Dolores Maria Parmelee, age 92 passed away peacefully on December 8, 2020 due to natural causes. She was born on February 2, 1928 in Goricia Italy. During the Second World War she met Wade Parmelee and they eloped in Italy. She traveled by boat to the United States. They had three children, Mike, John and Denise. Wade and Dolores resided on Lake Street in Morton Grove. She raised all three children in that house. Dolores spent most of her working career at Avon and made many long term friends. She retired from Avon and was able to travel and enjoy being retired. Dolores loved to travel. We swear she had Gypsy blood. She covered all the United States and a lot of Europe and Canada. When she could they would hop in the car and take off for three weeks. Dolores loved children. From her own, to her grandchildren, to her great grandchildren. If there was a baby in the room she lit up. Dolores sadly lost her son John this year. She is survived by her eldest son Mike Parmelee and wife Karen. Their children Dan and Sean. John Parmelee’s children, Kyle (aka Che Che #2) and wife Kim. Brandon and Shannon. Maggie and her husband Steve. Daughter Denise (original Che Che) and her children Daniel and wife Jerry. Sintayehu and wife Sisay, Hana and Wondemagegn. Two great grandchildren Nebyu and Emberly. (Born the same day a year apart) Greatest x sister-in-law Georgette and husband Gilbert. All services were held privately.
Rest in peace Big Momma