Dorothy M. (Doucette) Powers
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of North Chelmsford; 84
NORTH CHELMSFORD -- Dorothy M. (Doucette) Powers, 84, a resident of North Chelmsford, passed away on April 28, 2013, at Lowell General Hospital.
She was the beloved wife of the late Walter M. Powers who died in 1999.
She was born in Grand Falls, New Brunswick on July 3, 1928 and was a daughter of the late Peter and Gertrude Doucette.
Dorothy was the proprietor of the Convenient Food Mart in Billerica for many years.
She was a parishioner of St. Mary Parish in Chelmsford, and an active member of the Chelmsford Senior Center. She enjoyed spending winters in Florida but her greatest joy in life was spending time with her grandchildren and great- grandchildren.
Dorothy is survived by her three children; Carol Fortin of Newton, NH, Michael Powers and his wife, Sandra of Milford, NH, and Kevin Powers of Chelmsford, MA; eight grandchildren, Sandra Durand, Craig Fortin, Christopher Fortin, Matthew Fortin, Scott Powers, Jason Powers, Brian Powers, and Peter Powers; and seven great-grandchildren, Ashlynn Fortin, Connor Fortin, Evan Fortin, Tyler Fortin, Kaylee Fortin, Cooper Fortin, and Giuliana Powers. She leaves her sister, Sylvia Pritchard of GA; brother, Jimmy Doucette and his wife, Lorna of British Columbia; and brother-in-law, Robert Powers and his wife, Joanne of Naples, FL.
Dorothy was predeceased by her sisters, Gladys Doucette, Frances Turcotte, Lillian Roy, Rita Bavin, Patricia Doucette, and Freda Gagnon, and brothers, Gordon, Gerald, and Jack-Antoine Doucette.
POWERS -- DOROTHY M. (DOUCETTE). Visitation will take place on Tuesday, May 7th from 9 to 10:30 am at the BLAKE FUNERAL HOME, 24 Worthen St., CHELMSFORD. Her Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Tuesday at 11 o'clock at St. Mary Parish, 25 North Rd., Chelmsford. Interment in Pine Ridge Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the
, 20 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701. www.americanheart.org. Funeral Director Paul A. Hardy, Jr. For online condolences visit BLAKEFUNERALHOME.COM.
Blake Funeral Home
24 Worthen Street
Chelmsford, MA 01824
Published in Lowell Sun on May 3, 2013