DOLORES PURCELL 48'
On January 27, West Catholic High School
will dedicate its gym in memory
of graduate and long time Girls' basketball
coach, Dolores A. Purcell,'48.Dolores
went back to West Catholic in 1965 to coach the Girls' basketballteam.
The dedication will be at 6:00 P.M. before the girls' Catholic
game between West and Neumann-Goretti. Purcell, who died on
July 28, 2010
at 79, coached West to a pair of championships in 1970 and 1977.
Her teams made the playoffs eight times. She
retired in 1993. In March 2010, she
was elected into the Philadelphia Archdiocese
Catholic Youth Organization Hall