Dolores Cleary(1917 - 2013)

Dolores Cleary

FISHKILL - Dolores Cleary, 95, of Fishkill passed away at Elant of Fishkill on Monday, July 1, 2013.

She was born on October 29, 1917 in Philadelphia, Pa. She grew up in Northeast Philly, enjoying frequent visits to Ocean City, NJ. On Sept 3, 1966 she married Tom Cleary. In 1972 they retired to Ocean City, NJ where Tom passed away Feb 28, 1991. Dolores moved from Ocean City, NJ in 1998 to Fishkill to be closer to her son. She is survived by her son Gerard Scharff and his wife Geraldine of Deerfield Beach, FL, seven grandchildren and step-grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren and step-grandchildren.

In keeping with her family's wishes, cremation has taken place. Calling hours will be held on Saturday from 10am - 12pm at the McHoul Funeral Home, Inc., 895 Route 82, Hopewell Junction followed by a Memorial Service at 12pm. Rev. William Dalrymple will officiate.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donation be made to Elant of Fishkill.

An additional service and interment with her husband Tom will be held at Holy Cross Cemetery in Mays Landing, NJ. Time will be at the convenience of the family.

For driving directions, online condolences and memorial donations, please visit Dolores' Book of Memories at www.mchoulfuneralhome.com.

Published in the Poughkeepsie Journal from July 3 to July 4, 2013