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Dolores Buchanan

September 14, 1942 ~ November 8, 2021 (age 79)

Obituary

BUCHANAN, Dolores, “De” (Dostal), age 79, resident of Tom’s River for 18 years, formerly of Waldwick, NJ passed away Monday, November 8, 2021.  She was a graduate of Oxford High School, Iowa and The Personnel Training Institute in Omaha, NE.  She married in 1962, had 4 children, then divorced.  De worked for a number of years at Hudson City Savings Bank, then went on to become a highly successful sales executive at Radian Corp. for 20 years.  In retirement, she volunteered in her community, Silver Ridge West, through involvement in the election , bylaws and ADR committees, the entertainment committee, the Women’s Club and the Signpost.  De played cards weekly with her many friends there, and also enjoyed playing , and teaching others to play, Mahjong.  She loved gathering with her family for holidays and spoiling her grandchildren!  Some of the most cherished memories were made during the annual week-long Jersey Shore trip.  She was predeceased by her brother Vernon and sister Marguerite. De is survived by her sister Phyllis; her children Vincent, Kimberley, Michelene and Michael; son-in-law Peter; daughter-in-law Christine; partner-in-law Jon; grandchildren Nicole, Jeffrey, Ryan and Meghan; and great-grandchild Desmond.  There will be a private memorial service for the immediate family in December.  Donations in her honor can be made to the American Cancer Society.

 

 

 

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