LOS ANGELES (CNA)—Dolores Hope, the widow of entertainer Bob Hope and a supporter of many Catholic charities, was a Catholic of “deep, abiding faith,” Archbishop José Gomez of Los Angeles said in tribute to her life.
“Both the entertainment world and the Church have lost a woman of profound faith, gifted musical talent and dedication to the betterment of peoples worldwide. The death of Dolores Hope leaves a huge void in Southern California,” he said.
“May she now enter into that eternal life and light prepared for her by the God whom she loved so fully and deeply.”
She died Sept. 19 at the age of 102.
She was born Dolores DeFina in New York on May 27, 1909. During the 1930s she sang in...READ MORE