Doris Skane

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Mrs. Doris G. (Dunn) Skane, of Harwich, formerly of Waltham died Wednesday, February 12, 2014 at Epoch of Harwich. She was 90. Doris was born in Cambridge on October 16, 1923, a daughter of the late Daniel and Mary (Murphy) Dunn. She was raised in Medford and was a graduate of Medford High School. A Waltham resident for most of her life she worked for a number of years as a bookkeeper at Wilson Sporting Goods in Newton Lower Falls. The wife of the late Robert P. Skane, Doris leaves her children, R. Michael Skane and his wife, Helen, of West Chester Pennsylvania, Jacquelyn C. Gately and her husband Charles, of Dennis and Edward S. Skane of Mashpee; her grandchildren, Deborah M. Sanchez, Kellie A. Skane, Jeffrey C. Gately, Karen E. Mahoney, Cheryl A. Mahoney, Matthew E. Skane and James R. Skane; her great-grandchildren, Michael Strazza and Conor Gately and many nieces and nephews. She was also the mother of the late Mary E. Mahoney; grandmother of the late Kevin R. Gately and Christopher E. Gately; mother-in-law of the late Robert Mahoney and Bonnie Skane and sister of the late Charles and Robert Dunn. A Funeral Mass was celebrated on Tuesday morning, February 18th, in Saint Mary's Church, 133 School Street, Waltham. Burial followed in Calvary Cemetery, Waltham. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Saint Jude Children's Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105. To offer condolences online, please visit

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245 Main Street Waltham, MA 02453
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Published in Waltham News Tribune from Feb. 20 to Feb. 27, 2014
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