Absey, DeLores M. Beloved Wife, Mother, Grandmother, Sister and Friend Age 72, of Shoreview, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on February 6, 2008. Survived by her husband of 45 years, John "Jack"; children, Katherine (Patrick) Esboldt, Mark Absey, David (Mary) Absey, Diane (Jon) Gennaro; grandchildren, Alex, Julia, Amanda, Michael and Gabriella; siblings, Josephine LaPore, Lee Scarrella and Emelia (John) Sockness; brother-in-law, Bernard Tschida. Preceded in death by parents, Katherine Tucci Dinzeo and John Dinzeo; sisters, Bobbie Dinzeo, Mary Tschida, Sylvia Pizzi, Margaret McQuade; brother, Albert Blasiola. Dee especially enjoyed her family. She was an avid golfer at Forest Hills Golf Club for 28 years. Dee fought her illness with grace, pride, courageousness and dignity. She will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her. Mass of Christian Burial 11 AM Monday (visitation at 10 AM) at ST. ODILIA CATHOLIC CHURCH, 3495 N. Victoria, Shoreview. Visitation also 4-8 PM Sunday at HOLCOMB- HENRY-BOOM, 515 Hwy 96 at Mackubin, Shoreview (651-482-7606). Interment Fort Snelling. Memorials preferred. Special thanks to Dr. Uzma Ali and her staff at the Mayo Clinic. www.holcombhenryboom.com
This obituary was originally published in the Star Tribune.