Dorothy Sylvia Lowry


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Exeter, NH - Dorothy Sylvia Lowry, age 84, of Exeter, N.H., passed away on June 10, surrounded by her loving family.
Dottie grew up in East Cambridge, Mass., and attended Sacred Heart High School where she graduated first in her class. After graduation she married her high school sweetheart Thaddeus "Ted" Lowry. Dottie and Ted moved to Wilmington, Mass., where they lived for many years and raised their family. Later in life she moved to Plum Island in Newbury, Mass., and spent her winters in Bonita Springs, Fla.
She was born in Cambridge, Mass. The daughter of Antoine Silveira Gil and Dorothy (Peters) Gil. She was predeceased by her husband of 42 years Thaddeus J. Lowry. She is survived by her children: Susan Brostowin of Boxford, Mass., Daniel Lowry of Kensington, N.H., and St. Petersburg, Fla., Kathy Lowry of Naples, Fla., Nancy McConnell of Braintree, Mass., Julie Fernandes of Hampton, N.H., and Stephen Lowry of Newbury, Mass. She was the sister of the late Robert Gil and the late Claire DiGiambattista and is survived by her sister Elaine Parent of Hudson, N.H., and brother Francis Gil of Dracut, Mass., as well as many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Dottie was a loving mother, a devoted wife, and a wonderful homemaker. She enjoyed cooking, sewing, decorating her homes and gardening. She loved nothing more than spending a day at the beach with her grandchildren. Dottie loved to dance. She once remarked that she hoped there was dancing in heaven. Dottie is dancing as you read this. In lieu of flowers please make donations to: Smile Train, 633 Third Avenue, 9th Floor, New York, NY 10017.
Friends may call Friday, June 14, from 4 to 7 p.m., at the Conte Funeral Home, 17 3rd Street, North Andover, MA 01845. Funeral Mass will be held Saturday, June 15, at 10 a.m. at St. Michael's Church, 196 Main St., North Andover, MA 01845.
Published on June 12, 2019
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Dave and Jean Conte
Jun 13, 2019
Steve , Dawn and Family,
Please accept our deepest sympathy in the passing of your mom. It is never easy losing a mom. Our thoughts are with you and yours.