Ann T. Douglass
LOWELL Ann T. (Bradley)(Dorris) Douglass, 82, a lifelong Lowell resident, died Wednesday, October 2, 2013, after a courageous battle with cancer, surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of John J. Douglass, with whom she celebrated their Forty First Wedding Anniversary this past February 26.
A daughter of the late Joseph E. Bradley and the late Mary D. (Pavia) Bradley, she was born August 4, 1931, in Lowell, and educated in the local schools, attending the Butler Junior High School and graduating from Lowell High School, Class of 1951.
Mrs. Douglass worked for the former Banquiteer for many years before working with Arimark at University of Lowell South Campus before her retirement.
Ann formerly resided on Gorham Street before making her home in Pawtucketville, and was a communicant of St. Rita’s Church. She enjoyed camping througout the East Coast, and was a seasonal camper at Wyman’s Beach. She also enjoyed playing Bingo and taking cruises, shopping with her friends, but her favorite pastime was spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.
In addition to her husband, John, she is survived by her children, James Dorris and his wife, Susan, of Canaan, NH, Robert Dorris and his wife, Marsha, of North Chelmsford, Joseph Dorris and his wife, Suzanne, of Lowell, Lisa Pilato and her husband, George, of Lowell, and Heather (Douglass) Kellher and her husband, Peter Kelleher, of Lowell; her twelve grandchildren, James Dorris, Michael Pilato, George Pilato, and Toni Marie Pilato, Joseph Dorris Jr., Emily Dorris, Robbie Dorris and Justyna Dorris, Jake Vieira, Tammy Dorris, Troy Dorris, and Timmy Dorris; and four great grandchildren, including a great grandson, Braeden Dorris; her sister, Elaine Mrozowski and her husband, Edward, of Lowell; and several nieces and nephews.
She was also the mother of the late William Dorris, and a sister of the late Isabelle Wright and the late Midge Larkin, and a niece of the late, Mary Bradley and the late Anna Bradley.
Family would like to thank her nurses, Maureen, and Marty for their compassionate care and assistants during this difficult time.
YOU ARE INVITED TO HER CALLING HOURS 4 UNTIL 8 P.M. ON MONDAY, OCT. 7. ON TUESDAY, HER FUNERAL WILL BEGIN AT 10 A.M. AT THE MCDONOUGH FUNERAL HOME, 14 HIGHLAND STREET, LOWELL 978-458-6816. HER FUNERAL MASS WILL BE OFFERED AT ST. RITA CHURCH, 158 MAMMOTH RD., LOWELL, AT 11 A.M.. BURIAL IN ST. PATRICK CEMETERY. MEMORIALS IN HER NAME TO THE GREATER LOWELL HOSPICE & VNA, 336 CENTRAL STREET, LOWELL, MA 01852.