She died December 26th, 2012, in Paradise, CA at the age of 79. She passed peacefully at home with her family. She was preceded in death by her husband George A. Kolonay in March of 2004. Dolores was born and raised in Michigan. She married George Kolonay in 1954 and they were blessed with 5 children. They moved several times until settling in Danville, CA. in 1974. She moved to Paradise 7 years ago and lived there with her daughter and grandson. Dolores was a devoted wife, mother, daughter, sister, grandmother and great grandmother. She was a lovely woman with a heart of gold and always put her family first.
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She is survived by her sons Steven Kolonay of Fairfield, CA, Michael Kolonay of Chico, CA, and David Kolonay of Alameda, CA and daughter Mary Kolonay of Paradise, CA. Seven grandchildren Andrew Kolonay, Emily Kolonay, Jordan Kolonay, Garett Kolonay, Mark Kolonay, John Kolonay and Zachary McCollum. And one great grand daughter Casey Kolonay. Brother Norman Kuhar of Grosse Pointe, Michigan and Douglas Kuhar of St. Petersburg, Florida. Son Kenneth G. Kolonay predeceased her in 2006.
Many thanks to Brightstar Caregivers who showed such kind compassionate care for Dolores.
Services will be held at St. Thomas More Catholic Church, on Elliott Road in Paradise Ca. At 10 am on Saturday, December 29th, 2012. There will also be a seperate interment ceremony at Our Lady Queen of Heaven Cemetery at 1965 Reliez Valley Rd, in Lafayette, CA on January 2, 2013 at 11am.
Published in Paradise Post from Dec. 29, 2012 to Jan. 28, 2013