MILL VALLEY, Calif. — Dolores Gabrish died here Jan. 2. She was 80.

Mrs. Gabrish was born May 21, 1933, in Chicago. She attended St. Agatha School and St. Mary’s Academy. After high school, she entered the Convent of the Holy Name Sisters in 1951. She earned a master’s degree in piano performance and taught music at St. Ignatius, St. Thomas More and St. Mary's Academy in Portland.  After leaving the order, she continued her music ministry as a teacher, choir director and organist until retiring from St. Hilary's in the San Francisco area in 2008.

She is survived by her nephews, Patrick Gabrish, Milwaukie, and Robert Gabrish, Gladstone.