first_imgEXETER, NH — Dorothy Sylvia Lowry, age 84, of Exeter, NH passed away on June 10th surrounded by her loving family.Dottie grew up in East Cambridge, MA and graduated from Cambridge Latin 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 MA where they lived for many years and raised their family. Later in life she moved to Plum Island in Newbury, MA and spent her winters in Bonita Springs, FL.She was born in Cambridge MA. 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, MA, Daniel Lowry of Kensington, NH and St Petersburg, FL, Kathy Lowry of Naples FL, Nancy McConnell of Braintree, MA, Julie Fernandes of Hampton, NH and Stephen Lowry of Newbury MA. She was the sister of the late Robert Gil and the late Claire DiGiambattista and is survived by her sister Elaine Parent of Hudson, NH and brother Francis Gil of Dracut, MA, 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 called Friday June 14th from 4PM to 7PM at the Conte Funeral Home, 17 3rd Street, North Andover, MA 01845. Funeral Mass was held Saturday June 15th at 10AM at St. Michael’s Church, 196 Main St, North Andover, MA 01845.Dorothy Sylvia Lowry(NOTE: The above obituary is from Conte Funeral Home.)Like Wilmington Apple on Facebook. Follow Wilmington Apple on Twitter. Follow Wilmington Apple on Instagram. Subscribe to Wilmington Apple’s daily email newsletter HERE. Got a comment, question, photo, press release, or news tip? Email this:TwitterFacebookLike this:Like Loading… RelatedOBITUARY: Verda J. Murray, 90In “Obituaries”OBITUARY: Elizabeth D. (Boyle) Lothian, 82In “Obituaries”OBITUARY: Elizabeth J. “Betty” (Kilpatrick) Valente, 75In “Obituaries”last_img