Dolores Ann Paganelli, 55, of Rye, died May 14, 2013, in Cortlandt.
She was born July 12, 1957, to parents Roger T. Paganelli and Carmela Monteleone Paganelli, according to Graham Funeral Home, which is handling her funeral arrangements and published her obituary. She graduated from Academy of the Resurrection in 1977 and the New York University
Para-Educator Center, and worked as a home heath aide.
She is survived by two children, Erik and Karen Jurgens, three brothers, Armand and his wife, Janice, Roger and his wife, Joanne, Michael and his wife, Regina, and two sisters, Janet Paganelli and Helen P. Ray; 11 nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.
The family will receive friends at the Graham Funeral Home, 1036 Boston Post Rd., Rye, from 2 to 4 p.m. and from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday and Friday. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at the Church of the Resurrection in Rye at 10 a.m. Saturday.
Memorial contributions may be made to Lifespire Inc., 1 Whitehall St., 9th floor, New York, NY 10004, Attn: Ivette Gonzalez. This is the organization that provides residential care for her son, Erik Jurgens.