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In Memory: Holly Delohery, Age 68

Obituary - Holly DeloheryHolly Delohery of Roswell, GA; formerly a thirty-year resident of Greenwich, CT, passed away on Sept. 12, 2021. Holly was born on Dec. 8, 1952 in White Plains, NY to Madeline and Michael Francis Delohery III. She was a graduate of both Rye High School and Roger Williams University, RI. Holly dedicated her life to helping others; especially, children and teenagers.

She was retired from a career with the Westchester County Department of Social Services and was very active in both the Junior League and the American Red Cross in Greenwich. The Red Cross sent Holly for three weeks to Louisiana in 2005 to help Hurricane Katrina victims. In Georgia; she continued service in the Junior League (North Fulton and Gwinnett Chapters), St. Vincent de Paul, and North Fulton Charities.

She was predeceased by her brother, Michael F. Delohery IV, and is survived by her sister, Susan Kirby, of Johns Creek, GA; two brothers, Peter Delohery (Dona) of Carrolton, TX and John R. Delohery (Mary Ellen) of Denver, CO; two nephews, Thomas M. Kirby Jr. of Jefferson, TX and Oliver C. Kirby of Johns Creek, GA; one great nephew, Michael J. Kirby of Round Rock, TX; and a great great niece, Arya Kirby. A memorial mass will be celebrated on Friday, Sept. 24 at 10:30 AM at St. Benedict’s Catholic Church in Johns Creek, GA. Interment will be at Greenwood Union Cemetery in Rye, NY at a later date. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that a memorial contribution in memory of Holly be made to St. Vincent de Paul (St. Benedict’s Council), North Futon Community Charities, or Make a Wish Foundation.

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