Dolores "Dee Dee" Joan (Kosloski) McCulloch, 70, of North Hatfield died on Wednesday, January 30, 2019 after a fight with ovarian cancer. The day before she was surrounded by a constant stream of family and friends.
Born August 8, 1948 to the late Stanley and Angelina (Battistoni) Kosloski, she grew up on farms in Leverett and Hadley and was a graduate of Hopkins Academy in Hadley. After graduation she went to work for UMass Dining in 1966.
She left UMass and took other jobs including as a cook at the former Villa in Plainfield, as a Nurses Aide at the former Sunny Acres Nursing Home in Williamsburg, and briefly ran a small daycare out of her Ashfield home. She returned to UMass Dining Services in 1994 and continued to work there full-time until the spring of 2018.
In addition to her parents, Dee Dee was predeceased by her husband Bill in 2001, a brother Stanley, Jr. in 1969 and a sister Susan Zuraw. She is survived by her children Rebecca Hillenbrand (Rick) and Eric McCulloch. She is also survived by her Barbara Kosloski of Hadley, brother Walter of Harwich, MA; brother Stephen of Hadley, brother David of Hadley and Sister Joyce Rudzik of Athol.