SPRINGFIELD, MASS. - Dolores F. Perenick died peacefully Sunday, April 20, 2014 at the Jewish Nursing Home in Longmeadow, Mass. She was born in Chicago, IL, Feb. 18, 1932 to the late Anne (Connors) and Francis M. Nolan.
For the first 17 years of her adult life, Dolores was a Dominican Sister and always remained a faithful, loving servant of God and of His people. Dolores was a teacher for a total of 44 years and continued to reach out in many ways to those in need until God invited her home.
She was predeceased by her first husband, Jack Wood, and leaves his children of Maine. She is also survived by her cherished husband, Frank Perenick, one sister, Sr. Phyllis Nolan, cousins, Mary Kenny and Judge William F. Ward, II of Chicago, and many good friends.
Family and friends may meet for Dolores' Funeral Mass, 11 a.m. Saturday, April 26 at St. Cecilia's Church, 42 Main St., Wilbraham, MA. Wilbraham Funeral Home, 2551 Boston Rd., Wilbraham, MA, is in charge of the arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made to the Springfield Rescue Mission, P.O. Box 9045, Springfield, MA 01102-9045.