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Delores Elaine Overby

May 17, 1944 July 12, 2020
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Delores Elaine Overby passed away in Morristown Medical Center on July 12, 2020 at 3:30 AM from complications of Pulmonary Fibrosis and Acute Renal Failure. Delores Elaine Overby was born as Delores Ford on May 17, 1948 in Philadelphia, Pa. the daughter of Leroy Ford and Sarah Rhodes. Delores grew up in Abbeville, S.C. nurtured by her grandmother Pearl Rhodes until she was a young teenager at which time she moved back to live with her mother in Brooklyn, NY. Delores graduated from Brooklyn College and took some graduate courses at Fairleigh Dickinson so she could advance her career as an air traffic controller.

Delores’ most notable achievements were working as an air traffic controller, being a six time car winner as a Mary Kay Cosmetics Sales Director, being president and CEO of a Futuristic Networking a marketing group that did advertising in hotels. She was also a very successful assistant District Manager responsible for nine Marshall’s stores in southern California, and the Manager of the Beauty Department at Kohls Department store.

Delores was a perfectionist in her work. She was very personable and loved people. She was a Christian who attended Budd Lake Chapel in Budd Lake.

She had a passion for history and loved Political Science. Delores leaves behind her loving husband Kenneth, two beautiful daughters Kamira and Dorie, her sister Gloria, a brother John, and several nieces and nephews. Her vitality and ongoing pursuit of excellence will be sorely missed.

It was her wish that any donations go to St. Jude’s Children's Hospital, her favorite charity.

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