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Dorothy S. Collins

March 22, 1930 ~ March 9, 2022 (age 91)


Dorothy S. Collins, 91, of Westborough passed away on Wednesday, March 9, 2022 at the Beaumont Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was the wife of the late James Collins.

Born in Westborough, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Laura (Nichols) Perron. She was raised and educated in Westborough and is a lifelong resident of Westborough.

Dorothy worked in the kitchen at Westborough Nursing Home for many years prior to her retirement. She enjoyed her cats and collecting country themed items.

She is survived by two sons, David W. Bigelow and his wife, Michele, of Douglas and William S. Bigelow and his wife, Karen, of Westborough: four grandchildren, Chelsea Cardarelli, Kaley Bigelow, William McCusker and Rachel Bigelow and one great-granddaughter, Fiona Perron Cardarelli. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Dorothy was predeceased by three children, Bobby Bigelow, Stephen Bigelow and Linda Lewis and her siblings, Fred Perron, Walter Perron and Betty Hawes.

A private funeral service will be held in the Pickering & Son Westborough Funeral Home, 62 West Main St., Westborough. Burial will follow in Pine Grove Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to People for Animals League, 6 Kingsbury Rd., Spencer, MA 01562


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