Dolores Walker, 85, of Hazleton passed away Thursday morning in Lehigh Valley Hospital-Hazleton.
Born in Hazleton, she was the daughter of the late Anthony and Rose Walker. She graduated from Hazleton High School in 1952 and then from the Empire Beauty School.
Dolores owned and operated Dolores Walker Hair Fashions until her retirement.
Dolores loved the Christmas holidays with family and friends and prepared a beautiful dinner each year, enjoyed by all. She cherished her family and friends and was always available to give a helping hand when needed. She also loved discussing politics with friends and family and was a very informed participant.
She is survived by her sisters, Marie Walker; Jeanette and husband, Joseph Zarowsky; Gloria Yenshaw; Gerri Tolerico; and Barbara Bast; and treasured nieces and nephews, Lisa Novotny; Donnie Tolerico; Joseph and Eileen Zarowsky; Dr. Mark Lobitz; and Stephanie, Tony and Carin Yenshaw; Gary and Gina Rentz; Dennis and Krista Labrasca; and Thomas and Angela Locabellis.
Friends are invited to attend the Mass of Christian Burial on Monday at 10 a.m. in Most Precious Blood Church, Hazleton.
Interment will follow in Most Precious Blood Cemetery.
Fierro Funeral Service Inc., Hazleton, is assisting the family with the arrangements.
Condolences may be sent to the family at either fierrofs
.com or at the Standard Speaker website.
The family of Dolores thanks Dr. Mark Lobitz, his wife, Stephanie, and their office staff, St. Luke's Skilled Nursing facility, Hazleton, Hazleton Lehigh Valley Hospital Emergency Room and staff and fifth floor nurses and staff for their excellent care and kindness for Dolores. Also thanks to Dr. Karp at Radiation Oncology Center and staff, Hazleton, and Dr. Harry Hotchner, Oncologist and staff, Hazle Twp., for all their good care and kindness.