NAUGATUCK — Dolores Elizabeth (Barnard) Walker, 86, passed away peacefully surrounded by loving family at home, where she resided with Todd and Dawn Walker. She was reunited with her husband, the late Charles W. Walker in Heaven on Friday, April 2, 2021.
Dolores was born in Bridgeport on Jan. 24, 1935, during a blizzard to the late Edwin and Genevieve Barnard.
Dolores leaves to cherish her memory her children, Charles W. Walker Jr. (Chun), Elizabeth Misurelli (Mike), Cindy Olsen (Eric), Todd Walker (Dawn), Edward Walker (Barbra), Robin Giuffre (Steve); 13 grandchildren, Elizabeth, Jason, Harry Jr., Kim, Dana, Stacey, Darcey, Crystal, Todd, EJ, Samantha, Kyle and Morgan; 21 great-grandchildren, Ali, Emmy, Lily, Ethan, Nathen, Jonathan, DiShawn, Madden, Maliyah, Nolan, Caleb, Kobe, Brady, Whitney, Aubrey, Alyssa, Edward III, Olivia, Ronan, Alexandria, Oaklea, and number 22 arriving soon, Claire; as well as step-grandchildren.
She lived her life to the fullest, enjoyed time with family, especially holidays and family vacations. In addition to her husband and parents, Dolores was predeceased by her brothers, Edward and Ronald Barnard.
The family would like to thank her caregivers, Lynette, Jackie, Sonia, Nikki, Selina, and the many others who helped take care of her needs, and would also like to thank Vitas, Grand Care Companions of Naugatuck, and Home First Health Care of Bridgeport for their compassion and care during her time.
Services are private at the convenience of the family. The Naugatuck Valley Memorial/Fitzgerald-Zembruski Funeral Home, 240 North Main St., Naugatuck, is in care of her arrangements.
Memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer Association, 225 N. Michigan Ave, Floor 17, Chicago, IL 60601.
To send an online condolence, visit www.naugatuckvalleymemorial.com.