Dolores "Dolly" Kacuba Obert, 81, of Springville, died Monday at Endless Mountains Health Systems, Montrose, after an extended illness. She was preceded in death by two husbands, Leonard J. Kacuba and Raymond C. Obert.
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Born Sept. 9, 1932, in Binghamton, N.Y., to the late Joseph H. and Lenora Dalton Monahan, Dolores was named the Nurse of Hope by the American Cancer Society. She was a registered nurse and worked at EMHS as an operating room nurse. She also worked at ASA Park Nursing Home, Abington Manor and Carpenter Care Facility in Tunkhannock. She was a member of Holy Name of Mary Church, Montrose, and was an avid gardener. The true passions of Dolly's life were her family and her flowers; she loved it most when she was surrounded by both.
Surviving are eight children and their spouses, Stephen and Libby Kacuba, Wisconsin; Barb and Rick Anderson, Endicott, N.Y.; Rosalie Dachille, Indiana; Alice Kacuba, Maryland; Joseph Kacuba, West Virginia; Ann Marie and Robert Baldwin, Springville; Cathy Clute, Pennsylvania, Leonard Scott Kacuba, Ohio; stepchildren, whom she considered her own, Rita Collins, Elmira, N.Y.; Noreen Belmonte, Florida; H. Charles Obert, Cranston, R.I.; Esther Obert, Allentown; Loretta Seamans, Fayetteville, N.C.; Jude Holland, Madeira Beach, Fla.; Ramona DallaZanna, Emmaus; Michelle Larson, Kane, Pa.; sister, Theresa Teel, Springville; sister-in-law, Sallie Monahan, Boyertown; aunt, Catherine "Kitty" Jones, North Carolina; many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was also preceded in death by a grandson, James Dachille; and a brother, David Monahan.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be Friday at 10 a.m. in Holy Name of Mary Church, to be celebrated by the Rev. Phillip Rayappan. Interment, Holy Name of Mary Cemetery, Montrose.
Visitation will be Thursday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Daniel K. Regan Funeral Home. Prayer vigil service, 8:30.
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Published in Scranton Times on Mar. 26, 2014