Avalon E. Dunkerton 98 of Monongahela died Friday June 14, 2019 at The Residence at Hilltop Carroll Twp.. Born January 31, 1921 in Monessen, a daughter of George and Rose Dietrich Shorraw. Avalon was an avid fisherman along with her late husband and enjoyed her needlework.
She is survived by her sister Norma Lee Foat of Silver Springs,MD and her nephew and his wife John and Wanda Pierce of Charleroi who were also her longtime caretakers, and several nieces and nephews, great and great-great. Avalon was preceded in death by her husband Charles Dunkerton on January 9, 2018 and had been married for 76 years at the time of his death, 4 brothers; George, Joseph, Earl and Richard Shorraw and 4 sisters; Eleanor Levinsky, Alma Stewart, Ruth DiGiacomo and June Rose Shorraw.
Visitation will be held on Monday June 17, 2019 from 2-4pm and 6-8pm in the Melenyzer Funeral Homes & Cremation Services, Inc. 825 Fallowfield Ave., Charleroi where funeral services will be held on Tuedsay June 18, 2019 at 10:00am with Rev. Candace Cook presiding. Interment will follow at Mon Valley Memorial Park Carroll Twp.