Dolores Deegan

Obituary of Dolores Deegan

Dolores (Puglisi) Deegan, 87, recently of Morristown, NJ, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020 with her family by her side. Dolores was born in Orange, NJ to the late Joseph and Maria Puglisi. Fondly called “Babe” by her brothers, she was the youngest of 12 children. She was raised in Newark, and also Mt. Arlington. After marrying the love of her life, Donald Francis Deegan, they lived in Lyndhurst, Fairfield, and later in East Coventry and Easton, PA. Dolores was best known for her wonderful sense of humor, and her Italian cooking, especially her artichokes and meatballs. She had a jovial spirit and touched everyone around her. Most of all, she loved spending time with her family and friends. Dolores is survived by her devoted daughter, Sharon Williams and her husband Michael of Chester, NJ; three cherished grandchildren, Connor, Aidan, and Olivia; and many loving nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Donald in 2012, and her siblings, Carl, Joey, John, Vincent, Albert, Frank, Joseph, Robert, Josephine, Rose, and Angela. Dolores’s Life Celebration will include a visitation a Friday, Jan. 24, 2020 from 10AM – 11:30AM at the William J. Leber Funeral Home (908) 879-3090, 15 Furnace Rd. Chester, NJ 07930. A Funeral Mass will begin at 12PM at St. Lawrence RC Church in Chester. Interment will follow at Gate of Heaven Cemetery in East Hanover, NJ. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to your favorite charity.
Friday
24
January

Visitation at Funeral Home

10:00 am - 11:30 am
Friday, January 24, 2020
William J. Leber Funeral Home
15 Furnace Road
Chester, New Jersey, United States
Friday
24
January

Mass

12:00 pm
Friday, January 24, 2020
St. Lawrence The Martyr Church
375 Main Street
Chester, New Jersey, United States

Final Resting Place

Gate Of Heaven
225 Ridgedale Avenue
East Hanover, New Jersey, United States
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