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Dolores Mae (Waits) Zielinski Macklin

August 25, 1925 ~ January 4, 2018 (age 92)

Dolores Mae Waits Zielinski Macklin 92 of West Leechburg died Thursday January 4, 2018 in Pleasant Ridge, Leechburg.  She was born August 25, 1925 in Jeannette a daughter of the late Lawrence I. and Ida (Howe) Waits.  She was a former member of the Grandview Volunteer Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary.  In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her first husband Harry F. Zielinski in 1960, her second husband Elwood L. Macklin in 1981, a sister Irene Mabel Waits Hostetter in 1969 and a granddaughter Diane R. Zielinski in 1969.  She is survived by two sons Lawrence H. "Butch" Zielinski and his wife Jerri of Penn Twp. and Chester F. "Buddy" Zielinski and his wife Barbara of West Leechburg, a daughter Dianne Irene Brainard and her husband John of Union City, PA eight grandchildren, eight great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.  Services and interment will be private.  Mason-Gelder Funeral Home Inc. Jeannette in charge of arrangements.  To send online condolences visit

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