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Phyllis A. Dorr

August 15, 1928 ~ June 13, 2017 (age 88)

Phyllis A. Dorr, 88, of Westborough, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, June 13, 2017 at home. She was the wife of the late Frank J. Dorr.

Born in Dorchester, she was the daughter of the late Herbert and Rachel (Montgomery) Sturgis. She was raised and educated in Westwood and Holliston and graduated from Holliston High School.

Upon her husband’s death she assumed ownership of the family business, Holliston Sand Company, until it was sold in 1988.

Phyllis enjoyed knitting, furniture refinishing, cooking and gardening.

She is survived by her eight children, Linda M. Cox of Hudson, Peter M. Dorr of Westborough, Paul D. Dorr of Westborough, Daniel J. Dorr of Webster, Denis J. Dorr of Uxbridge, Thomas F. Dorr of Westborough, Philip C. Dorr of Westborough and Phyllis Anne Dorr of Glendale, RI; 13 grandchildren, ten great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by a son, Carl Dorr and nine brothers and sisters.

Her funeral Mass will be celebrated on Saturday, June 17, at 10:00 A.M. in St. Mary’s Church, 17 Waterville St., North Grafton. Burial will follow in St. Luke’s Cemetery, Westborough.

Calling hours at the David A. Pickering Westborough Funeral Home, 62 West Main St., Westborough, are Friday, June 16, from 4 to 7 P.M.

In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to The Humane Association of Northwestern Rhode Island, PO Box 355, Pascoag, RI 02859

 Service Information

Calling Hours
June 16, 2017

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Pickering & Son Westborough Funeral Home
62 W. Main Street
Westborough, MA 01581

Funeral Mass
June 17, 2017

10:00 AM
St. Mary's Church
17 Waterville St.
N. Grafton, MA 01536

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