Lucille M. Dunn, 88
WORCESTER - Lucille M. (Brisebois) Dunn, 88, formerly of Vinton St. in Worcester and of Jefferson, died peacefully on Thursday, June 2, 2016 at the Knollwood Nursing Center.
Her husband of 60 years, Francis R. "Dinny" Dunn, died in 2010.
Lucille leaves four sons, Paul F. Dunn and his wife Simona of Hillsborough, N.C., Dennis R. "Rick" Dunn and his wife Mary Beth of Holden, Timothy J. Dunn and his wife Maureen of Worcester, and Terrence R. Dunn and his wife Christine of Worcester.Her son, Thomas J. Dunn, died in 1998.
Lucille also leaves her sister, Constance Symczak of Charlton. Her sister Lorraine B. Desautels died in 2009.
Lucille also leaves seven grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. Her grandchildren include Bryan Dunn and his wife Melissa of Northboro, Matthew Dunn of West Boylston, Timothy J. Dunn Jr. and his wife Kathleen of Worcester, Katherine FanFan and her husband Samuel of Worcester, Lauren Setterlund and her husband James of Sutton, Daniel Dunn of Worcester, and Nicholas Dunn and his wifeDevin of Hickory, N.C. Her great-grandchildren include Liam, Neala and Teagan Dunn of Northboro, Timothy J. Dunn III and Emma Dunn of Worcester, Kyla FanFan of Worcester, and Jackson Setterlund of Sutton.
Lucille was born in Webster, daughter of Ferdinand and Antoinette (Gadoury) Brisebois. She graduated from Bartlett High School in Webster. She was a member of the Class of 1948 at the Hahnemann Hospital School of Nursing.
Lucille was a registered nurse for 54 years, retiring in 2002. She was a labor and delivery nurse at Hahnemann Hospital for nearly 40 years until the hospital merged with Worcester Memorial Hospital.She continued her vocation at Saint Vincent Hospital until her retirement. She was deeply fulfilled by the privilege to participate in thousands of childbirths.
Lou possessed a great sense of humor. She never shied from expressing her opinion on a subject important to her. She was a morning fixture at Riley's on Lincoln keeping in touch with her countless friends in the Lincoln St. neighborhood. Lou was a bird watcher, bird feeder and a bird lover. She also enjoyed gardening.
Lou was a dedicated wife, mother and friend, and was especially devoted to her grandchildren and great-grandchildren in recent years.
Calling hours are Monday, June 6, from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Athy Memorial Home, 111 Lancaster St., Worcester. The funeral will be Tuesday, June 7, from the funeral home with a Mass at 11 a.m. in St. Bernard's Church, 228 Lincoln St., Worcester. Burial in Sacred Heart Cemetery in Webster will be private.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Barton Center for Diabetes Education, P.O. Box 356, North Oxford, MA 01537.
Published in Worcester Telegram & Gazette from Jun. 2 to Jun. 5, 2016.