Dolores M. Tittle of Lewiston, NY, passed away on Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at her home, under the care of her family and Niagara Hospice. She was born in Lockport, New York on April 8, 1930, the daughter of the late Bertha (Grabowska) Ryszka-Plews and Leo Ryszka.
Mrs. Tittle graduated from LaSalle High School and Erie County Community College. She served as a Chief Petty Officer with the US Navy from 1951 until 1990. Mrs. Tittle was a dental hygienist with various dentists over the years. She was a well-known artist around the area, known for her watercolor paintings at local art shows.
Mrs. Tittle was a member and a docent with the Castellani Art Museum, St. Peter's Altar and Rosary Society and NERA. She enjoyed gardening, crafts, knitting, walking and traveling throughout the United States and Europe.
Mrs. Tittle is survived by her husband of 59 years, Cecil D. Tittle; two sons, Mark (Julie) Tittle and Blair (Lillian) Tittle; a daughter, Bernadine (Tom) Allen; a grandson, Marcus Tittle; and a brother, Rennie Plews; also several nieces and nephews.
Her family will be present on Sunday from 4-8 PM at the RHONEY FUNERAL HOME, 901 Cayuga Street, LEWISTON, NY, where funeral services will be held on Monday at 9:30 AM, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 AM at St. Peter's Church, 620 Center Street, Lewiston, NY, with Msgr. David G. LiPuma officiating. Entombment with military honors at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Lewiston, NY.
Memorials may be made in her name to Roswell Park Cancer Institute or Niagara Hospice.
Visit rhoneyfuneralhome.com, for guest register.
Published on September 20, 2017