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Dorothy Blanche Lowe 1923-2021

Dorothy Blanche Lowe, age 98, of Killingworth, Ct. passed away at home on April 4, 2021 after a short illness.

She was born in 1923 to Frank and Mary (Huey) Hall in Boston, MA. Dorothy was a graduate of South Boston High School and soon became a licensed practical nurse. She married her high school sweetheart, Robert E. Lowe, in 1945. Dorothy and Bob raised their family in Weymouth, MA and were active members of the First Baptist Church of Weymouth for many years. She was predeceased in death by her husband Robert in 1994. Dorothy is survived by her daughter Susan Arms and three sons, Steven (Sharon), Edmund (Mary) and David Lowe (Millie), 12 grandchildren, 19 great grandchildren and 1 great, great grandchild. She is also survived by her sister Barbara Anastasia of Wollaston, MA. She is predeceased by brothers Frank, Charles, James, William and Frederick Hall, sisters Eleanor Young and Myrna June Jennings.

Dorothy was an LPN on the night shift at the Harley Hospital, Dorchester, MA for 3 decades and finished her career at the Goddard Hospital, Stoughton, MA. She developed the art of cake decorating and was something of a “go to” person for many, many weddings, birthdays, and graduations. She was especially proud of her banana bread which she shared with many friends and family. Dorothy was an active and oldest member of the Community Baptist Church of Branford, CT.

There will be a burial of her ashes at Blue Hill Cemetery, Braintree, Massachusetts.

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Mom wanted me to share this poem.

I'm Free

Don't grieve for me, for now I'm free

I'm following the path God laid for me

I took His hand when I heard Him call

I turned my back and left it all

I could not stay another day

To laugh, to love, to work or play

Tasks left undone must stay that way

I found that peace at the close of the day

If my parting has left a void

Then fill it with remembered joy

A friendship shared, a laugh, a kiss

Ah yes, these things I too will miss

Be not burdened with times of sorrow

I wish for you the sunshine of tomorrow

My life has been…

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