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Dorothy F. (Rapp) Tkach

February 13, 1931 ~ November 30, 2021 (age 90)


Dorothy F. Tkach (Rapp)

Age 90, of Carnegie, on Tuesday, November 30, 2021 Dorothy peacefully journeyed to her heavenly home.  Beloved wife of the late Bernard V. Tkach.  Loving Mother of Bernard Tkach Jr., Daniel Tkach and Susan Tkach-Boroch.  Proud Grandmother of Alayna (Christopher) Bland, Ava Boroch and Michael Boroch.  Sister of Cathrine (the late John) Brannon, and preceded in death by  brother John Rapp and  sister Susan Fuhs. Dorothy is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Dorothy had a passion for her family, art, cats, reading, her Croatian heritage and music.  She was an accomplished artist and worked as a design draftswoman before starting a family.  Dorothy worked as a photograph retouching artist while raising her children.  Her hobbies were drawing, painting, playing the accordion and the piano.  She also enjoyed creating stained glass and calligraphy and painting murals and canvas. 

Dorothy was especially loved by all and had a contagious smile that never failed to light up a room. 

The family is planning a celebration of Dorothy’s life, 12:00PM Saturday, December 18th at 112 Lozer Drive, Moon Twp. Pa 15108. If you plan on attending or have any questions, please reach out to Dorothy’s Daughter, Susan at

Per Dorothy’s wishes, no visitations.

In lieu of flowers, family suggest donations to American Macular Degeneration Foundation ( OR National Aphasia Association - PO Box 87, Scarsdale, NY 10583. ( 


Arrangements entrusted to O’Brien's Funeral Home.

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