Obituary: Dolores B. Merancy

Dolores B. Merancy

NAUGATUCK — Dolores B. Merancy, 85, the widow of Edward S. Merancy Sr., died peacefully on Aug. 15, 2020, in the VITAS Hospice Unit at St. Mary’s Hospital.

Dolores was born on April 11, 1935, in New York, the daughter of the late Frank and Josephine Bigert, and had lived in Naugatuck for the past 57 years.

Dolores is survived by her beloved grandchildren, John and his wife, Nujoud, Jason, Lori, Kara, Kirby and her husband, Greg, and Kassie; her great-grandchildren, Rebekah, Zara, Xavier, Grace Elizabeth and Gregory; her daughter-in-law, Nadine Merancy; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband and her parents, Dolores was predeceased by her sons, Edward S. Merancy Jr., Ronald “Rick” Merancy and Joseph Merancy; her daughter, Donna Locke; and her brother, Frank Bigert.

A service will be Wednesday, Aug. 19, at 11:30 a.m. at the Buckmiller Thurston Mengacci Funeral Home, 82 Fairview Ave., Naugatuck. Calling hours are Wednesday from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Everyone attending is required to wear a facial covering and to adhere to social distancing guidelines.

Donations in memory of Dolores can be made to the American Cancer Society, 1075 Chase Parkway, Waterbury, CT 06708.

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