COPPERAS COVE, Texas – Carol A. Dolecki, 58, of Copperas Cove, Texas, passed away on Saturday (Jan. 12, 2013), in Killeen, Texas. She was a wonderful wife, an amazing mother and a treasured grandmother. She will be missed by the many lives she has touched.
She was born on Dec. 23, 1954, to the late Harold and Iva (Newark) Watt in Olean. She attended Ellicottville Central School and graduated in 1973. She married Joseph Dolecki in his family home on Jan. 19, 1980, in Salamanca. After she married Joseph, they moved all over the world while he was serving in the United States Army. Carol and Joseph moved to Copperas Cove in 1995. She enjoyed being in real estate for many years, but more recently was working as a cashier at Wal-Mart. Carol loved gardening and spending time with her family.
Mrs. Dolecki is survived by her husband and her children; her daughter, Cookie Fluent-Carpenter; her son, Joseph Dolecki; her grandchildren, Andrew, Brandon and Ellie Fluent-Carpenter, all of which live in Texas. She is also survived by her sisters, Sally (Daniel) Fluent, Nancy (Lee) Mohr, Sharon (Kevin) Onuffer, Joyce Ambuske; and a brother, Harold C. (Vicki) Watt Jr., as well as many nieces and nephews that all reside in New York State.
A memorial visitation was held from 6-8 p.m. on Friday (Jan. 18, 2013), at Scott's Funeral Home in Copperas Cove Texas. Carol's family has planned a memorial service at the United Congregational Methodist Church, Broad Street, Salamanca, N.Y. on Tuesday (Jan. 22, 2013), at 11 a.m.
Published in The Salamanca Press from Jan. 24 to Feb. 22, 2013