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Dorothy G. (Dotty) Donnelly

Dorothy G. (Dotty) Donnelly
  • July 2, 1925 - August 29, 2018
  • Peabody, Massachusetts

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“To an extraordinary, fun and loving woman!! Our sincerest condolences to Rick, Pam and the entire Donnelly family. Enjoy the many wonderful...Read More »
1 of 5 | Posted by: Jane and Dom D'Avolio - MA

“I remember Dotty as always being very pleasant to me and my wife Patricia. She was also straight forward and had a quick wit. If I made her smile it...Read More »
2 of 5 | Posted by: Doug Ware - Wilmington

“My thoughts and prayers go out to the Donnelly Family. Dotty was a beautiful person. She was my first supervisor when I joined Delta Airlines and...Read More »
3 of 5 | Posted by: John Maynard - Brighton, MA

“I am so sorry for your loss. ”
4 of 5 | Posted by: Lori Jackson - Saugus, MA

“Dotty, my dear friend, was THE BEST coworker anyone could have. Dotty was a classmate, the class of December 11, 1972, and we had many years of...Read More »
5 of 5 | Posted by: Anne Marie Mitchell - Diamond - MA


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Dorothy G. (Dotty) Donnelly of Peabody, formerly of Wakefield and Andover died on Wednesday, August 29, 2018 at the Wingate of Reading Nursing Center.

Born in Revere on July 2, 1925, she was the daughter of the late Frank E. and Geraldine A. (Lockwood) Gurry.

Dorothy was a graduate of Revere High School, Class of 1942; served in the United States Marine Corps during World War II; and was a retired Reservation Agent for Delta Airlines. She enjoyed family gatherings and spending time with her grandchildren.

She is survived by her children, Karen Wilburn of Chelsea, JoAnne Trayers of Andover, James A. Donnelly III of Reading and Richard E. Donnelly and his wife Pamela of Wakefield. She is also survived by her four grandchildren; Christy Juckett, Michael Trayers, Krista Donnelly, Kayla Donnelly and her great granddaughter Hannah Juckett. She was predeceased by her grandson Kerry Donnelly and her two brothers; Edward E. Gurry and Robert Gurry.

She maintained her sharp wit, which she skillfully used to make a point or make one laugh. Dotty, you are remembered, loved, and will be sorely missed.

Funeral services will be private.

Memorial contributions may be made in Dorothy's name to the Boston Wounded Vet Run, 60 Paris Street, East Boston, MA 02128.

Arrangements are in the care of the McDonald Funeral Home in Wakefield.