie worked as a waitress for several area restaurants including the former Deturch Restaurant and Melrose Restaurant, both of Shenandoah, and was a manager of the former Blue Star Diner, Frackville.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her companion, Charles W. Morgan; three sisters, Mary Nielubowich, Helen Slovick and Evelyn Gaverick; four brothers; John, Michael, Joseph and Peter Gaverick.
Dorothy is survived by a daughter, Michelle Guida and husband Daniel, Shenandoah; a son, Michael Weand and companion Kathy Haage, Coal Township; a granddaughter, Megan Weand; 3 brothers; Steven Gaverick and Wasyl Gaverick; both of Frackville and Andrew Gaverick, Pottsvile; several nieces and nephews
Graveside Services will be held at the convenience of the family in St. Mary’s Byzantine Catholic Cemetery, Mahanoy Township.