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Dorothy O. Adam
BELLINGHAM- Dorothy O. (McCutcheon) Adam, 85, of Bellingham and formerly of Milford, passed away peacefully on Thursday, April 14, 2011 at the Timothy Daniels House of Holliston, MA with her loving family by her side. She was the beloved wife of the late Arthur J. Adam.
Born in Burrillville, RI on October 17, 1925, she was the daughter of the late Malcolm and Annie (Simpson) McCutcheon.
She was the loving mother of Arthur J. Adam, Jr. and his wife Linda of Fernandina Beach, FL, Nancy L. Petrillo and her husband Pasquale of Billerica, MA, Elizabeth J. Leonard and her husband Harold of King, NC, Susan Cavallaro and her husband Donald of Hopedale, MA; and her cherished grandchildren, Amanda and Lindsey Adam, Lauren and Nicholas Petrillo, Kyle and Scott Leonard. She was the sister of Donald McCutcheon of Naples, FL, Ellen Houle of Pascoag, RI, Barbara Caya of Woonsocket, RI, Bethley Guilbeault of Conowingo, MD, Helen Mumford of Woonsocket, RI and the late Alan and Malcolm McCutcheon. She also leaves her sister-in-law Beverly McCutcheon and many nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Adam was a Registered Nurse having worked at Milford Hospital for many years until retiring and previously worked at the Wrentham State School and Boston City Hospital. She was a member of St. James Church of Woonsocket. She loved dancing and music. Devoted to her family, she will be greatly missed.
Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday, April 19, starting at 9:30AM at CARTIER'S FUNERAL HOME, 151 So. Main St. (Rte 126), Bellingham, MA with closing prayers at 10:30AM, followed by a graveside service and interment at 12:00 Noon at the Forest Hills Cemetery, 95 Forest Hills Ave., Boston, MA. Visiting hours are on Monday, April 18, from 5 to 8PM at the funeral home. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be sent to your local Salvation Army to assist the homeless would be appreciated.
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