Dorothy R. (Rivard) Paradis
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of Lunenburg; 72
LUNENBURG -- Dorothy R. (Rivard) Paradis, 72, of Lunenburg, died January 15, 2013, while vacationing in Costa Rica.
Mrs. Paradis was born in Methuen, December 27, 1940, a daughter of Armand and Marion (Farrell) Rivard, and has resided in Lunenburg for nearly 40 years. She was a graduate of St. Mary's High School in Lawrence, and then continued her education at Fitchburg State College where she majored in nursing.
She leaves her husband of 50 years, Philip F. Paradis; two sons and daughters-in-law, Philip F. and Robbyn Paradis Jr. of Hyde Park, Andrew C. and Jennifer Paradis of Pepperell; a daughter, Ann Paradis and her husband, Jay Rudinsky of Apex, NC; two brothers, Armand Rivard of Florida. John Rivard of Brunswick, ME; a sister, Joan Bibeau of Andover. She also leaves 10 grandchildren, Gabriel Paradis, Gwendelyn Paradis, Melissa Paradis, Raymond Paradis, Andrew Paradis, Paul Rudinsky, Audrey Rudinsky, Joel Paradis, Jonathan Paradis, and Adrianne Paradis.
For 21 years, Mrs. Paradis worked as a registered nurse at the McLean Hospital in Belmont, retiring in 2005. She attended St. Boniface Church in Lunenburg, and was a member of the Montachusett Area YMCA.
PARADIS -- A funeral Mass will be celebrated 11 AM, Friday, January 25th at St. Boniface Church, 817 Massachusetts Ave., Lunenburg. Burial will be private, Calling hours are 4-7 p.m., Thursday at the T.J. Anderson & Son Funeral Home, 250 Main Street, (Rte 119), Townsend Center. Please see www.andersonfuneral.com for additional information.
Published in Sentinel & Enterprise on Jan. 20, 2013