She was born on December 12, 1921 in Morgantown, WV, the daughter of the late William VanGilder and Helen H. Horvath VanGilder.
Dottie was a member of Cove Presbyterian Church. She served as a volunteer at Weirton Medical Center Women’s Auxilliary for 44 years. Dottie was a long time member of the Women’s Golf Association of Williams Country Club, having served as treasurer for 19 years. She is a graduate of West Virginia University with a B.5. degree and became a statistician at the War department, Wright Patterson Field, Dayton, OH. She also hd taken graduate work in auditing at W.V.U.
She was a 50 year member of the Order of Eastern Star, was past Matron and twice served as a grand officer. She also served as an instructor and deputy instructor for several years. She was a charter member and past Royal Matron of the Order of the Amaranth and was a Grand officer in the Grand Court.
She is survived by her husband of 65 years, C. Robert Cattrell; daughter, Catherine Ann Cattrell of Bridgeville, PA; son, William R. Cattrell and wife,. arian, of Weirton, WV; sisters, Mary Kathryn Shanabarger and husband, Jay, of Pittsburgh, PA, Emma Frances Miller of Winter Park, FL; and granddaughter, Amy Elizabeth Cattrell.
The family will receive friends at the Steel & Wolfe Funeral Home, 3721 Main Street, Weirton, WV, on Wednesday, April 29, 2009 from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. Additional visitation will be held at Cove Presbyterian Church on Thursday from 10 am until service at 11 am.
Funeral services will be held at Cove Presbyterian Church, 3404 Main Street, Weirton, WV, on Thursday, April 30, 2009 at 11:00 am with Dr. J.E. Rudiger and Reverend Terry Stoops officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to Cove Presbyterian Church, Endowment Committee, 3404 Main Street, Weirton, WV 26062.