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Dorothy P. (Murawski) Vilsack

December 11, 1928 - February 28, 2023


Obituary For Dorothy P. (Murawski) Vilsack

Age 94, peacefully on Tuesday, February 28, 2023, of Brentwood, formerly of Polish Hill.

Beloved wife of the late Joseph H. Vilsack; loving mother of Carolyn Weber; proud G-ma of A.J. (Dara) Weber; sister of the late Carl (Barbara) Murawski; aunt of Mary (Marty) Keib, Carl Jr. (Lori) Murawski, Joyce (Vince) Minko, Michael Murawski, Mark (Gail) Murawski and the late Paul Murawski. Also survived by nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, cousins, neighbors and friends. Dorothy attended high school at Mt. Nazareth Academy and nursing school at Mercy Hospital in Altoona. She also graduated from California University of Pennsylvania with a BS in Education. Dorothy was the beloved Brentwood School Nurse for 25 years. She was an active member of numerous nursing clubs and the community. She was most proud of her Polish heritage. Friends will be received at the John F. Slater Funeral Home, Inc., 412-881-4100, 4201 Brownsville Road, Brentwood 15227 on Thursday, March 2, 2023 from 4-7 p.m. and Friday from 9:00 a.m. until the time of a funeral prayer at 9:45. Mass of Christian Burial in Blessed Trinity Parish, St. Sylvester Church at 10:30 a.m.

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  • March 03, 2023

    Carolyn, Sorry to hear that your Mom passed. I'm sure she's up there watching over you. God Bless.

  • March 02, 2023

    May she rest in peace, I was one of the students at Brentwood when she was there. Praying for her and her family 🙏

  • March 02, 2023

    Carolyn, Sending our most sincere condolences to you and your family. We have fond memories of working with your Mom. Rick and Denise Altomari

  • March 02, 2023

    So Sorry to Hear I grew up at the other end of West Willock My Mom and Dorthy were the Book ends of the street. We Always felt safe knowing she was on the corner watching out for us Always very Happy when we would see her at Church. She will be Missed Patrick Cunningham

  • March 01, 2023

    Carolyn. I am so sorry to hear of your moms passing. I was just thinking of her. How lucky that you had her so long. Enjoy ur memories. Kathy Quallich

  • March 01, 2023

    To Carolyn, AJ, and Dara Weber May you find comfort during this very difficult time. My heart is with you. And may Dorothy rest in everlasting peace. 🕊️ Love always, Jackie Weber Shahar and Harel Shahar 💕