Dorothy K. Berkley, age 90 of York and formerly of Mt. Vernon, passed away on Monday, November 12, 2018 at Well Span York Hospital. She was a member of St. Patrick’s Roman Catholic Church in McKeesport, a member of the Women’s Guild and The Catholic Daughters of America, McKeesport Court. Born February 29, 1928 in Port Vue, she was the daughter of the late Emil “Abe” and Kathryn (Patrick) Potersnak. Dorothy joins her husband, the late Dr. Mark Berkley, who passed away June 19, 1999.
She survived by her, sons Dr. Mark C. Berkley of McDonald and Matthew (Catherine) Berkley of York; grandchildren Joshua, Zachary, and Madison. In addition to her parents and husband, Dorothy was preceded in death by her brothers Roger and Elmer Potersnak. Friends will be received in the Daniel F. Bekavac Funeral Home and Crematory, 4504 Walnut St., Versailles Borough, McKeesport, PA 15132 (412-678-3454) on Friday, November 16, 2018 from 2-4 PM and 6-8 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, November 17, 2018 at 10 AM at St. Patrick’s Roman Catholic Church. Burial will follow at Mount Vernon Cemetery, Elizabeth Twp.. Memorial contributions in Dorothy's name should be made to The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Harrisburg Chapter, 600 Corporate Cir., #103, Harrisburg, PA 17110. www.bekavacfuneralhome.com
Originally published November 12, 2018.