Dolores Marie Ziobro

Dolores Marie Ziobro, age 81, of Tecumseh died Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019 at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital in Ann Arbor. She was born July 15, 1938 in Utica, N.Y., the daughter of the late Martin Anthony and Catherine (Maziarz) DeCarlo.  

Dolores was a member of St. Elizabeth Catholic Church in Tecumseh, where she was an active member of the Helping Hands, Migrant Ministry, Rosary Altar Society and was a Eucharistic Minister. She retired from nursing after caring for people for many years. She loved sunflowers, reading, her book club and was a member of the Friends of the Tecumseh Library. Dolores was a kind loving woman who always had a smile and a listening ear for everyone and even when her health challenged her, she remained tough and kept going. She was a devoted mother, grandmother and great-grandmother who will be missed by all who loved her.

Dolores is survived by her children: Dr. Lorrie (Dr. Edward) Tritt of Tecumseh, Mich. and John Ziobro of Utica, N.Y.; sister, Lorraine (Dave) Wicks of Dansville, N.Y. and their three children and grandchildren; three grandchildren, Rachel (Joshua) Dedinsky of Wayne, Mich. and their children, Aurora, Landon and Logan; Becca Tritt of Lake Orion, Mich. and Sarah Tritt of Lansing, Mich.; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her former husband, Bernard Ziobro.

Visitation for Dolores was held on Friday, Aug. 16, 2019 at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church in Tecumseh. A funeral mass was held on Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019 at the church with Rev. Daniel Wheeler as celebrant. There will be a funeral mass held at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019 at Holy Trinity Church in Utica, N.Y. with burial to follow in Holy Trinity Cemetery in Whitestown, N.Y.  

Memorial contributions may be made to Migrant Ministry, Helping Hands through St. Elizabeth Catholic Church and God’s Bread Basket. Arrangements are under the care of the Tecumseh Chapel of Handler Funeral Home. Condolences may be offered to the family at


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