Dorothy M. Bahl, 94, of Hudson


Hudson – Dorothy M. (Bronder) Bahl, 94, of Hudson, former longtime resident of Pittsburgh, Penn., died Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2015 at St. Camillus Health Center in Whitinsville surrounded by her loving family. She was the beloved wife of 68 years to the late Arthur R. Bahl, who died in 2010.

Dorothy was born and raised in Pittsburgh, Penn., daughter of the late Michael and Theresa (Klaus) Bonder. She spent many years as a bookkeeper for the Pittsburgh Sports Shop and cherished the moments she had raising her family. She most recently moved to Hudson in 2010 to be close with her children, Janet and Arthur. She truly enjoyed all the special moments they shared together. She was a member of Saint Michael’s Parish in Hudson.

Besides spending time with family and friends, Dorothy and Arthur took great pride in the cultivation of their vegetable garden in Pittsburgh. Dorothy was well known and appreciated for her expertise in the art of canning and preserving. She would prepare vegetables, jellies and pickles yearly for family and friends. She was a devoted and loving wife, loving mother and adoring grandmother and great-grandmother. She will be missed by all.

She is survived by her son, Arthur G. Bahl of Hudson; her daughter, Janet Saluk and her husband Bruce of Hudson; her sister, Bernice Hoffman of Pittsburgh, Penn.; her grandchildren, Robert “Bobby” Saluk of Hudson, Marianne Apicello of Santa Cruz, Calif., and Jennifer “Jenny Saluk” of Chicago, Ill.; her two great-grandchildren, Gianna and Andre Apicello, along with her nieces and nephews.

A funeral mass will be celebrated Tuesday, Feb.17, at 9 a.m., in Saint Michael’s Church, 21 Manning St., Hudson. Burial services will be held Friday, Feb. 20 at the Christ Our Redeemer Cemetery and Mausoleum in Pittsburgh, Penn. Family and friends may attend a calling hour Tuesday, Feb. 17, from 7:45-8:45 a.m., prior to the Mass at the Tighe-Hamilton Funeral Home, 50 Central St., Hudson.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Camillus Health Center, Activity Fund, 447 Hill St., Whitinsville, MA 01588.

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