Dolores Suzanne Torok "Toots," 85, died Saturday, March 19, 2016 at her home in McKeesport. Born January 9, 1931, a daughter of the late Barbara Szakos and John Tamas (Thomas).
Dolores Suzanne Torok "Toots," 85, died Saturday, March 19, 2016 at her home in McKeesport. Born January 9, 1931, a daughter of the late Barbara Szakos and John Tamas (Thomas). In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by ten siblings and her infant daughter, Marcia Torok. She was the loving wife of the late Andrew Torok; caring mother of Diane Blanchard, Donna (Sven) McElhinny, Edwin (Patti) Torok, Doreen (Henry) Phillips, Thomas (Pam) Torok, Bruce (Susan) Torok, Dennis (RoseAnn) Torok, Andrew "Chip" Torok, Kimberly Torok, and Barbie (Joseph) Whitney; grandmother of Christopher Gilkey, Tara Phillips, Tina Rider (Phillips), Matthew Phillips, Jodi Torok, Melissa Campbell (Blanchard), Andrew Torok, Jennifer Blanchard, Keri Golebiewski (McElhinny), Stephen Torok, Joshua Blanchard, Kyle Torok, Lyndsay Torok, Megan Tilley (Blanchard), Nathan Torok, Deanne Katchur (Torok), Mary McElhinny, Kody Torok, Andi Torok, Eryka Torok, Collin Whitney, and Noah Torok; step-grandmother of Brian and Bill Henze. She will also be missed by 6 great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews. She will be remembered for many reasons, including the love she held for her Hungarian heritage, the time she volunteered as a former member of the Coulter Ladies Auxiliary, her love of flowers, and above all, for her devotion to the children and grandchildren she raised into the strong, loving family they have become. Family and friends will be received Sunday, March 20, 2016 from 12 noon-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. at the JAYCOX-JAWORSKI FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORY, 2703 O'Neil Blvd., McKeesport, PA 15132. Mass of Christian Burial will be Monday, March 21, 2016 at 11 a.m. at Corpus Christi Parish. Fr. Kevin Dominik will officiate. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations are suggested to the Alzheimer's Association, 1100 Liberty Avenue, Ste. E-201, Pittsburgh, PA 15222. Condolences may be shared at www.jaycox-jaworskifh.com
Originally published March 19, 2016.