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TWOREK, Theodora "Dori" (Swietlik)
TWOREK - Theodora "Dori" (nee Swietlik)
Age 65 of Riverside, CA, died suddenly in her home on April 12, 2012. She was born on September 19, 1946 in Lackawanna, NY. She is survived by her husband Dr. Richard Tworek, daughter Tammy (Ludovic) Giglio, granddaughter Alexia Giglio, grandchildren Declan, Claire and Maeve Tworek, sisters Judith (Victor) Struski, Gloria Swietlik-Kieffer (John Kieffer), brother Mark (Karen) Swietlik and many other close family members and friends. She is preceded in death by her parents, Theodore and Josephine (Kozera) Swietlik and her son Todd (Janet) Tworek. "Dori" was well known for her wonderful cookins skills and loyalty to her Polish family traditions. She enjoyed feeding everyone, including her ducks and hummingbirds. She enjoyed working in her yard. Dori was a kindhearted, loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother, aunt and sister, despite distance she was always a phone call away and checked in to make sure everyone was safe and sound. She held a managerial position in Chicago before relocating to Riverside, where she fell in love with Disneyland and all California offered for dining, beauty and excitement. She also worked in Admissions and Records at Riverside City College. She and her true love Rich, married 46 years, were recognized as quite the dance couple since they met in a Buffalo Dance Club. She leaves us broken hearted. A "Celebration of Life" Mass will be held at 10 AM on Saturday, April 21, 2012 at St. Andrew's Newman Center, 105 W. Big Springs Rd., Riverside, CA 92507 (colorful and casual attire requested). In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Dori Tworek's name to the R.C.C.D. Foundation, 4800 Magnolia Ave., Riverside, CA 92506.