Stolarz, Dorothy Y. (nee Bruining) age 55 of Bloomingdale, formerly of Paterson, died Saturday, May 17, 2008. Born in Paterson, she lived in Paterson before moving to Bloomingdale over 30 years ago. Dorothy was a Realtor for Real Estate Consultants of Fairfield, NJ. She was a parishioner of St. Mary’s R.C. Church, Pompton Lakes and involved in the Shawl Ministry. She was also a founding member of the Bloomingdale Environmental Commission. Surviving are her children, Jessica E. Stolarz of Bloomingdale, and Brian W. and his wife Anna Stolarz of Alexandria, VA, her grandchildren, Ella and Audrey Stolarz, and her mother, Dorothy M. (nee Collesano) Bruining of Hawthorne. Also surviving are her sisters, Leona Patmos of Hawthorne and Patricia Wilson of Bloomingdale and Robert A. Stolarz, father of Brian and Jessica, of Butler. She was predeceased by her father, Henry R. Bruining in 1994. Visiting Tuesday 7-9 and Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 at the Vander Plaat Funeral Home, 257 Godwin Ave. Wyckoff, NJ. Funeral Mass Thursday, 10 a.m. at St. Mary’s R.C. Church, 17 Pompton Ave. Pompton Lakes, NJ. Entombment Calvary Cemetery, Paterson, NJ. In lieu of flowers donations to Jessica E. Stolarz Special Needs Trust, c/o Brian W. Stolarz, 8004 Yorktown Dr. Alexandria, VA 22308 or St. Mary’s Parish Memorial Garden, 17 Pompton Ave. Pompton Lakes, NJ. 07442 would be appreciated. www.vpfh.com
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