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Dorothy F. Sawaya

Obituary for Dorothy F. Sawaya

April 1, 1924 - August 17, 2019
Rockland, Massachusetts | Age 95

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Dorothy F. (Sheehan) Sawaya, 95 of Rockland. Died on August 17, 2019 at the South Shore Rehabilitation Center in Rockland. She was born in Boston on April 1,1924 to the late Daniel and Jennie (Drummond) Sheehan. Dorothy was the loving wife of James F. Sawaya.

Mrs. Sawaya worked for many years as a stitcher for the Columbia Belt Company and retired in 1976. She was a member of the Mothers Club at Cathedral Grammar School in Boston, the Mothers Club at South Bay Union and a member of the Abington VFW Women's Auxiliary. Dorothy enjoyed spending her time sewing and making clothes. More than anything she loved being with her grandchildren.

Dorothy was the mother of June C. Manning and her husband Thomas of Rockland, James J. Sawaya of Rockland and the late Jane C. O'Connor. She was the sister of the late Daniel J. Sheehan, Margaret M. Flaherty William H. Sheehan, John D. Sheehan, Eleanor C. Caulfield and Robert D. Sheehan. Dorothy will be dearly missed by her six grandchildren- Kellie, Jimmy, Sinead, Deirdre, Tommy, and Derek and five great grandchildren - Cassandra, Tristan, Landon, Hunter and Mason. She leaves behind many nieces and nephews.

The family welcomes friends and loved ones to celebrate Dorothy's life on Wednesday August 21 , 2019 from 5:00 Pm to 8:00 PM at the Magoun-Biggins Funeral Home, 135 Union Street Rockland, MA. A Funeral Mass will be held on Thursday August 22,2019 at 9:00 AM at Holy Family Church. Burial will follow at Holy Family Cemetery.

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135 Union Street
Rockland, MA 02370
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