Loving, Mother, Grandmother, Great-Grandmother, Sister -
Delores Francis Painter, 92, of Prospect, passed away at St. Mary’s Hospital, on Monday, October 31, 2022.
She was born in Bristol, RI, on October 4, 1930, the daughter of Joseph and Florence Cabral.
Delores was a life-long resident of Prospect, CT. She worked for UniRoyal in Naugatuck for 31 years, until it's closing. She went on to work at Friendly's, General Datacom, and Waterbury Hospital, from where she retired.
Delores enjoyed dancing, crafting, going to the beach, trips to the casino, and most of all, spending time with her family and friends.
Left behind to cherish her memory are: her daughter, Gail (Mark) Dorais, her son, John (Vicki) Painter, her grandchildren; Mark Dorais, Stephanie (Steve) Caruso, John Paul
(Courtney) Dorais, her great-grandchildren; Charlie and Georgia Caruso, Connor and Mason Dorais, as well as her brother, Joseph (Joan) Cabral, her sisters-in-law, Janet Cabral, and Lynn Cabral, several nieces and nephews, and her life-long friend, Katherine Hitchcox.
She was predeceased by her brothers, Brian, Larry, Ronald, and Henry, as well as her sister, Shirley.
The Family would like to thank the staff at Complete Care of Naugatuck, and St. Mary’s ICU.
There will be a Gathering of Family and Friends on Wednesday, November 9, from 5 - 7:00 pm, at Colasanto Funeral Home, 932 Bank St., Waterbury. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 am, on Thursday, November 10, at St. Anthony’s Church, 4 Union City Rd., Prospect. Burial to immediately follow at St. James Cemetery, 249 Cross St. Naugatuck.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to:
St. Jude’s Children's Hospital
501 St. Jude Place
Memphis, TN 38105
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