Dorothy “Dot” (Brown) Marchildon Formerly of Chelmsford and West Townsend, MA
Dorothy "Dot" (Brown) Marchildon, 88, formerly of Chelmsford and West Townsend, MA died unexpectedly Saturday, January 6, 2018 at Town and Country Nursing Home in Lowell.
She was married to the late Raymond G. Marchildon, who died on September 23, 1995.
Born in Lowell, she was the daughter of the late Herbert and Marion (Terrell) Brown. She attended Lowell High School before moving to Chelmsford in 1947.
Dorothy worked at CBS Electronics and Mary Lou Donut Shop in Lowell. She also worked at Marshalls Department Store and Caldor Department Store in Chelmsford. Before she retired in 1985, she worked at Atomic Sub/Drum Hill Pizza in Chelmsford. Upon retiring she moved to West Townsend, Ma.
Dorothy was a longtime member of the Calvary Baptist Church in Lowell where she sang in the choir.
Dorothy is survived by her daughter Marion (Brown)(Vertigans) Howes and son-in-law Ralph L. Howes Jr. of Chelmsford, MA, and Weirs Beach, NH, and her brother Paul A. Brown of Columbia, Missouri.
She was predeceased by her brother Herbert P. Brown Jr.; sister Evelyn Vanderlinde of Holton, Kansas; brother Richard Brown of N. Chelmsford, MA, and a granddaughter, Angela Dorothy (Vertigans) Howard.
She is also survived by many loving grandchildren; David Vertigans and his wife Charlotte of Tampa, Florida, Kerry Riedy of Merrimack NH, Stephanie Trow and her husband Michael of Hudson, NH, Amanda Tardiff and her husband Adam of Hudson, NH, Stephen Vertigans Jr. of Hudson, NH, Jonathan Vertigans of Manchester, NH, Andrew Vertigans of Hudson, NH, Andrea Vertigans of Merrimack, NH, Matthew Vertigans of Lowell, MA, Sharon Vertigans of Chelmsford, MA, and Brett Winsper and his wife Ryan of Hooksett, NH, 26 great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild.
She was a devoted mother and grandmother who was loved dearly and will be missed by everyone
Visiting hours Wednesday 9 to 10:30 A.M. Funeral Wednesday at 11 A.M. at the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 106 MIDDLESEX ST. CHELMSFORD. Burial in St. Joseph Cemetery, Chelmsford. ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 978-251-4041. Guestbook at www.dolanfuneralhome.com