Delores J. Head, of Hornell

HORNELL-Delores J. Head, 89, of Hornell, died Monday morning (April 6, 2020) at Hornell Gardens where she resided for the past 11 years.

Born in Hornell on May 18, 1930, she was the daughter of William & Gladys (Weir) Head.

Delores attended Hornell High School and for many years had been employed at the former Bethesda Community Hospital as an aid and also in the housekeeping department. For many years she served as a private-duty caretaker for her mother.

She enjoyed playing cards, board games, Lotto and other games of chance.

Delores was preceded in death by 2 brothers, Richard Head and Donald Head; 2 sisters, Catherine Davis and Marian DeVore.

She is survived by her sister, Mary Lou (Bill) Benthin of Rochester; her former sister-in-law, Dolores D’Apice of Hornell; many nieces & nephews.

At Delores’ request there will be no calling hours. Private services will be held at the convenience of the family.

Funeral arrangements are in care of the Dagon Funeral Home, 38 Church St., Hornell, NY.

Dolores’ family request that in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in her name be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.

To leave an online condolence or share a memory, visit www.dagonfuneralhome.com.