Dorothy E. (Richard) Calisti

February 15, 1926 ~ July 27, 2021 (age 95)


Dorothy E. (Richard) Calisti age 95 of Export, died Tuesday, July 27, 2021 at home, surrounded by her loving family. She was born February 15, 1926 in Pleasant Valley, a daughter of the late John and Catherine (Kozain) Richard. In addition to her parents, Dorothy was preceded in death by her loving husband, Kenneth Calisti; a daughter Kathy Kotys; siblings, Ruth Salopek, John Richard and Kenneth Richard. Surviving are her loving children; David (Rosella) Calisti of Louisville, KY, Dennis (Colleen) Calisti of Jeanette and Elizabeth “Liz” (Robert) Jones of Export; grandchildren, Jamie, Amy, Melinda Calisti, Leah, Rachel, Ben Kotys and Alexandra Jones; 9 great grandchildren, 4 great-great grandchildren; a brother, Robert Richard; daughter in-law, Debbie Calisti; son in-law, Laurence Kotys and many nieces and nephews. She will be sorely missed by all that knew and loved her. Respecting Dorothy’s wishes services and interment will be private. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Murrysville Meals on Wheels or to the Export V.F.D. Wolfe-von Geis Funeral Home, Inc., Export is assisting the family with funeral arrangements. To send online condolences please visit

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