Beloved in Christ,

We are saddened to announce the falling asleep of the Handmaiden of God Dolores Bander, mother of Sam (Wendie) Bander and Jackie (Paul) Solberg, on Saturday, October 12, 2019.

The visitation and funeral arrangements are as follows:

Friday, October 18

2:00-4:00 PM and 6:00-8:00 PM
O’Brien-Gerst Funeral Home
The Trisagion Prayers of Mercy will be offered at 7:30 PM.

Saturday, October 19
10:00 -10:45 AM at St. Nicholas Orthodox Church Chapel

Funeral Service:
11:00 AM at St. Nicholas Orthodox Church followed by a Meal of Mercy in the Cultural Center.

The Obituary is available by visiting [Dolores].

Memorial Donations may be made in Dolores’ memory to St. Nicholas Orthodox Church. 

Condolences to the family may be sent to:
Sam & Wendie Bander
1327 Old Lake Ct. SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546

May Christ, who is our life and resurrection, give rest to the soul of the Handmaiden of God Dolores with all the saints, and may He grant comfort, peace, and strength to her family. May her memory be Eternal.