Dolores J. (Schildkamp) Centore

January 30, 1937 ~ April 10, 2019 (age 82)

Dolores J. Centore, 82, of Canonsburg passed away Wednesday April 10, 2019 in Washington Hospital surrounded by family.

She was born January 30, 1937 in Cleveland, OH the daughter of Joseph and Anna C. (Weimer) Schildkamp.

A graduate of St. Xavier Academy, she also belonged to Sodality at St. Bartholomew.

Mrs. Centore was employed for twenty-one years at Mayview State Hospital. 

She was an active volunteer at St. Patrick Church in Canonsburg in choir, as Eucharistic Minister, lector and Ladies of Charity, as well as coordinator for Meals On Wheels.

Most of all she was passionate about her family.

Surviving are her ex-husband Gene V. Centore; five children Gene J. (Karen) Centore, Peter V. Centore, Maria T. (Guy) Wilde, Anthony P. (Jody) Centore and Rita R. Kraniak; thirteen grandchildren and five great grandchildren.  Also surviving are three sisters Clare King, Dorothy Cerk and Joanne (John) Hudock and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Dolores was preceded in death by a sister Irene Schildkamp, and brothers Regis and James Schildkamp; a daughter-in-law Lorna Centore.

Friends will be received from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Sunday in Mario L. DeAngelo Funeral Home at 194 E. College St. in Canonsburg.  Departing prayers will be held in the funeral home at 9:30 a.m. Monday April 15, 2019 followed by a Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. Monday April 15, 2019 in St. Patrick Church.  Interment will follow in Queen of Heaven Cemetery in Peters Township.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude’s Hospital or to Canonsburg-Houston Meals on Wheels.

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