Dolores "Dee" Tolbert

October 12, 1934 - August 21, 2019

Service: Service and Interment private


Dolores L. “Dee” Tolbert, Age 84, of Pittsburgh, passed away on August 21, 2019 of natural causes.  She is survived by her sister Marlene Briskey, nephew Rod Stewart (wife Katie) great nephew Ryan Stewart and Logan Nash and niece Courtney Briskey.  She devoted her life to education and volunteer work.  In addition to being a true Pittsburgher she was an avid Pitt and Steeler fan and a world traveler.  Dee was a private person and her expressed wishes were for no services and no memorial.  Those wishing to honor her life may do so with a donation to the Humane Society of Pittsburgh or your local Community Food Bank.

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  • Carol Reshko

    Her passing is like a punch in the heart. She was a fantastic teacher, coach & friend. Spent much time with her in GAA. She gave me my nickname ‘Mashed Potatoes ‘. Every time we had an evening game she would always say “Reshko what did you have for dinner?” I would reply all I had which always included mashed potatoes. At our BHS 50 yr reunion this summer I was shown the Belhop from our senior yr. We all ‘willed’ something to someone in school. I willed my blue tennis shoes to Ms Tolbert because she loved them. She also called Nancy White, Chis Reckley & myself the “the 3 Tons of Fun.” Great memories of her! Enjoy life on the other side Dee Tolbert❣️👩‍🦳

  • Geri Lense

    You were a positive influence in my life. I wish I had gotten the chance to tell you that more.

  • Lou Ann Rickley

    What a wonderful life mentor. She helped me grow in school as a teacher and coach and it stayed with me my entire life. I wish I could have seen her again. Semper Fidelis Dee Tolbert!!

  • Carla Mineo

    Thank you for being an influence in my life.

 

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