Stephen M. Dorsey
1935 - 2021
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Age 86 of Brighton died peacefully on May 14, 2021. Born in Newton on January 16, 1935 to Andrew and Mary (McEvilly) Dorsey. Stephen was the last survivor of the ten Dorsey children. Stephen grew up in Brighton and graduated from St. Columbkille's High School in 1953. Stephen served in the US Army 69th Infantry Division from 1954 to 1956 during the Cold War in Germany. Stephen was a U.S.P.S letter carrier in Newton Centre for over 36 years retiring in 1992. Stephen was an active trustee for the Glencoe Park East Condominium Association. Most importantly, Stephen was a caring and steady influence to many family members and friends over his life. Stephen last resided at the Chestnut Park at Cleveland Circle Assisted Living Facility. Stephen was predeceased by his brothers Andrew, Ed, James, Paul, John, Richard and Arthur Dorsey and sisters Elizabeth (Dorsey) Fadden and Janet M. Dorsey. He also leaves numerous nieces, nephews and a cousin Alice Shea. Visiting in the Lehman Reen McNamara Funeral Home 63 Chestnut Hill Ave. (nr. Brighton Courthouse) BRIGHTON on Thursday May 20th from 9-10am. Followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Columbkille Church 321 Market St Brighton at 10:30am. Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend. Interment Evergreen Cemetery, Brighton. In lieu of flowers donations in memory of Stephen may be made to Disabled American Veterans PO Box 14301 Cincinnati OH 45250. For directions and guest book please visit

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Published in Boston Herald on May 18, 2021.
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June 16, 2021
We just heard of Stephen’s passing. We fondly remember Stephen listening to Red Sox games on his radio on the porch on Glencoe Street. He was kind and so easy to chat with. Rest In Peace.
K.C. Shannon
May 18, 2021
I love u give my son a hug for me U were the best Denise ❤❤❤❤
May 18, 2021
We were very sad to hear that Stephen had passed. We send all our love and prayers to the family. Love Alice Shea, Ed and Mary (Shea) Doherty
Mary Doherty
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