Dolores Frances Bryan, 92, of Kyle, TX passed away peacefully, surrounded by family and love, on Monday, December 28th. Dolores was born in Herkimer, New York on September 16, 1923 to Angelo and Irene Alberico Ceneviva. She served her country honorably in the U.S. Army as a Nurse during WWII, leaving her with fond memories of caring for wounded soldiers on a merchant marine ship in the Atlantic and the USS Comfort in the Pacific. On January 4, 1947, Dolores married George Rufus Bryan, a fellow army officer and her companion for the next 45 years. She thoroughly enjoyed army life, making many friends and traveling the world with her husband and three daughters.
Dolores is preceded in death by her husband, Col. George Bryan, and her sister, Gloria Rinehart. She is survived by her three daughters, Bonnye Bryan and her husband, Mike Hochman, of Costa Mesa, CA, Dr. Betty Edmond and her husband, Dr. Michael Edmond, of Austin, TX, and Shirley Jordan of Kyle, TX; five grandchildren, Brooke Northcutt and her husband, Lee, of Austin, TX, Chase Edmond of Austin, TX, Linda Escalante and her husband, Eric, of College Station, TX, Jennifer Jordan of Austin, TX, Kristin Vega and her husband, A.J., of El Paso, TX; and seven great-grandchildren, Lauren Whiting, Evan Escalante, Aurielle Northcutt, Bruce Northcutt, Amelie Northcutt, Cormack Edmond and Charlotte Edmond.
Dolores loved crafts and sewing and went on to spend much of her life making exquisite porcelain miniature dolls, that she sold in shows throughout the country and shared with family and friends. She is deeply loved by her family and will be greatly missed. A funeral service is scheduled for 11 a.m. on Saturday January 2nd at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church in Wimberley, TX. Interment will follow at St. Stephen's Cemetery, with a reception at McArthur Hall. Please sign the guest registry at the Church or online at www.thomasonfuneralhome.com. Thomason Funeral Home, Wimberley, TX. (512) 847-2226