In Memorian

Olga (Simek) Dally

Olga Dally, 90, of Bethlehem, formerly of Coaldale, died Tuesday in Bethlehem. She was the widow of Harold S. Dally, who died in 1981.

She was last employed at the Tamaqua Public Library after retiring from the garment industry in 1981.

Born in Coaldale, she was a daughter of the late Paul and Anna (Kuchta) Simek.

She was a member of First Congregational Church, Coaldale.

A graduate of the former Coaldale High School, she was a member of the Lansford Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star and the ILGWU.

Surviving are two daughters, Carol, wife of Walter Jeffries of Allentown, and Janice, wife of James Gorman of Bethlehem; two grandsons, Brian Gorman of West Chester and his wife, Melissa, and John Jeffries of Bethlehem, and his wife, Jeneen; four great grandchildren, Connor and Tyler Gorman and Analisa and Ian Jeffries; and a brother, Ladislav "Laddie" Simek of Bethlehem.

Service: Private, at the convenience of the family. Memorials in her name may be made to the Tamaqua Public Library, 30 S. Railroad St., Tamaqua. Arrangements by the Zizelmann-Roche Funeral Home, 500 E. Broad St., Tamaqua. Online guestbook at

Published in Times News on June 26, 2013.