Dorothy J. "Dottie" Douglass

Dorothy J. “Dottie” Douglass, 64, of Gifford, passed away Tuesday, August 3, 2021, at her residence.

Born on November 21, 1956, in Butler, she was a daughter of the late Raymond and Dorothy (Cooley) Hillwig Jr.

On August 7, 1976, at St. Joseph Church in Brady's Bend, she married Thomas M. Douglass who survives.

She was a 1975 graduate of Karns City High School.

Dottie owned and operated Sal's Plaza Restaurant for 15 years, and later owned The Kitchen Restaurant for another 15 years. Prior to her death she was the dining hall supervisor for Metz at the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford.

She was a member of the Mt. Jewett American Legion Auxiliary and Bradford Woman's Bowling League. She enjoyed time with her family most of all her grandkids.  She loved traveling from baseball field to baseball field to see her grandkids play, she never missed a game.

Surviving in addition to her husband of nearly 45 years is one son, Raymond (Jenn) Douglass, of Bradford, a daughter, Donna (Dan) Meister, of Bradford, three sisters, Cathy (Tom) Shepard, of Rochester, Mary (Casey) Tynan, of Butler, Lorie (Joe) Schwickrath, of Sarver, four brothers, Herk (Shelia) Hillwig, of East Brady, John Hillwig, of Butler, Joe (Karen) Hillwig, of East Brady, Steve (Lois) Hillwig, of Manahawkin, NJ, five grandchildren Logan and Austyn Douglass and Jacob, Danny and Cameron Meister. Along with several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her father and mother-in-law Homer and Carmella Douglass and one son-in-law Kevin Donovan.

Family will receive friends on Sunday, August 8, 2021, from 1 pm to 5 pm at the Mt. Jewett Veterans Memorial Club, aka Mt Jewett American Legion Post 0574.

Donations can be made to Bradford Regional Little League, 23 Northgate Drive, Bradford, PA 16701 or No Feline Left Behind in McKean County, P.O. Box 783 Bradford, PA 16701.

Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes Inc.

Online condolences may be expressed www.hollenbeckcahill.com

 

HOLLENBECK-CAHILL Funeral Home

33 South Avenue • Bradford, PA 16701

All Condolences -

Scott and I were so sorry to hear of Dottie''s passing. Our love, thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
— Mary Ann Quinn

I am sorry to hear of your loss.
— stoney greenberg

I worked with Dottie at Pitt. She was a sweet woman n a hell of a fighter for her life. I am sorry for your loss. Love n prayers
— Pat Funk

I was so sorry to hear of Dottie’s passing. My sympathy to both the Hillwig and Douglass families. Rest In Peace Dottie.
— Rebecca Bell

I worked with Dottie at Pitt. She was a sweet woman n a hell of a fighter for her life. I am sorry for your loss. Love n prayers
— Pat Funk

Ray and Family So very sorry to hear of your loss. Thoughts & Prayers.
— Carl Milks

Tom, Ray & Donna. So sorry to hear of Dottie’s passing. Keeping your family in our thoughts & prayers
— John & Jeanne Farone

To The Douglass Family Please accept my deepest sympathies. Wishing your family courage and peace during this time of mourning. May loving memories help you find peace.
— David R. Lewis

We are so very sorry for your families loss. My mom thought so very highly of her. She was a wonderful soul and was taken too early. May she Rest In Peace.
— Lisa and Adam Cramer

Tom Donna Ray I''m so sorry for you loss Dottie was a wonderful Person i''m glad i had her for a Sister inlawPraayer''s are with you all she be missed
— Ella Hillwig

Tom, Ray & Donna, we are so very sorry to hear about Dottie''s passing. Dottie always would great us with a smile and was so friendly. She always asked about our grand kids and her and Sue would talk forever if you let them. Dottie always made you feel special whenever you visited with her. We will have very fond memories of her at the Kitchen. She will be so very much missed.
— Larry & Sue Yeager

Donna, was so saddened to see this. I’m sorry for you and your family’s loss! Such a kind soul! Rest peacefully Dottie.
— Brian Corbett

Tom, Ray and Donna I am so very sorry for your loss. My thoughts are with you.
— Terri Salvucci

Tom, Ray and Donna, we are so saddened to hear of Dottie''s passing, we will keep you in our prayers and thoughts at this difficult time...
— Larry and Mary Donovan

Tom, Ray and Donna, we are so saddened to hear of Dottie''s passing, we will keep you in our prayers and thoughts at this difficult time...
— Larry and Mary Donovan

Condolences

  • Scott and I were so sorry to hear of Dottie''s passing. Our love, thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

    — Mary Ann Quinn
  • I am sorry to hear of your loss.

    — stoney greenberg
  • I worked with Dottie at Pitt. She was a sweet woman n a hell of a fighter for her life. I am sorry for your loss. Love n prayers

    — Pat Funk
  • I was so sorry to hear of Dottie’s passing. My sympathy to both the Hillwig and Douglass families. Rest In Peace Dottie.

    — Rebecca Bell
  • I worked with Dottie at Pitt. She was a sweet woman n a hell of a fighter for her life. I am sorry for your loss. Love n prayers

    — Pat Funk