Dolores “Dee” Gerbes, 92 of New Windsor, passed away on June 9, 2017 at home with her family by her side. The daughter of the late William and Mary (Chase) Walsh, she was born October 4, 1924 in Newburgh. She was married to the late Anthony Gerbes, who predeceased her in 2001.

Dolores was a loving mother and grandmother who will be forever remembered by her loved ones for her bottomless candy dish and crocheted slippers and afghans.

She is survived by her sons, Jack Gerbes and his wife Jane of Forest Hill, MD and Rich Gerbes and his wife Wendy of New Windsor;  grandchildren, Patrick Gerbes, Megan and Josh Blair, John Gerbes, Katie Gerbes and Luke Gerbes; and many nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband she was predeceased by her siblings, Pat Walsh, Muriel Herring, William Walsh and Shirley Driscoll;

Visitation will be held from 4-7 pm on Sunday, June 11 at Brooks Funeral Home, 481 Gidney Ave., Newburgh. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 am on Monday, June 12 in St. Francis of Assisi Church, Newburgh, with burial following in Mt. St. Francis Cemetery, New Windsor.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations in Dee’s memory may be sent to St. Francis Church Resoration Fund, 145 Benkard Ave., Newburgh, NY 12550.

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