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Dorothy M. (Bobak) Kallis

June 3, 1928 ~ March 5, 2020 (age 91)

Obituary

Dorothy M. (Bobak) Kallis

Dorothy M. (Bobak) Kallis, 91 a resident of LaFayette Manor, PA passed away on Thursday, March 5, 2020 in the Uniontown Hospital surrounded by her loving family. She was born June 3, 1928 in Buffington, PA the daughter of the late Joseph and Antionette (Bester) Bobak. 

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Joseph Kallis, daughter Karen Gruden, two brothers Joseph and John Bobak and her sister Frances Apicella.

Dorothy was a member of the Historic Church of Saint Peter in Brownsville, PA and was retired from Kart’s Department Store in Uniontown.

She is survived by her two daughters Christine (Speedy) Rates-Sheets and husband James of Fairchance, Susan Orbash and husband Jonathan of Brownsville and a son Dean Kallis and wife Phaka of Thornton, Colorado.  She has seven grandchildren who loved her very much: Ryan Rates and wife Jessica, Leanna Saghy and husband Bill, Ronda Manyak and husband Greg, Stephanie Fichter and husband Scott, Kelly Rates and fiancé Dennis Grove and Megan and Julia Kallis. Her Twelve great grandchildren always put a smile on Dorthy’s face: Austin, Nicole, Ava, Jordan, Landon, Aubrie, Liam, Ella, Mason, Aiden, Emma and Tommie. They loved visiting her. A sister, Joan Karol and a brother, Edward Bobak both of Uniontown and many loving nieces, nephews and cousins.

A special thank you to the staff at LaFayette Manor for giving her special care over the last 6 years.

Dorothy’s family will receive friends & family from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. on Sunday, March 8, 2020 at the Kish-Fabry Funeral Home, Inc., 19 Legion Street, Republic, PA where Prayers of Transfer will be said at 9:15 AM. on Monday followed by a Funeral Mass at 10:00 AM. in the Historic Church of St. Peter, Brownsville, PA. with the Rev. Timothy J. Kruthaupt, as celebrant. Interment will follow in St Peter’s Cemetery Brownsville, PA.

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Services

Visitation
Sunday
March 8, 2020

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Kish-Fabry Funeral Home
19 Legion Street
Republic, PA 15475

Visitation
Sunday
March 8, 2020

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Kish-Fabry Funeral Home
19 Legion Street
Republic, PA 15475

Funeral Mass
Monday
March 9, 2020

10:00 AM
Historic Church of St. Peter
Church Street
Brownsville, PA 15417

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