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Dorothy  M. Loughlin

Obituary for Dorothy M. Loughlin

November 1, 1930 - July 24, 2017
Venice, Florida | Age 86

A Wonderful Lady!!!


Dorothy M (Radcliffe) Loughlin of Venice, FL; formerly of Rockland MA died peacefully surrounded by loved ones July 24, 2017. Dotty was born in Boston, MA on November 1, 1930 to the late John and Margaret Radcliffe.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 54 years, John C. Loughlin and her brother Thomas A. Radcliffe. Dorothy is survived by her brother John J. Radcliffe, Jr. and wife Jeanne of NH. She is survived by her nine children; Dorothy and Doug DelPrete of Rockland, John and Janet Loughlin of Norwell, Margaret and David Jones of Plymouth, Catherine and William Stewart of Rockland, Edward and Doreen Loughlin of Rockland, Janice and Richard Finnin of Bourne, Paul and Andrea Loughlin of Rockland, Nancy and Peter Amaral of Forestdale, Patricia and Scott Lucas of Shelby, NC, her 33 beloved grandchildren, 40 great grandchildren and 5 great great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. She is also survived by her dear friend Pat Gallagher.

Dorothy was employed for many years at St. Margaret's Hospital in Dorchester. Dotty loved to entertain her family and friends and this was especially displayed during the holiday season, her Christmas Eve party was an open-door policy where everyone was welcomed. Dotty's greatest pleasure in life was spending time with her children and grandchildren, who will truly miss her but are glad she is now at peace with her loving husband "Papa".

The family welcomes family and friends to celebrate her life on Sunday July 30, 2017 from 5:00-8:00 PM in the Magoun-Biggins Funeral Home 135 Union Street in Rockland. A Funeral Mass will be held 9:00 AM on Monday July 31, 2017at Holy Family Church in Rockland. Burial will follow in Holy Family Cemetery. Donations in her memory may be made to Rockland Eagles Charities, 29 Park St. Rockland, MA 02370 or to Rockland CARES 10 Daniel Teague Drive, Rockland, MA 02370

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135 Union Street
Rockland, MA 02370
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