Dorothy L.C. Downes
SEEKONK - Downes, Dorothy L.C., 85, passed away peacefully at home on November 29, 2012.
Born in Providence, RI, she was the daughter of Clifford and Salvatoria (Barone) Walters.
She is survived by her beloved husband of 66 years, Jeremiah E.Downes and her children, Stephen J. Downes, Deborah Cahill, Mary Xavier, Cynthia Senor and June Tebbe as well as 16 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her son, Thomas C. Downes. She is also survived by her sister, Gladys Brown, and her brothers, Clifford and Frederick Walters.
She was active in her Stagettes ladies club for over 50 years as well as her Classymates of the West High School class of 1944.
Donations in Dorothy's memory to your local hospice are encouraged in lieu of flowers. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday, Dec. 5th, at 10:00 AM in Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church, Taunton Ave., Seekonk, followed by interment at Seekonk Cemetery. Calling hours are Tuesday, 5-8 PM, in the J.H. Williams & Co. Funeral Home, 210 Taunton Ave., East Providence.
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