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Dorothy Dvorsky

Dorothy Mae Dvorsky (Hodge)

Saturday, September 9th, 1933 - Thursday, March 5th, 2020
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Dorothy Mae Dvorsky passed away Thursday, March 5, 2020. Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, March 10, with the Rosary to be recited at 7 p.m. at OakCrest Funeral Home. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10 a.m. Wednesday, March 11, at St. Louis Catholic Church with Rev. Ryan Higdon as celebrant. Burial will follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery near West.

Dorothy was born near Mora, Louisiana on September 9, 1933, the daughter of Ottis Hodge and Hazel Hillman Hodge. On August 20, 1955 she was united in marriage to Joe R. Dvorsky in Beaumont, Texas.

Dorothy graduated from DeRidder High School in DeRidder, Louisiana. She worked for GMAC, the Jefferson County District Attorney’s Office, Pasadena General Hospital and the Texas Commission for the Blind, from where she retired in 1992 with twenty-six years of service. She served her country in the U.S. Naval Reserve.

Dorothy was an avid bridge player and achieved the rank of Life Master. She was a member of the SPJST Lodge 6 and she was a volunteer at Providence Hospital for thirteen years, from 1997 to 2010. Dorothy was a member of St. Louis Catholic Church since moving to Waco in 1967.

Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents; sister, Deloris Picciotto; brother-in-law, Joe Picciotto; and her son, Joey.

Survivors include her husband of 64 years, Joseph; brother, Darwin and wife, Jesse of Port Neches, Texas; brother, Dewain and wife, Judy of Bella Vista, Arkansas; daughter-in-law, Mary Dvorsky of Waco; daughter, Patricia Geiger and husband, Dr. Joe Geiger of China Spring; son, Robert Dvorsky and wife, Peggy of Houston; 12 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.

In memoriam and in lieu of flowers, a contribution can be made to Bishop Louis Reicher Catholic Schools, if desired.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Tuesday, March 10th, 2020 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    When
    Tuesday, March 10th, 2020 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Location
    OakCrest Funeral Home
    Address
    4520 Bosque Boulevard
    WACO, TX 76710
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    Notes
    The Rosary will be recited at 7pm in the OakCrest Funeral Home Chapel
  • Service

    Wednesday, March 11th, 2020 | 10:00am
    When
    Wednesday, March 11th, 2020 10:00am
    Location
    St. Louis Catholic Church
    Address
    2001 N. 25th St
    WACO, TX 76708
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    Officiant
    Father Ryan Higdon
  • Interment

    Location
    St. Mary's Cemetery - West, Texas
    Address
    WEST, TX
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Martha Carlson

Posted at 03:41pm
I really loved Dorothy - she was such a special friend to me. We met through bridge and continued to be lunch and telephone friends. I always looked forward to her calls because even with her health struggles, she was upbeat and thinking of others.
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Denise & Rick Atkins

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Jean, Richard, Kristen, Sarah, Jacob and Jeremy

Posted at 11:35am
Our deepest sympathy. We loved Dorothy, she was always loving and kind to our family. She will be missed. Much Love, The Fallas Family
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