Dorothy C. (Carrubba) Szczepanski

September 24, 1925 ~ November 28, 2019 (age 94)


Dorothy C. Szczepanski  (nee Carrubba), age 94, of Valparaiso, passed away peacefully on Thanksgiving Day, November 28, 2019 at Avalon Springs Health Campus. Survived by her loving children: John ("Pinky"), Barbara (Ron) Squok and Mark (Kathy);  many grandchildren and great grandchildren. Preceded in passing by her loving husband, Bruno J. Szczepanski;  daughter, Debra Gard and grandson, Marcus Bruno Szczepanski.

Our mother donated her body to the Indiana University Anatomical Education Program. Her gift will contribute significantly to the advancement of health science education in the state of Indiana.

You are invited to make a donation in memory of Dorothy C. Szczepanski to: Anatomical Education Program, 635 Barnhill Drive, Room MS 5035, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202.

A funeral mass will be held after the holiday season in 2020. At that time a full obituary will be posted. Arrangements entrusted to OLESKA-PASTRICK FUNERAL HOME of East Chicago, Indiana. For further information, you may contact (219) 398-0938 or visit our online obituary and guest book at

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