GUILDERLAND – Dolores A. Zell, 79, of Guilderland, passed away peacefully at her home on Sunday, May 19, 2013. Dolores was born in Albany, the daughter of the late Francis Morgan and Mary Elia Morgan. She lived in the area all her life. She was a graduate of St. Joseph’s Academy in Albany, and was employed by the New York Telephone Co., and by the Flah’s and Denby’s department stores. She also was a communicant of Blessed Sacrament Church in Albany for many years, and sang in the church choir. Dolores enjoyed reading, wintering in Florida, and summering in Cape Cod.
Dolores is survived by her beloved husband of 60 years, Francis G. Zell; her sons Brian F. Zell (Linda Uhl Zell) of Slingerlands, and Matthew J. Zell (Valerie Baldwin Zell) of New Scotland; her brother Francis Morgan of Colonie; her sister Alice Morgan of Albany; her brother in law Vincent Liuzzi of Boca Raton, FL; her grandchildren Brianna, Morgan, Matthew Jr., and Fallon; and by several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her brother Richard Morgan and her sister Joan T. Liuzzi.
Funeral services will be held in the Hans Funeral Home, 1088 Western Ave., Albany, Thursday morning at 9:30, and from there to Blessed Sacrament Church, Central Ave., Albany at 10:30. Relatives and friends are invited, and may call at the funeral home Wednesday from 4-7 p.m. Interment will be in Our Lady of Angels Cemetery. The family suggests memorial contributions be sent to the American Cancer Society, 260 Osborne Rd, Albany, NY 12211. To leave a message of condolence for the family, send a sympathy card, or obtain directions to the funeral home, please visit www.HansFuneralHome.com.
Click here to view Dolores’ resting place in Our Lady of Angels Cemetery, Colonie, New York (zip code Albany, NY 12205).
Matt and family, we are thinking of you and your family during these trying times.
Mark, Sue, Carrianna and Carli Voellm
Dennis & Jean Taylor
Mathew, Val, Morgan, Matt & Fallon (and extended family members),
Please accept our condolences on the passing of your mother/grandmother. In this sad time remember that Delores is at peace in the arms of our loving God and one day you will all be reunited.
Blessings to you all.
Love, Uncle Dennis & Aunt Jeannie
Dave and Donna Franchini
Dear Matt and Valerie,
Our deepest sympathy over the sudden loss of your Mom. We are thinking of you and send our prayers to bring you some comfort and peace. Our hearts go out to the entire Zell family during this time and we give our deepest condolences.
Love, Dave and Donna
James Wilson Family
Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.
Dear Matt, Val, Morgan,Matthew and Fallon
Sorry for the loss of your Mom and Grandmother. Prayers and thoughts coming your way.Her grandchildren will miss her dearly.
Very sorry for your loss.