Dolores Marie Cato (VanDerven)

Dolores Marie Cato (VanDerven), 88, of Fairfax, Vermont passed away, Thursday, October 28, 2021, at home with her daughter Pam and family.

Born April 28, 1933, in Green Bay, Wisconsin. She was a lifelong resident of Jacksonville, Florida until 2014.

Dolores is survived by five daughters and one son, Vicki (Fred) Fraga, (WA); Brenda Ray (David Plott) (GA); Pamela (Dale) Cook (VT); Lisa (Scott) Harris (FL); Sandy Pederson (FL) and Kurt (Linda) Martin (WA). Dolores is also survived by many precious grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great great-grandchildren.

Dolores was preceded in death by her daughter, Diane White (1996); her son, Nickolas Howell (1994); her grandson, Clifford Ray (2004), and her former husband, Sterling B. Cato (1993).

The family gives a special thanks to Sheree and Heather, nurses of Franklin County Home Health, Hospice. They provided compassionate care during the last journey of her life.

There will be no memorial services at this time. The family will gather for a Celebration of Life in Florida at a later date. Her final resting place will be with her grandson, Clifford at Edgewood Cemetery, Jacksonville, Florida.

Honored to be serving the Cato family is the Heald Funeral Home, where messages of condolence are welcome at