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Margaret M. Dolan

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Margaret M. Dolan Obituary

Margaret M. Dolan of Rye Brook, NY, passed away peacefully on July 23 in Newtown Square, PA. Born in Manchester, CT, she was the daughter of Raymond J. Carey and Ellen (Goddard) Carey. Peg graduated from Manchester High School, then St. Francis School of Nursing with her R.N. degree and continued her studies later graduating from Teachers College, Columbia University in NY City. She entered the Women's Army Core(WAC) during World War II, where she met her late husband, Captain Thomas N. Dolan, soon after the Normandy invasion in France. He later became Assistant Attorney General for New York State. Following Peg's nursing career she spent many years in real estate in the Rye, NY offices of Jed Dolce Realty and Merritt Associates where she developed many lasting relationships. Always young at heart, Peg enjoyed chocolate, a good cup of tea, and being surrounded by bustling activity. She is survived by her children, Dr. Thomas C. Dolan and his wife Kathy of Wethersfield, CT, Michael Dolan and his wife Kathy of Havertown, PA, Timothy Dolan and his wife Shannon of Villanova, PA, John Dolan of Westerly, RI, and Kathryn (Dolan) Wall and her husband Kevin of Burke, VA. She will be especially missed by her 13 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren. A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, July 30th at Villanova University Chapel at 11 AM. On Thursday, July 31st, there will be a memorial and burial service at Gate of Heaven Cemetery in Hawthorne, NY at 9:30 AM. Stretch Funeral Home of Havertown, PA is handling all funeral arrangements. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to the www.arthritis.org.

Published in The Hartford Courant on July 29, 2014
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