John Dulce

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

DR JOHN L. DULCE, a resident of Holiday Island, Arkansas was born April 26, 1935 in Chicago, Illinois a son of John Quey and Mae Catherine (Seaton) Dulce. He departed this life Monday, January 2, 2017 in Fayetteville, Arkansas at the age of 81 years.

John was a member of the St. Elizabeth Catholic Church and Perish Council. He was past president of the Holiday Island Rotary; member of the Eureka Springs Hospital Guild and very active in the Art Program; board member of the Holiday Island Commissioners and Hospitality Association and Professor at Loyola University in Chicago, Illinois.

On April 23, 1960, John was united in marriage with Mary (McCarthy), who survives him of the home. He is also survived by children, Marcia, and husband, Carl Stewart of Morrisville, Vermont; John P. and wife, Lori Dolce of Downers Grove, Illinois; Edward C. and wife, Lotte Dolce of Stevenson Ranch, California; Helen M. and husband, Glen McGowen of Vernon Hills, Illinois; Matthew V. and wife, Elizabeth Dolce of Wilmette, Illinois; sister, Helen and husband, Paul Bishel of New Alburn, Wisconsin; brother, Robert Dulce of Albuquerque, New Mexico; fourteen grandchildren; a number of foster children; several nieces and nephews and a host of friends and loved one.

John was preceded in death by his parents, John Quey and Mae Catherine (Seaton) Dulce.

Funeral Mass will be held at 11:00 a.m., Friday, January 6, 2017, at St. Anne's Catholic Church, Berryville, Arkansas with Father Joseph Archibong officiating.

Arrangements are under the direction of Nelson Funeral Service, Inc. Memorial donations may be made to Opera of the Ozarks, P.O. Box 127, Eureka Springs, Arkansas 72632. Online condolences may be sent to the family at