Dolores Kingsbury

Obituary of Dolores B. Kingsbury

Dolores B. Kingsbury, 91, passed away Monday April 11, 2022 at her home in Thompson, CT. She was surrounded by her family. She was born March 10, 1931 in Framingham, MA, daughter of the late Joseph and Bertha (Plante) Plourde. Her first husband was the late Bernard (Cookie) Gilbert, Sr. and her second husband was the late William Kingsbury.

Dolores worked for the Montgomery Ward Company in Putnam and later at Ma Frosty restaurant as a cook and waitress. She enjoyed her family more than anything else in this world especially the gatherings at home for Christmas and the summer cookouts by the pool. She also enjoyed traveling and bingo games at Foxwoods. She had a love for Nascar racing especially her favorite driver Chase Elliot and the Boston Red Sox games.

She leaves her daughter Lorrie (Michael) Butler of Port St. Lucie, FL and sons Bernie (Mary) Gilbert, Jr. of Putnam, CT and Michael Gilbert of Putnam, CT. Also stepsons James (Gail) Kingsbury of East Hampton, CT, William Kingsbury of Thompson, CT and Ron (Chris) Kingsbury of Thompson, CT. She leaves behind nine grandchildren and four great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her sisters Jeanne Armstrong, Anita Levine and Gloria Chenail. Dolores’s family would like to thank DKH Hospice for all the compassionate care they provided to our mother.

Calling Hours will be Thursday, April 14, 2022 from 10:30 to 11:30 AM at Smith and Walker Funeral Home, 148 Grove Street, Putnam, CT. A Funeral Service will follow at 11:30 AM. Burial will follow in East Thompson Cemetery Thompson, CT. Share a memory at

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