DOWLING Nora (nee Wallace), the darling love of William Dowling for 53 married years was deceased on March 23, 2011. As a proud Irish native, Nora was a resident of Paterson, NJ after emigrating from her beloved village of Tully, County Galway, Ireland. At eighty-four years of age, Nora was also the dearly loved and nurturing mother of William, Jr. of Franklin Lakes NJ, Patricia Duderich of Wayne NJ, and Michael of Washington Twp. NJ. Their spouses, Nancy, Michael, and Catherine, respectively, share in Nora's children's loss. Her grandchildren, Emily and Kayla Dowling, Christopher and Kelly Duderich, and Ainsley, Alina, and Joelle Dowling, are keeping dear in their hearts, the memories of their gentle, doting, and caring grandmother who played such an important part in each of their lives. Nora is survived by her brother Michael Wallace of Ireland, many nieces, nephews, and friends, in Ireland, England, and the United States who were all touched by Nora's kindness and forever friendly ways, and will feel the absence of her presence. Nora was a parishioner of St. James R.C, Totowa, NJ where a memorial mass will be held on Saturday, April 2nd, at 10 AM. Donations may be directed to the St. Jude Shrine at the following address: St. Jude Shrine, 512 W. Saratoga Street, Baltimore, MD 21201. Visit www.bizub.com for driving directions/online condolences.
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Published in The Record/Herald News on Mar. 27, 2011