Dorothea M. Punch

a retired manager, died Tuesday March 10 at her home in Milton. She was 76 years old.

Born in Boston, she was a graduate of Milton High School, Class of 1949, and Boston College, Class of 1957. Miss Punch was a longtime employee of New England Telephone and Telegraph, retiring in 1991 as a manager. She was a late member of the Telephone Pioneers of America.

Beloved daughter of the late Walter J. and Mary J. (Costello) Punch. Loving sister of Carolyn Punch of Milton, Virginia Hall of Foxboro and Mary Keenan and her husband John of Peabody. Dear friend of Richard A. Carey of Malden. She is also survived by two nieces, two nephews, three grandnieces and three grandnephews.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Saint Mary of the Hill Church, MILTON, Saturday March 14 at 10:00AM. Relatives and friends invited. Visiting hours at Dolan Funeral Home, 1140 Washington St., DORCHESTER LOWER MILLS, Friday 3-7 PM. Interment Milton Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Dorothea’s name may be sent to the charity of your choice.