|(Friday - November
13, 2020) - Dolores M. Tunney, age 94, of Kingsford, passed away on
October 14, at Manor Care Health Care Services in Kingsford.
Dolores was born on November 9, 1925 in Oconto, Wisconsin, daughter of
the late Hector and Evelyn (Whiting) Belongia. She was raised in Oconto
and graduated from Oconto High School in 1943. Dolores married Thomas
Tunney on June 8, 1943 in Oconto. Together they operated a tree nursery
and watch repair shop for many years.
Dolores was a kind and
loving person who always made those around her feel loved and welcomed.
She especially enjoyed visits and gatherings with family and friends.
She was a member of American Martyrs Church in Kingsford and the
Daughters of Isabella. Although a hard worker, she found time to enjoy
reading and having coffee with friends. Dolores was also very good at
preparing and serving food that others thoroughly enjoyed and
Dolores was preceded in death by her parents;
husband, Thomas; daughter, Eyelyn; son, Thomas; brother, Claude Belongia;
and sisters, Marion Shufelt and Ruth Shufelt.
She is survived by
her sons, Jerome Tunney of Holt, Michigan, Gene Tunney of Iron Mountain,
and Gregory Tunney; brother, Vernon (Dorothy) Belongia of Green Bay;
sisters, Jean Faulds of Oconto, Wisconsin and Karen (Clifford) Dembroski
of Seymour, Wisconsin; grandchildren, Charles Geb, Delores (Geb)
Christiana, Jill (Brian) Dujardin, Jenny (Matt) Essell, and Jimmy
(Jamie) Tunney; great-grandchildren, Blake, Quinn, Asha, Charlie, Zack,
Emily, Jessica, Lindsay, Evan, Cameron, Nolan, Hadley, Maya, and Emmie.
She is further survived by her daughter-in-law Patricia Tunney and many
nieces and nephews.
Memorial services for Dolores will be
planned for a date in 2021.
Condolences to the family of Dolores
Tunney may be expressed online at:
The family has entrusted the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home
with the arrangements.