Delores M. (Dee) VanRye, 78, of Wethersfield, CT passed away peacefully Friday, March 5, 2021, surrounded by her daughter’s deep and everlasting love. Dee was an accomplished artist with a career in the food distribution industry. She enjoyed solving crossword puzzles and loved discussing politics, news, the Stock Market, forensic science, and condominium management.
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Dee is survived by her brother, Francis Mitchell, her daughter and two grandchildren. Dee is also survived by her loving cousins Michael Jozefczyk and wife Lynette and their children Dana, Nicholas and Paige of Syracuse, NY, many friends, and her dearest friend of all, Sue Hathaway of Wethersfield, CT. Dee was predeceased by her dear mother, Marion (Mitchell) Conroy with whom she was very close, and her son. Heartfelt thanks to the staff at St. Francis Hospital who cared for her. Rest in peace, Mom xox.
The Paul A. Shaker Funeral Home, 764 Farmington Ave., New Britian, CT has charge of arrangements. There are no calling hours. Burial will be private. To extend condolences to the VanRye family or to share a memory of Dee, please visit SHAKERFUNERALHOME.COM.