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Dolores Rose Brown Chatigny

March 13, 1930 June 9, 2019
Dolores Rose Brown Chatigny
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Her Legacy… Dolores Rose Brown Chatigny, 89, passed away June 9, 2019. She was born on March 13, 1930, in Detroit, Michigan to Enright and Helen (Dorsch) Kroetsch. Dolores married Donald Brown on July 4, 1951, until the time of his death in July 1991. She married her second husband, Larry Chatigny, in June 1999 until the time of his death in December 2012. She will always be remembered for her strong Christian faith, generosity, determination, and hard work ethic. Dolores enjoyed sewing and quilting. She had a lifelong dedication to volunteer work. She was involved with the Knights of Columbus Women’s Auxiliary, several bereavement groups, and held the position of Director at the Montmorency County Hospice Center.

Her Family… Dolores will be missed by her children, Chris (Fran) Brown, Joanne (Gary) Swem, Patrick (Terri) Brown, Sharon (Robert) Collom, Daniel (Karen) Brown, Peggy Brown, Jacqueline (Scott) Thorpe, Mark (Cynthia) Brown, Michael (Lisa) Brown, Charlotte (Steve) Gambrel; stepchildren, Laurent (Wendy) Chatigny, and Bradford (Rebecca) Chatigny; sister, Charlene Karales; brother, Conrad Kroetsch; 24 grandchildren; 33 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, Enright and Helen Kroetsch; son, Terry Joseph Brown; sisters, Mary Lou Chinn and Suzanne Beauregard, and brother, Enright Kroetsch.

Her Farewell… Celebration of Life... Dolores’ family will greet friends on Thursday, June 13, 2019 from 3:00 – 8:00 p.m. (7:00 pm Scripture Service) at the St. Joseph Catholic Country Church 6805 Mast Road, Dexter, MI 48130. On Friday, June 14, 2019, the family will gather at 10:00 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Country Church until the time of the Funeral Mass at 11:00 a.m. with Father Brendan Walsh as Presider. Interment will be at St. Francis of Assisi, Lewiston, MI. In Dolores’ honor, memorial donations may be shared with the Arbor Hospice. Please leave a message of comfort for the Dolores Brown Chatigny family at 1-877-231-7900, or sign her guestbook at www.borekjennings.com.


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Previous Events

Family and Friends Gathering

Thursday

13

Jun

3:00 PM 6/13/2019 3:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 6/13/2019 8:00:00 PM
St. Joseph Catholic Country Church

6805 Mast Rd.
Dexter, MI 48130

St. Joseph Catholic Country Church
6805 Mast Rd. Dexter 48130 MI
United States

Family and Friends Gathering

Friday

14

Jun

10:00 AM 6/14/2019 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 6/14/2019 11:00:00 AM
St. Joseph Catholic Country Church

6805 Mast Rd.
Dexter, MI 48130

St. Joseph Catholic Country Church
6805 Mast Rd. Dexter 48130 MI
United States

Mass of Christian Burial

Friday

14

Jun

11:00 AM 6/14/2019 11:00:00 AM
St. Joseph Catholic Country Church

6805 Mast Rd.
Dexter, MI 48130

St. Joseph Catholic Country Church
6805 Mast Rd. Dexter 48130 MI
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

St. Francis of Assisi Final Resting Place
United States

Memorial Contribution

Arbor Hospice

2366 Oak Valley Dr.
Ann Arbor, MI 48103
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