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Obituaries: Dolores L. Calamari

April 18, 2018

June 9, 1931 – April 17, 2018
Cornwall-On-Hudson, NY

Dolores L. Calamari, of Cornwall-On-Hudson, NY entered into eternal rest on April 17, 2018 at Wingate at Beacon, Beacon, NY. She was 86 years old.

The daughter of the late Elmer Orr and Dorothy A. (Johnston) Orr, Dolores was born on June 9, 1931on Academy Avenue in Cornwall-On-Hudson, NY. She was the widow of the late Francis J. Calamari who predeceased her in 2010.

Dolores held an Associate’s Degree in Nursing and retired from St. Luke’s Cornwall Hospital in Newburgh as a Registered Nurse.

She was an active member of the Cornwall Presbyterian Church in Cornwall-On-Hudson where she selflessly volunteered much of her time. Dolores was known to her grandchildren as a “good cooker”, which always made her smile. She did everything with love, especially cooking. She was also known for “Macho Monday’s” when she hosted dinner every Monday evening for her family.

Dolores is survived by her adoring son: Terrance and his wife Nancy of Cornwall-On-Hudson, NY; her grandsons: Steven (Nikki) Calamari of Rock Tavern, NY and Andrew Calamari of Cornwall-On-Hudson, NY; and her nephews: David and Alan; and her grandnieces: Kimberly and Christie. In addition to her loving husband, she was predeceased by her brother Wesley F. Orr and her sister-in-law Joan Wallace Orr.

Visitation will be held from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 19th at Quigley Bros. Funeral Home, 337 Hudson St. Cornwall-On-Hudson, NY. A Funeral Service will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, April 20th at the funeral home; Rev. Patricia Calahan will officiate. Interment will follow the Service Woodlawn Cemetery, New Windsor, NY.

Memorial Contributions in Dolores’ name may be made to the Cornwall Presbyterian Church, 222 Hudson Street, Cornwall-On-Hudson, NY 12520 or the Alzheimer’s Association, 2 Jefferson Plaza, Suite 203, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601.

Arrangements are entrusted to Quigley Bros. Funeral Home; to send condolences or to get directions to the funeral home, please go to


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