ASHLAND — Dorothy A. Catizone, 54, of 21 Shamokin St., Ashland, passed away Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville.

She was born in Ashland, August 26, 1966, a daughter of Edward Rooney, of Lavelle, and the late Alice (Klingerman) Rooney.

She was a 1984 graduate of North Schuylkill High School, Fountain Springs.

Earlier, Dorothy was employed by Professional School Photographics. She was last employed as a utility worker at the PPL Susquehanna Nuclear Steam Electric Plant, Berwick.

On Aug. 13, 1994, in the former Saint Ignatius Church, in Centralia, she married Anthony Catizone, who survives.

Dorothy was of the Catholic faith. She enjoyed photography and gardening and loved animals.

Surviving in addition to her father, Edward Rooney and her husband of 26 years, Anthony Catizone, are her son, Anthony H. Catizone and his girlfriend, Ari, of Mount Carmel; her daughter, Alexandra Catizone, of Harrisburg; one grandson, Quinn Wyatt Hajdu-Catizone; three brothers, Patrick Rooney, of Locust Gap, Kyle Rooney and his wife, Lora, of Lavelle and Charles Rooney, of Hazleton; numerous nieces and nephews.

Preceding her in death in addition to her mother, Alice Rooney, was her grandson, Anthony Myles Catizone.


CATIZONE — Dorothy A. Catizone, 54, of 21 Shamokin St., Ashland. Services will be private at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy can be made to Hillside SPCA Inc., PO Box 233, 51 SPCA Road, Pottsville 17901 or at Joseph J. Stutz Inc. Funeral Home, 40 S. Market St., Mount Carmel, has been entrusted with the arrangements. To leave a condolence for Dorothy’s family, sign the guestbook at

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