She was born in McKeesport, the daughter of the late Michael F. and Rose (Ivkovich) Ziobro. She married Vincent E. Prugar on September 10, 1955 at Saint Cyprian's Catholic Church in Pittsburgh. He preceded her in death on June 1, 2013.
She is survived by her six children Valerie A. and husband Barry Keller of Blue Ridge Summit, Vincent M. and wife Marianna (Nikulcza) of York, Vanessa M. and Victor P. Prugar of Altoona, Vivian R. and husband Edward L. Fry of Martinsburg, Vance C. and wife Vanessa (Guillard) of Old Hickory, TN, 6 grandchildren, 1 great-granddaughter, and 1 sister, Martha Jane Ziobro of Hermitage, TN.
Dolores was a 1953 graduate of Our Lady of Sacred Heart Academy in Coraopolis.
Mrs. Prugar was a member of Holy Rosary Catholic Church. She was employed at Dun & Bradstreet as a recorder of accumulated business data and worked at the Pittsburgh Screw and Bolt (PSB) in the mailroom until the birth of her first child. In later years, she worked at the Wehnwood Diner as a cook/waitress.
But her passion in life was her husband, children, grandchildren and great-granddaughter. She also loved cooking, baking, gardening, canning, reading, and playing the piano.
Friends will be received Friday from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 pm at Stanley J. Krish Funeral Home, Inc., 1204 - 17th Street, Altoona, PA..
Funeral mass will be held Saturday, October 19, 2013, at 10:00 am at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, 900 N. 4th Street, Altoona, by Msgr Michael Servinsky.
Interment will be held at Ss. Peter & Paul Roman Catholic Cemetery, Altoona.
In lieu of flowers, please have masses said in remembrance of Dolores.