Dolores B. Devaney, 84, of Cape Coral arose joyfully into the arms of Jesus Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2012.
She was a devoted loving mother to her six children, Corinne, Cheryl, Jack, Lori, Meg and Tracey. She was born Oct. 17, 1927, the daughter of James and Margaret Griggs in Jersey City, N.J. She had two sisters, Muriel and Collista, and a brother, Jimmy, deceased in 2012.
Her married life was spent in New Providence, N.J., and Hunterdon County. She and her husband, John, operated a mechanical contracting business for 25 years, then she became a Realtor for the next 35 years. Shs was a sales representative, GRI, for Weichert Realtors, Clinton, N.J., and Century 21 Birchwood in Cape Coral.
She is survived by her six children; 15 grandchildren; and eight great grandchildren; John Devaney's family, Joseph and Marilyn Devaney, Pat and Ray Cox, Tom Devaney, Madeline and Mike Welch, Jimmy Devaney; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She will be dearly missed by her beloved family.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:30 a.m., Wednesday, Sept. 5, at St. Andrew Catholic Church, Cape Coral, with visitation from 9 to 10:30 a.m. at Coral Ridge Funeral Home, 1630 Pine Island Road, Cape Coral.
Burial will be at Coral Ridge Cemetery.
Please visit www.coralridgefuneralhome.com to share in Dolores' Life Story and leave thoughts and messages for her family.