Doris L. (Tisdell) Machado
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of Littleton, MA
LITTLETON, MA -- Doris L. (Tisdell) Machado passed away peacefully on November 23, 2012 at the Nashoba Valley Medical Center.
Doris was born in Worcester, Massachusetts. She was the daughter of Joseph A. Tisdell and Delia (Trainer) Tisdell. Doris lived in Melrose and Ipswich, MA for many years with her husband of 35 years, Fredrick Machado, who predeceased her in 1980. She then moved to Littleton, MA and lived with her sister Irene Johnson.
She is predeceased by her brother, Norman Tisdell, and his wife Mildred, her sisters: Irene Johnson and her husband Irving, Merle Tisdell, Jane McCarthy and husband Thomas.
She is survived by her niece, Susan Mero, and her husband David and nephews; Michael McCarthy and wife Mona, Terrence McCarthy, Patrick McCarthy and wife Christine, Denis McCarthy and wife Lilia, and many great nieces and nephews and loving dear friends.
Doris worked in Boston as a proof reader for many years, and later worked from home in her beloved cottage in Ipswich.
Doris was an active member in the Congregational Church of Littleton. She was a member of the choir and also a Deaconess for many years. When health did not allow her to get out she maintained a weekly bible study with her beloved friends.
She will be missed much by many.
MACHADO -- Calling hours will be held Thursday, November 29, 2012 at the Badger Funeral Home from 10:00AM to 11:00AM. Services will immediately follow at 12 noon at the Congregational Church of Littleton, King Street, Littleton, MA
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Animal Rescue League of choice, or the Congregational Church of Littleton. Please see www.badgerfuneral.com
Published in Lowell Sun on Nov. 27, 2012