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LYONS, Dorothy Frances (O'Rourke) Of Dennis, formerly of Natick, Holliston and Newtonville passed away on Wednesday, August 9, 2018 at the McCarthy Care Center in Sandwich, MA. Dorothy was born in Cambridge, the daughter of the late John and Ellen (Brennan) O'Rourke. Beloved wife of the late George A. Lyons, Jr., with whom she shared 48 years of married life together before he passed in February of 1997. Dot was also predeceased by her daughters: Patricia O'Kane, Maureen Fredette and Linda (Lyons) Nazarian. Dot is survived by her daughter Judith, of Dennis MA, her son-in-law Bernard O'Kane and grandsons: Conor O'Kane, and his wife Erin, Andrew O'Kane, Greg O'Kane and his wife Hannah, Michael Fredette, Evan Fredette, Matthew Nazarian and granddaughter Madison Nazarian. She was also blessed with three great grandchildren: Clara O'Kane, Calvin O'Kane and Ronan O'Kane. Dot is survived by her brother William and his wife Margaret and several nieces and nephews, She was predeceased by her sister Mary O'Rourke, brother John O'Rourke and sisters, Helen O'Rourke, Teresa Boardman, Margaret McBride and Barbara McCarthy. There will be a viewing at the Burke & Blackington Funeral Home at 1479 Washington St., WEST NEWTON, from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday August 14, 2018, followed by a Funeral Mass at St. Ignatius of Loyola Church, Chestnut Hill at 10 a.m. Burial will be at Newton Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, gifts can be made in Dot's memory to Hope Hospice and Palliative Care of RI, 1085 North Main St, Providence, RI 02904 or the VNA of Cape Cod, Inc., 255 Independence Drive, Hyannis, MA 02601. Burke & Blackington Funeral Home

Published in The Boston Globe on Aug. 12, 2018
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