Dorothy Lis, a former resident of Lackawanna, died of complications from a heart attack Saturday in a New Milford, Conn., hospital. She was 79.
She was born Dorothy Nowicki in Cheektowaga. After marrying, she lived for most of her life in Lackawanna. She moved to New Milford in 1995 to be closer to her family.
She was the widow of Leonard J. Lis.
Surviving are two sons, Frank of New Milford and Leonard of Omaha, Neb.; a daughter, Ann Marie Canton of Martinez, Calif.; and four grandchildren.