Obituaries

Dolores “Dorrie” Giacoletto – Cedar City, Utah

Dolores “Dorrie” Giacoletto, 63, passed away at her home from cancer on Nov. 30, 2014, surrounded by her two loving sisters from Vermont and her dear friend of many years, Ronda Stephens. Dorrie was born April 26, 1951, in Burlington, Vt., to John and Irene Pendris. She joined the Navy in 1970, stationed in Oakland, Calif., where she met her former husband, Ron Giacoletto. They married in California, but later moved to Utah to raise a family. Among Dorrie’s survivors is Jack (Carol) Pendris of Hinesburg, Vt. Dorrie was proud of her educational accomplishments earning an A.S. in science from the College of Eastern Utah in 1991, a B.S. in Interdisciplinary Studies from Southern Utah University (SSU) in 1993, an A.S. of Applied Science in Criminal Justice from SSU in 1993, and a B.S. in psychology from SSU in 1994. Dorrie worked for the State of Utah, Department of Workforce Services, and was a dedicated employee for 20 years. In her spare time, Dorrie enjoyed reading, music, needlework, Bunco and casinos. Dorrie will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved her. We will miss her wit and sense of humor in the face of adversity. The family would like to thank Intermountain Homecare for their excellent care and support and to her many friends that have shown their love and kindness. Funeral services were held Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014, at Christ the King Catholic Church in Cedar City, Utah. Please consider a donation in her memory to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital or the American Cancer Society.

Kevin R. Riell – Shelburne

Kevin R. Riell, 56, died of natural causes on Monday, Dec. 15, 2014, while attending a National Athletic Directors conference in Maryland. A full obituary will appear in The Citizen at a later date. The Gifford Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 22 Depot St., Richmond, in care of arrangements