Mary Appleton Dandrow

Mary Appleton Dandrow, age 87, of Milton, died peacefully surrounded by her family on Saturday, June 24, 2017. Daughter of the late Thomas and Greta Appleton of Quincy and Tuftonboro, New Hampshire and sister of the late Evelyn, Thomas, and Paul Appleton. Survived by her brother Henry Charles Appleton and his wife Judith, of Scituate.

Mary was the beloved wife of the late Dr. Robert V. Dandrow for 59 years. She was the devoted mother of Robert V. Dandrow III and his wife Cathy of Marshfield, Patricia Dandrow and her husband Edward Seksay of Cohasset, Alan Dandrow and his wife Joyce of Pembroke, Philip Dandrow and his wife Patricia of Cohasset and Elizabeth Dodge and her husband Stephen of Pembroke. Loving grandmother of 12 wonderful grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Mary was a graduate of Notre Dame Academy, Roxbury, Class of 1947 and later graduated Summa Cum Laude from Regis College. She was a retired medical social worker for the New England Baptist Hospital.

Mary was a devoted member of the Milton Metco Parents Coordinating Committee, Milton League of Women Voters, and National Association of Social Workers. She was a regular communicant at St. Elizabeth’s Church in Milton.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in St. Elizabeth’s Church, Milton, Friday, June 30 at 10:30 AM. Relatives and friends invited. Visiting hours at Dolan Funeral Home, 460 Granite Avenue, EAST MILTON SQUARE, Thursday 4-8 PM. Interment Milton Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Mary’s memory to: Boston Higashi School (educating children with autism) 800 No. Main Street, Randolph, MA 02368, Attention: of Paul Fanning.