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“Prayers and thoughts for Mom, she is in a better place. Many great memories with her. May she rest in peace. Her son-Ed. ”
1 of 14 | Posted by: Ed Koba - Meeker, CO - Son

“Dear Dave, Patti and family, We are so sorry to hear about the death of your Mom, Dave. We just found out today while working at the Elementary...Read More »
2 of 14 | Posted by: Bill & Maryann Ackman - PA

“Dave, Ed & Cathy and families, Heard about your mom while I was away in Texas. I have many fond memories of Dorothy at the Post Office. You all...Read More »
3 of 14 | Posted by: Sam Zambanini - Davidsville, PA

“Dave, Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Gary, Jen, Evelyn and Steffi Buchsen ”
4 of 14 | Posted by: Gary Buchsen & Family - Johnstown, PA

“We are deeply saddened by your loss. Know that you are in our prayers during this difficult time. May God bless you and your family with strength and...Read More »
5 of 14 | Posted by: Wayne, Barb and Connor Adams - PA

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you. ”
6 of 14 | Posted by: Michael & Pam Britt - Johnstown

“Dear Dave and Patty, We were saddened to hear of your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Mel and Karen Lehman ”
7 of 14 | Posted by: Karen Lehman - Davidsville, PA

“Dave, Patti and family, My heartfelt sympathy on the loss of your Mother and Grandmother. You are all in my thoughts and prayers during this time. ...Read More »
8 of 14 | Posted by: Marya - St. Michael, PA

“Sorry to hear of your loss . . . hold on to the precious memories. You are in our thoughts and prayers. ”
9 of 14 | Posted by: Tim & Jan Bowman - Stoystown, PA

“Dave, Patty and Family, Our deepest condolences on the loss of Dave's Mom. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Fawn and Ed Slonka ”
10 of 14 | Posted by: Ed Slonka Jr - Johnstown, PA

“Dave and family, I am very sorry to hear of your loss. I am thinking of you and praying for you during this difficult time. Heather, Bill, and girls ”
11 of 14 | Posted by: Heather Ladika - Johnstown, PA

“Dave, Patty and Family, Just wanted you to know that we're thinking of all of you and hoping that all is going well.We all have good memories about...Read More »
12 of 14 | Posted by: Dan and Marylee Blough - PA

“Dotty was an extremely active and dedicated member of the National League of Postmasters, and equally so in her retirement. If she enjoyed anything...Read More »
13 of 14 | Posted by: Jim Merritt - Harpersfield, NY

“There are so many wonderful memories but we will especially always cherish the great times we spent in Virginia Beach. We always enjoyed the stories...Read More »
14 of 14 | Posted by: Dave & Patty - Jeannette, PA


Dorothy H. Urban-Koba, 81, passed away peacefully on March 22, 2012, at Our Lady of Perpetual Help in Virginia Beach, VA. She was born in Johnstown, Pennsylvania on January 1, 1931, and moved to Virginia Beach, VA after retiring. Her professional career included 42 years of employment with the US Postal Service as a Postmaster. She was a graduate of Conemaugh Township Area High School and attended the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown. She was preceded in death by her parents, Frank and Martha Klebonas; and her brother, Robert Urban. Leaving to cherish her memory are her son, David, of Jeannette, PA and his wife, Patty and their two children, Dave and Heather; granddaughter, Heather and her husband, Nik have three children, Morgan and twins Dominic and Dylan, that are Dorothy's great-grandchildren; her daughter, Katherine Di Nardo of Virginia Beach, VA and her husband, Jimmy and their four children, Jordan, Derek, Casey, and Carson. She was past President of the Pennsylvania Postmasters and Pennsylvania Postmaster of the Year. She cherished her membership in the National League of Postmasters, Virginia Branch of the NLPM, National and Great Neck Chapter AARP; Cape Henry Women's Club, Auxiliary of Fraternal Order of Eagles, SOLO of Tidewater, American Legion Auxiliary-National & Virginia, former member of Virginia Beach United Methodist Church, and recently the Church of the Holy Family. After retirement, she was an avid traveler and fulfilled her dream of seeing the world and made a host of friends along the way. Dorothy loved her family and cherished her friends. She loved reading, crocheting, and being active in the Democratic Party. She dedicated her great heart and mind to her family, friends, and her profession. She instilled strength and confidence to all in her life and will be greatly missed. Special thanks to all of her caregivers. Visitation will be on Sunday, March 25, 2012, from 2 to 4 p.m. followed by a funeral service at the Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home, 1264 N. Great Neck Road at 4 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Samaritan House. Condolences may be offered to the family at www.hollomon-brown.com.

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