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Dorothy J. (Lotarski) Mika


dorothy mika

April 21, 1929 ~ February 9, 2020 (age 90)

BOARDMAN – Dorothy Mika, 90 passed away on February 9, 2020 at Beeghly Oaks Center.  

She was born April 21, 1929, in Youngstown, a daughter of the late John and Laura Lotarski.

Dorothy was a parishioner of St. Stanislaus Kostka Church all her life. She was a member of the Infant Guild. She worked at Sears in management for many years and belonged to their Sears Retirement Club.

Dorothy leaves behind to cherish her memory, her children, Francine Maurer, Frank E. Mika, Jr., Janine (husband William) Petko, and Doreen Keller, her grandchildren, Alicia (husband Bryan) Mollohan, Andrew (wife Ashleigh) Mika, Jillian (husband Steve) Testa, Heather (husband Daniel) Brammer, Brittany (partner Michael Mogor) Petko, Jessica (husband Brian) Bailey, Lindsay (husband Drew) Hummer and Kaitlin (husband Brian) Picone, 11 great grandchildren and her sisters, Virginia Chirchiglia, Matilda Airhart and Joane Ross. 

Other than her parents, she was preceded in death by her beloved husband Frank E. Mika, Sr., whom she married April 30, 1949, and who passed on September 3, 2005, her sister Irene Sandusky and son-in-law William M. Maurer.   

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, February 12, 2020 at St. Stanislaus Kostka Church.  Family and friends may call one hour prior to the service, from 10:00 AM to 10:50 AM at the church. Burial will take place at Calvary Cemetery.