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Dorothy Cotter

March 1, 1922 — November 17, 2016

Dorothy Cotter

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Dorothy Hanlon Cotter born March 1, 1922 and passed on Thursday November 17, 2016 to be reunited with her redheaded sailor. Daughter of the late William Hanlon and Agnes Diamond. Wife of the late Jack E. (Red) Cotter, and mother of William H. Cotter. Dorothy was a lifetime resident of Munhall and a proud member of the Munhall High School class of 1939 which she served as Class valedictorian. She graduated from Pitt in 1943 and remained steadfast and loyal to the Panthers and Dan Marino. Former employee of Robert Kane ESQ, US Steel, Carnegie Mellon University, Fairway 12 Inc, and the Gameroom Lounge Inc.

Dorothy was known for her strong work ethic and for being fiercely independant with a sharp and keen wit.  A voracious reader, she had an intellect that always amazed people who met her. She had a vast knowledge of local history and loved to talk about the golden years of baseball.  She had an unbounding love for all her dogs that she had through the years. She loved Frank Sinatra and adored Paul Newman.

She served the P.T.A., Boy Scouts, Local Election Boards, Vacation Bible School and was a booster of Munhall and Steel Valley basketball, baseball and football.  Along with her husband and others she was instrumental in teh founding and running of the munhall baseball league and the 5 boros sports assoc.

Dorothy was a lifelong member of “The Wee Kirk”, Anne Ashley Methodist Church. Dear friend of The Walter Pitchford, Henry Cerra and David Armstrong Families.  A special thanks to Dr. Peg Beaver and the staff at Concordia of Monroeville and the Good Samaritan Hospice for taking care of” Miss Dorothy” much appreciation to all who sent cards, visited or prayed for Dorothy. Friends received on Sunday from 1 to 9 P.M. at George Irvin Green Funeral Home Inc. 3511 Main St. Munhall 412-461-6394 where a Funeral Service will be on Monday at 11:00 A.M. with Rev Donald Blinn

Good night sweet princess and please God, at long last, grant her peace and a joyful reunion with loved ones and friends who are waiting for her at "the Rainbow Bridge"

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