Dolores Cecilia Perata Pappas, 88, entered into rest on February 16, 2021 in Manteca, Ca. She was born in Oakland on December 31, 1932. She is preceded in death by her first husband Ronald Perata and her second husband Thomas Pappas.
Dolores is survived by her loving family; children, Rhonda Perata Helppie, Tina Mooradian (Richard), Ronald Perata (Michelle), Gary Perata (Nancy), step-children, Laura Purifoy (Mark), Anna Petit (Michael) and Michael Pappas (Cindy). In addition, Dolores was blessed by 16 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.
A resident of the Commons for the past four years, Dolores enjoyed family, food and fun. She loved a great game of golf, bunco with the girls, daily walks and cooking for family and friends. She had a creative talent for making beautiful handmade porcelain dolls that adorned many homes of family and friends. As the matriarch of her family, Dolores will be remembered for her spunky personality and her giving spirit. She will be deeply missed by all who loved and adored her.
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