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ROCKWELL, Lois L. (Ladd) Of North Hill, Needham, formerly of Wellesley and Weston, passed away on April 7, 2016 with family at her side. Beloved wife of George B. Rockwell of 66 years, and loving mother of Susan R. Patten and her husband Malcolm, of Arizona, and Cynthia R. Randall and her husband Scott, of Winchester, MA. Cherished grandmother of Chris Patten, Mollie Patten Carey, Jake Randall, and Lauren Randall. She also leaves 6 great grandchildren. Graduate of Wellesley College, class of 1944, and former employee of IBM, where she met her husband George. Lois was devoted to her family and took delight in raising her daughters yet still found time as an avid tennis player to achieve a national ranking as a member of the Longwood Cricket Club. She was a member of Wellesley Country Club, where she excelled in golf and was the ladies club champion three times. Lois was also active in the Wellesley Hills Congregational Church. Memorial service is at the Wellesley Hills Congregational Church, 207 Washington Street, Wellesley Hills on Thursday, April 14 at 2 pm. Relatives and friends invited. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made, in Lois' memory, to the Wellesley Hills Congregational Church or Wellesley College. For guestbook: gfdoherty.com. George F. Doherty & Sons Wellesley 781-235-4100
Published in The Boston Globe from Apr. 10 to Apr. 11, 2016
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