Dolores Graham

Obituary of Dolores A. Graham

Dolores A. Graham “Dee” passed away peacefully on Thursday, June 11, 2020 at the age of 77. Born in Bayonne, she was a longtime resident of Ridgewood, New Jersey. Before retiring, Dee was an Executive Secretary at Home Insurance Company in New York City, was in the customer relation department at Butoni Foods in Hackensack, and recently worked as a salesperson at Irish Eyes in Ridgewood. Dee was a parishioner at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church in Ridgewood where she was a former Secretary to Msgr. Kelly. Dee and her husband, Tom, enjoyed going to the beach in Florida, Cape Cod, and Wildwood Crest. She had a winning smile and a generous heart that will be missed by all who knew and loved her. She enjoyed gardening, cooking and entertaining her family and friends. Dee was the devoted and loving wife of 50 years to Tom. She is survived by her two sisters: Claire Mary Donohue, Carolyn Shannon and a brother John Hanlon. Dee is also survived by many nieces, nephews and cousins. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, June 16, 2020 from 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. at the Vander Plaat Funeral Home, (, 257 Godwin Ave., Wyckoff with a 25 person limit. The funeral mass will be celebrated at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church, 1 Passaic St., Ridgewood, NJ, on Wednesday, June 17, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. with a 50 person limit. Interment will follow at Holy Name Cemetery in Jersey City with a 25 person limit.


3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tuesday, June 16, 2020
Vander Plaat Funeral Home
257 Godwin Avenue
Wyckoff, New Jersey, United States

Final Resting Place

12:00 am - 12:15 am
Wednesday, June 17, 2020
Holy Name Cemetery
Westside Avenue
Jersey City , New Jersey, United States

Funeral Mass

10:00 am - 11:00 am
Wednesday, June 17, 2020
Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church
1 Passaic Street
Ridgewood, New Jersey, United States
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