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Margaret M. "Peg" (O'Neill) Dowling

Margaret M. "Peg" (O'Neill) Dowling
  • July 31, 1937 - June 30, 2015
  • West Newton, Massachusetts
  • In lieu of flowers a donation in Peg's name to Boston Catholic TV PO Box 9196, 34 Chestnut St. Watertown, MA 02471 or the St. Vincent DePaul Society, c/o St Charles Church, 51 Hall St Waltham MA 02453 would be appreciated.

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“Dear Maureen, Kay and I extend our deepest condolences to you and your family. Your mother's smile as she waved and drove by when we were walking...Read More »
1 of 6 | Posted by: Marc & Kay Hamilton - Bedford, MA

“Dear Dennis and family, So sorry for your loss. May memories warm your heart and ease your pain. Kathy Kiley ”
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“SO SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS. We are all the better for knowing Peg. She was a most gentle soul, and I will miss her. Carmel Moynihan. ”
3 of 6 | Posted by: carmel moynihan - waltham, MA

“We are so sorry for your loss. Rest assured that there is a special place in heaven for Peggy. ”
4 of 6 | Posted by: Chuck Nally - Alexandria, VA

“So sorry for your loss. Peggy was such a sweet and kind person. She will be greatly missed by all! God bless her family. ”
5 of 6 | Posted by: Jean Fox Rivera - Waltham, MA

“Dennis, Anne and family, I am so sorry to hear about your mom and sister, I had the pleasure of working with her for many years at BC. She was the...Read More »
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Margaret M. "Peg" (O'Neill) Dowling, of West Newton passed away on June 30, 2015 at the Newton Wellesley Hospital. She was 77.
Born in Waltham Peg was a lifelong resident of Newton. She was a graduate of Our Lady's High School and received her nursing degree from Catherine Laboure School of Nursing at Carney Hospital in Dorchester. She worked for over 20 years at Newton Wellesley Hospital and also 20 years at Boston College. She was a volunteer with the St. Vincent DePaul Society at St. Charles Church in Waltham and had made meals for the Bristol Lodge in Waltham.
Peg was the beloved wife of the late William H. "Ace" Dowling Jr., and was the loving mother of Dennis P. Dowling, Capt. NPD and his wife Tricia of Medfield and Maureen G. Dowling of West Newton, grandmother of Kelsey, Connor and Seamus, and sister of John O. O'Neill of Framingham and Catherine A. O'Neill of Medfield.
Her funeral will be from the Eaton & Mackay Funeral Home 465 Centre St. Newton Corner on Tues July 7 at 11 AM followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in Our Lady Help of Christians Church at Noon. Relatives and friends are kindly invited. Visiting hours Mon 4-8 PM. Interment St. Mary's Cemetery Needham.
In lieu of flowers a donation in Peg's name to Boston Catholic TV PO Box 9196, 34 Chestnut St. Watertown, MA 02471 or the St. Vincent DePaul Society, c/o St Charles Church, 51 Hall St Waltham MA 02453 would be appreciated.

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St. Mary's Cemetery

1 Wellesley Ave. Needham, MA 02494
(781) 235-1841