Sept. 15, 1930 – July 9, 2016
Dolores G. Danesi, of Orchard Park, a retired legal secretary, died Saturday in Fox Run, Orchard Park, after a short illness. She was 85.
Born in Philadelphia, the former Dolores Gendaszek was a 1948 graduate of the Little Flower Catholic School for Girls in Philadelphia. She was a plane spotter during World War II and worked as a legal secretary for General Electric Co. in Philadelphia.
Mrs. Danesi moved to the Buffalo area in 1985. Active in her garden club and Meals on Wheels, she was an avid reader and a patron of the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra.
Survivors include her husband of 57 years, William A.; two daughters, Patricia and Ann Marie; two sons, William A. “Skip” Jr. and Stephen G.; a brother, Joseph Gendaszek Jr.; and two grandchildren.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 10 a.m. Thursday in Nativity of Our Lord Catholic Church, 26 Thorn Ave., Orchard Park.