Graveside services for Mrs. Doloras Harrington, 84, of Scottsdale, Ariz., formerly of Spencer, wife of the former Digger Harrington, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 3, 2009, at Riverside Cemetery. Rev. Paul Kelly will officiate the service.
There will be no visitation.
Mrs. Harrington passed away Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2009, at Thunderbird Hospice of the Valley in Glendale, Ariz.
Doloras Florence Harrington, the daughter of Arthur and Louise Lutz was born on April 20, 1925. Her childhood years were spent in Terril, Ia. where she received her education, graduating from Terril High School. She continued her studies at St. Joseph's Hospital School of Nursing in Ottumwa, graduating in 1946.
Doloras married Robert "Digger" Harrington at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Spencer, Ia. She worked as an RN in various capacities in the Spencer community, retiring from nursing in 1980. She was a past member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Following the death of her husband, she moved to Scottsdale, Ariz. to enjoy retirement in the Valley of the Sun.
Doloras was preceded in death by her parents; one brother, Arthur and her husband, Digger in 1983.
Left to cherish her memory are her three sons: John (Char) Harrington of Waterloo, Ia., Fr. Mark Harrington of Anthem, Ariz., Timothy James Harrington of Scottsdale, Ariz.; one daughter, Mary Jo (Jack) Cuttell of Peoria, Ariz.; three grandchildren: Katherine Cuttell, Judd Harrington and Andrew Harrington; her sister Rosemary Wilson of Houston, Texas; other relatives and friends.
The family requests that memorials be sent to Father Mark Harrington at: St. Rose Catholic Church, c/o Mark Harrington, 2825 W. Rose Canyon Circle, Anthem, Ariz. 85086.
Warner Funeral Home of Spencer is in charge of arrangements.