Dolores A. Pilarski, 79, Hot Springs Village, Ark., died Oct. 5, 2011, at her home. She was born Dec. 26, 1931, in Milwaukee, to the late Walter and Anastasia Woyak Kitkowski.

She was a graduate of St. Mary’s Catholic High School and soon began her career with Wisconsin Bell. She retired after 30 years of service as a service representative with AT&T. After moving to Hot Springs Village in 1990, she became a member of Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church and was active in the Monday HSV Women’s Club and Sacred Heart Ladies Guild.

She was further receded in death by her son, Jeffrey Lyn; sister, Louise; and brother, Lyn.

Survivors include her husband of 56 years, Edward Pilarski of Hot Springs Village; daughter, Laura Schiller, Daytona beach, Fla.; grandsons, Gary (Katherine) Schiller and Bradley Schiller, both Florida.

Visitation is Thursday, Oct. 13, at 5:30 p.m., at Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church. Rosary will be recited at 6 p.m. Funeral Mass will be 10:30 a.m., Friday, Oct. 14, at the church with Father Bill Elser as celebrant.

Caruth Village Funeral Home, Hot Springs Village, is assisting the family.

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  1. Donna Woyak Volbrecht

    Dear Ed and Laurie, So very sorry to hear that Delores has died. We have not had the pleasure of seeing her in quite a few years but that doesn’t mean we didn’t think of her every once in a while. She will be missed.

  2. Lorraine Nielsen Norem

    Ed – – -I am not sure you will even remember me but my brother Paul and I were talking about you when we saw the obituary of your wife. Paul would like to get in touch with you and hash over times at the beach, etc. His e-mail is [email protected] He lives in Sarasota, FL with his wife of 50 years. Lorraine

  3. Bridgette Campbell

    Ed and Laurie I am so sorry for your loss. It has been a very long time. I saw the obit and wanted to let you both know your in my prayers.

  4. Dear Ed and Laurie and family. Very sorry to hear about Delores. We know she will be missed very much. We have lots of good memories of your whole family when neighbors in Burlington, WI.