Dolores Elaine Fribus O’Hara left this earth on February 17, 2019 and entered her heavenly home after ninety-one years of life. She was born to Richard Alfred and Sophie Lindeman Fribus of Union City, New Jersey on April 26, 1927.
Dolores (Dee) was the youngest and last living sibling of her family. She is predeceased by her husband, Charles O’Hara. She is also predeceased by her brother, Richard J. Fribus, and her sister, Eleanor McKeon.
Dee was a graduate of Union Hill High School in North Bergen, New Jersey. She was employed by American Management Association in New York City as an executive secretary.
Dee married in 1953 and had two children Richard and Carol. In 1965 the family moved to Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Dee was involved in the kids’ schools and served as PTA President and on several committees of the Broward County School Board.
Outside of serving her church and family, Dee was very active in the United Methodist Woman’s organization both in West Palm Beach District and Florida Conference. She was the Director for Specialized Urban Ministries for 11 years which served the community helping the homeless, providing food for those in need after-school and had summer camp programs for foster and homeless children.
Dee and Chuck relocated to Cumming Georgia in 2004 and Dee became involved at Cumming First United Methodist Church with United Methodist Women, Staff/Parish Relations Committee, Administrative Board and loved serving in the kitchen for church events.
Survivors include her children Richard (Polly) O’Hara of Dawsonville; Carol (Paul) Lieb of Cumming. Cherishing her memory are her grandchildren Cal, Jason and Brent. Dee’s nieces and nephews are many
A memorial service will be held on February 24, 2019 at Cumming First United Methodist Church at 1:30pm. Burial will be a family gathering at the National Cemetery in Canton, Georgia on February 26, 2019. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Cumming First United Methodist Church for National United Methodist Women or for Backpacks of Love.
Ingram Funeral Home in Cumming is in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be made at www.ingramfuneralhome.com.