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Dolores Stein


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Dolores H. Stein

1918 - 2016 Dolores H. Stein died peacefully at her home in Alford, MA on August 1. She was born on May 1, 1918 in Jersey City, and was the first in her family to graduate from college, having earned a full scholarship to the New Jersey College for Women (Rutgers University). She married Elmer Stein on August 29, 1942 and after having two children, the family moved to Valley Stream, NY. She taught elementary school there for 17 years. In 1981 she and husband Elmer had both retired and moved fulltime to their summer house in Alford, becoming active members of the community. After Elmer died in 1996, she grew even more active in local affairs, joining the newly formed Unitarian Universalist Meeting of South Berkshire, and supporting many humanitarian causes. Dolores is survived by her son Gary Stein, her daughter Susan Cassel, two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren FUNERAL NOTICE: A memorial service will be held at 1:00 pm on Saturday, August 13 at the Unitarian Universalist Meeting of South Berkshire at 1089 Main St. in Housatonic. Calling hours will be from 4-7pm on Friday, August 12 at the FINNERTY & STEVENS FUNERAL HOME at 426 Main St. in Great Barrington. Donations in her name may be made to the Southern Berkshire Elderly Transportation Corporation, the Unitarian Universalist Meeting of South Berkshire, or the Alford Fire Department through the FINNERTY & STEVENS FUNERAL HOME, 426 Main St., Great Barrington, MA 01230. To send remembrances to her family or sign the guestbook go to www.finnertyandstevens.com
Published in The Berkshire Eagle on Aug. 6, 2016
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