Dorothy Delmas (1930 - 2018)

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Dorothy Delmas
September 17, 1930 - November 22, 2018
Dorothy Delmas, 88, passed away peacefully at her home on Thursday, November 22, 2018.
Born in Pascagoula MS on September 17, 1930 to Duke & Delphine Lear, she was #10 of 12 children. In her teens she traveled by train to join her mother and siblings in California. She married the love of her life, Jerry Delmas, and they had 4 daughters: Patsy, Gerry, Cindy & Jenny.
Mom was a wonderful cook and her career was cooking for the local schools and hospital. She received several awards and accolades for her generous spirit and the great meals that she prepared.
Dorothy was preceded in death by her beloved husband Jerry, daughter Pat and 9 siblings.
She leaves behind her sisters Virginia & Yvonne, daughters Gerry, Cindy & Jenny along with 5 grandchildren, 8 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. She will be greatly missed by all.
A celebration of life will be held for close friends & family.

Published in the Modesto Bee from Jan. 13 to Jan. 20, 2019