In Loving Memory of Dolores G. Valentino

February 27, 1930
York, PA
January 28, 2018
Westport, CT
Funeral Home

Spear-Miller Funeral Home

39 South Benson Road,
Fairfield CT US 06824


Spear-Miller Funeral Home, Friday 5-7 PM

39 South Benson Road,
CT 06824

February 02, 2018


Spear-Miller Funeral Home

Roman Catholic Funeral Service

39 South Benson Road,
CT 06824

Saturday, February 3, 2018 11:00 AM


Oak Lawn Cemetery Mausoleum

1530 Bronson Road,
CT 06824

February 03, 2018

Family Gathering


Dolores G. Valentino

Dolores G. Valentino, age 87 of Westport beloved wife of nearly 66 years of George J. Valentino, passed away peacefully into the arms of Jesus Sunday, January 28, 2018 at the Watermark Health Center. Born in York, PA the daughter of the late L. Merle and Rebecca Brown, she had been a Westport resident since 1965. Mrs. Valentino moved to Bridgeport as a young girl and won the title of Miss Bridgeport at the age of 15, and moved to New York City to pursue a modeling career which spanned nearly 25 years. She modeled for Lord & Taylor, the Ford, Frances Gill and Foy modeling agencies. Following her modeling career she attended the New York School of Design and pursued a second career in interior decorating. A devout Roman Catholic, she attended Mass at St. Luke Church in Westport and served for 10 years as a Eucharistic Minister at St. Vincent’s Medical Center. Dolores had a true love for animals and would often take in and care for strays. In addition to her loving husband George she is survived by two beloved and devoted daughters, Michele V. Furlong and her husband William E. Furlong of Ashland, MA and Andrée V. Long and her husband Edward A. Long of Westport; two cherished granddaughters, Samantha R. Long and Amanda K. Long; and a step-grandson, Brian W. Furlong. She was predeceased by her brother, W. Franklin Brown. A funeral service will be held Saturday, February 3, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. in the Spear-Miller Funeral Home, 39 South Benson Road, Fairfield. Entombment will follow in the Oak Lawn Cemetery Mausoleum, Fairfield. Friends may greet the family Friday from 5-7 p.m. in the funeral home. For information or to offer an online condolence please visit www.SpearMillerFuneral

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  1. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family. Remembering the beautiful friendship between Delores and my late mother Kathryn (Casey) from their time in New York to marriage to starting families and second careers. I can picture them having a great time together again now. God bless.
    Peter and Gail

  2. We are so sorry for your loss. We will be praying for George and his family at this very sad time.

  3. May Dolores’ family and friends be comforted by God’s promise to “swallow up death forever…and wipe away the tears from all faces” (Isaiah 25:8).