Dorothy B. (Mead) Howley

Howley, Dorothy for website onlyDorothy B. Howley (Mead) passed away peacefully on February 2nd at the Sippican Healthcare Center in Marion, MA at the age of 90.Beloved wife of the late Francis J. Howley.  Dorothy is survived by her loving sister Jeanne P. Hickey of Marion, MA and many nieces, nephews and their families. Dottie was the daughter of the late William and Mary Mead (Foley) and was predeceased by her sister Marie Golden and her brother Harold Mead.

Born in Boston, raised and educated in Dorchester, Dottie was a graduate of St. Gregory’s School and a devoted life long parishioner of St. Gregory Catholic Church.

Dottie will always be remembered for her thoughtful, giving and generous nature. Her warm-heartedness and compassion for others touched so many lives. She had an incredible sense of style and love of life and family, which will be greatly missed.

The family would like to thank the staff on Mayfair Unit at Sippican Healthcare Center for the wonderful and loving care they provided to our Dorothy.

Visitation at Dolan Funeral Home, 1140 Washington Street, DORCHESTER LOWER MILLS, Saturday, February 7th from 10:00 am -11:00 am followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:30 am at St. Gregory Catholic Church, Dorchester. Burial will follow at Cedar Grove Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Dorothy’s memory can be made to St. Gregory Catholic Church, 2223 Dorchester Avenue, Dorchester, MA 02124.