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Dorothy Eileen Puskar

October 22, 1946 — July 11, 2022

Dorothy Eileen (Zigo) Puskar, 75, of Brackenridge, passed away on Monday, July 11, 2022 at her home. She was born October 22, 1946, in Natrona Heights to the late Joseph and Stephanie (Potovcek) Zigo. Eileen was a 1964 graduate of Har-Brack High School and also received her degree in Education from Clarion University. She worked as a Elementary School Teacher for Highlands School District for 35 years, retiring in 2003. Eileen loved her dogs Sara and Ginger. She is survived by her husband of 53 years, Joseph D. Puskar; sons, Joseph (Deana) Puskar, of Albuquerque, New Mexico and Michael (Robin) Puskar, of Bellevue, Nebraska, grandchildren, Ryan, Alex and A.J. and by her sister, Jeanne (Tom) Ericsson, of Natrona Heights.

Friends will be received on Thursday from 2-4, 6-8 p.m. in the Cicholski-Zidek Funeral Home, Inc., 1522 Carlisle Street, Natrona Heights 724-224-8688. The service and burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, contributions in memory of Eileen may be made to the Animal Protectors of Allegheny Valley, 730 Church Street, New Kensington, Pa. 15068. To send an online condolence please visit

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