Doris Dixon

Mar 31, 1919 – Jun 2, 2011 (Age 92)


DORIS DIXON SAUGUS - Mrs. Doris (Morgan) Dixon, age 92, passed away on June 2. She was the wife of the late Robert A. Dixon, with whom she shared 57 years of marriage. Born in Glace Bay, Nova Scotia, on March 31, 1919, she was the daughter of the late Henry and Mary (Bishop) Morgan. She was raised in Lynn and was a member of St. Stephen's Episcopal Church in Lynn of over 87 years. Mrs. Dixon was a member of the Couples Club of St. Stephen's along with her late husband Bob and also was a member of the Ivy Rebecca Lodge, where she was past Noble Grand. Doris worked for many years at the former Sylvania and Analogic, as well as being a waitress at the former New Ocean House in Swampscott. She was the loving mother of Robert H. Dixon of Saugus, Linda Figueira and her husband Peter of New Smyrna Beach, FL. She also leaves behind two grandsons, Peter Figueira and his wife Robin of Danvers, Jamie Figueira of Saugus and three great grandchildren, Nicolas, Katelyn and Megan Figueira of Danvers. Doris is also survived by many nieces and nephew. She also was the sister of the late Emma Butler, Albert Morgan and Violet Donachie. The Funeral will be held from the Bisbee-Porcella Funeral Home, 549 Lincoln Ave., Saugus, Wednesday at 9 a.m., followed by Requiem Eucharist at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, Lynn at 10 a.m. Interment will follow at Pine Grove Cemetery in Lynn. Relatives and friends invited. Visiting hours Tuesday from 4-8 p.m. In lieu of flowers please make a contribution in Doris' name to St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, 74 So. Common St., Lynn, MA 01902.

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