Dolores A. Travers, 81, of Attleboro, MA, died peacefully, April 7, 2019 at The Communities at Golden Pond in Hopkington, MA. She was the widow of Robert W. Travers. They had been married for 40 years.
Born in Johnston, RI, she was a daughter of the late Gaetano and Emelia (Pelinga) Tareteta. She had most recently lived in Attleboro after spending 15 years in North Fort Myers, FL
Dolores worked as a hairdresser for over 27 years at the salon she owned and operated, Dee’s Head Stop in Johnston. She was a member of Southwest Florida Quilters Guild and made award winning quilts. She was an immensely talented and creative woman. Besides quilting, she was a gifted seamstress making curtains, clothing and more. She created beautiful jewelry, she enjoyed knitting and crocheting and loved to cook Italian dishes for her family and friends.
She is survived by her children and stepchildren: Michael T. Murphy and his wife Cynthia of North Providence, Robert W. Travers, Jr., Jane M. Travers, Lisa A. Travers, all of Attleboro and Sean M. Travers and his wife Laurel of North Attleboro, many grandchildren and great grandchildren. She was the mother of the late Cathy A. Murphy Pietros, whom she adored, and sister of the late Antonio and Leonard Tareteta.
A visitation will be held Thursday, 9-11am in the Anderson-Winfield Funeral Home, Rt 44 at Greenville Common, Greenville. Burial will follow in St. Ann’s Cemetery, Cranston. In lieu of flowers donations in her memory may be made to the Alzheimers' Association.