December 7, 1929 - June 5, 2021
Burial Date: June 14, 2021
Dorothy Hodnick Dapollonio (Trbovich) passed to her eternal life on Saturday, June 5, 2021 at her home with loving family by her side.
Born December 7, 1929 in Midland, the youngest child to Mike and Marta Trbovich and sister to Stevo, Rudy and Natalie.
She married her husband Adam Hodnick on October 20, 1951. He preceded her in death on October 16, 1978 after 27 years of marriage.
Dorothy is survived by loving daughters Paula and her husband Sam Walter (Rochester) and Donna and her husband Michael Brewer (Arlington, Texas)
Grandson Luke Brewer and his wife Lauren (Arlington, Texas) and granddaughters Anne Walter Kampf with her husband Bill and great grandsons Adam and Matthew (Canonsburg); Emily Brewer Alardin with her husband Pete and great granddaughters Natalia and Olivia (Arlington, Texas); Elizabeth Walter Wetzel with her husband Christian and great granddaughter Charlotte (Beaver). She was preceded in death by her great grandson Pedro Alardin IV in 2009.
Dara, as he affectionately called her, is survived by her husband of 18 years, Joseph Dapollonio along with his children Denise and David Runyon, Lisa Howard, Joe and Dawn D’Apollonio and Teresa and Paul Miller and numerous grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by brothers and sisters-in-law Stevo and Gertrude Trbovich, Rudy and Ann Trbovich and sister Natalie (Nancy)Trbovich.
Dorothy’s life revolved around her family. She was a wonderful cook and loved feeding family and friends. She loved to travel, spending time visiting family in Florida as well as many countries in Europe (especially family in Croatia). Dorothy also loved spending her winters in Florida; being at the beach was her happy place. She and Joe together were great travel partners.
Dorothy loved her family. She was Teta or Aunt Dot to numerous nieces and nephews from both the Hodnick and Trbovich families.
She will be sadly missed by friends whom she loved like family.
Dorothy was proud of her Serbian heritage and was a member of St. George Serbian Orthodox Church in Midland where she loved attending Divine Liturgy and gathering with her “Strudel and Noodle” friends.
Friends will be received Sunday, June 13, 2021, from 2 p.m. until 6 p.m. in the Noll Funeral Home, Inc., 333 Third St., Beaver, where a Pomen will take place at 5:30 p.m. The funeral service is on Monday, June 14, 2021, at 10 a.m. at St. George Serbian Orthodox Church in Midland. Online condolences may be shared at nollfuneral.com.
The family requests that donations in her memory, if desired, be made to St. George Serbian Orthodox Church in Midland.