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Helen T. Dowling

Died: 2017-09-17
Resided in: Middleton, MA
Viewing type: Visitation
Viewing location: Mackey FH Rt 114, 128 S. Main St. Middleton
Viewing date: 2017-09-22 / 10am - 12 Noon
Service type: Funeral Service
Service date: 2017-09-22 / 12 Noon
Service location: Mackey Funeral Home
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Helen T. (Larimore) Dowling, 91, beloved wife of the late John T. Dowling, passed away peacefully on Sunday, September 17 at Masconomet Health Care Center, with her family at her side. Daughter of the late Grace Boydston, she was born and raised in Fort Wayne Indiana. She is survived by daughters Jacquelyn Armitage (Diane Bergeron) and Elizabeth Buckley, grandsons Matthew Armitage (Sherri Harris), James Armitage (Tonya brown Armitage), great grandchildren, Anthony John (AJ) Armitage, Erin Armitage, and Jackson Armitage, and by her sister, JoAnne Kinsey and sister-in-law Margaret Driscoll. She also is survived by Erik Harris and Allison Harris. She was predeceased by her son, James J. Dowling and her son-in-law Edward M. Buckley.

A long time resident of Middleton, she was active for many years as a volunteer at the Flint Library, and was retired from the former Craft Shop located in Middleton. She also was a military wife of 23 years and homemaker who managed the many family moves as her husband was posted at naval bases throughout the United States. She was totally committed to her family, taking great pride in their lives and accomplishments.

Rest In Peace Aunt Helen. Say a hello from me and my mom Margaret to Uncle Johnny, my dad Paul, your son Jimmy, Aunt Marie, Uncle Joe and Aunt Catherine..... My heart goes out to the rest of the family for your loss. Love Always........ Paula Driscoll
We are sorry to hear of Helen's passing. We will always remember her as a warm and sweet person. Our hearts go out to the family. With sincerest sympathy and love, Jim and Elaine Buckley and family.

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