Dorothy Lee Dellanera, 91, of Galveston, passed away Friday, December 23, 2011, at UTMB Hospital. Dorothy was born June 28, 1920, in Galveston, Texas to Thomas and Marie Lucas. She married the love of her life, John J. Dellanera, on July 22, 1944. He preceded her in death.
Dorothy is survived by her adopted children, Sandra McReynolds and husband, Roger; Russell O’Connor and wife, Janet; and beloved pet, Callie.
Dorothy’s family will receive visitors from 5:00 until 7:00 pm, Tuesday, December 27th, at Malloy & Son Funeral Home.
Funeral service will be 10:00 am, Wednesday, December 28th, at Malloy & Son Funeral Home with burial to follow at Old Catholic Cemetery in Galveston.
Pallbearers will be Russell O’Connor, Allen Flores, Donald Stephani, Mark Capel, Rodd Rizzo, and Jay Rizzo. Eugene Lucas will serve as an honorary pallbearer.
The family wishes to extend special thanks to Lladye Faye Barnett, as well as Barbara, Clara, Diana and Vernice.
Dorothy was an animal lover, and to honor her passion, please make memorials to Galveston Island Humane Society, 6814 Broadway, Galveston, TX 77551.