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Dorothy Jean Hollerman

October 22, 1922 September 30, 2019
Dorothy Jean Hollerman
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Obituary for Dorothy Jean Hollerman

Dorothy Jean Hollerman, age 96, of Zelienople, passed away on Monday, September 30, 2019 while under the care of Quality Life Services in Mercer.

Born October 22, 1922 in Pittsburgh, she was the daughter of the late Herbert Kirsop and Mayme Hawk Kirsop.

Dorothy was a lifelong member of English Lutheran Church in Zelienople, where she served as the very first secretary in 1942. She retired from her duties in 1972. While attending English Lutheran Church, she served on the Church Council as Secretary, taught Sunday School and kindergarten, and was the chairperson that helped coordinate funeral luncheons. She also served as the President and Secretary of the Lutheran Church Women.

An active member of the community, Dorothy delivered Meals-on-Wheels and belonged to the Keenagers. She was the Secretary of the Harmony Historical Society before joining the Zelienople Historical Society. Dorothy was a Charter Member of the Zelienople Historical Society, where she served on the Board for several years and was docent for tours. She helped to restore the Passavant House, where she worked as a receptionist, a guide, and helped to translate the letters of Zelie Passavant. Dorothy assisted with coaching girls’ softball and mentoring Girl Scouts. In her free time, she enjoyed writing poetry, reading, traveling, drawing and painting.

She leaves behind to cherish her memory her children, Philip D. (Velma) Hollerman of Middle Lancaster Twp., William D. Hollerman (the late Sheryl Chambers Hollerman) of Decatur, AL, and Gary A. (Gwen) Hollerman of North Sewickley Twp.; her five grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, Dorothy was preceded in death by her husband, Luther F. Hollerman, who passed away on December 30, 1998; her brothers, Herbert and Kenneth Kirsop; and her sisters, Thelma Harkins, Betty Smoose and Ethel Graves.

Friends will be received 2-4 P.M. and 6-8 P.M. on Tuesday, October 8, 2019 at the Boylan Funeral Home, Inc., 324 E. Grandview Ave., Zelienople, PA 16063.

A funeral ceremony will be held at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, October 9, 2019 at the funeral home with Pastor Bob Zimmerman and Pastor Bob Keplinger of English Lutheran Church, co-officiating.

Dorothy will be laid to rest at the Zelienople Community Mausoleum.


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Previous Events

Visitation

Tuesday

8

Oct

2:00 PM 10/8/2019 2:00:00 PM - 4:00 PM 10/8/2019 4:00:00 PM
Boylan Funeral Home, Inc. - Zelienople East

324 E. Grandview Avenue
Zelienople, PA 16063

Boylan Funeral Home, Inc. - Zelienople East
324 E. Grandview Avenue Zelienople 16063 PA
United States

Visitation

Tuesday

8

Oct

6:00 PM 10/8/2019 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 10/8/2019 8:00:00 PM
Boylan Funeral Home, Inc. - Zelienople East

324 E. Grandview Avenue
Zelienople, PA 16063

Boylan Funeral Home, Inc. - Zelienople East
324 E. Grandview Avenue Zelienople 16063 PA
United States

Service

Wednesday

9

Oct

11:00 AM 10/9/2019 11:00:00 AM
Boylan Funeral Home, Inc. - Zelienople East

324 E. Grandview Avenue
Zelienople, PA 16063

Boylan Funeral Home, Inc. - Zelienople East
324 E. Grandview Avenue Zelienople 16063 PA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Zelienople Community Mausoleum Final Resting Place

S. Oliver Avenue
Zelienople, PA 16063

S. Oliver Avenue Zelienople 16063 PA
United States
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