Dorothy M. Tanguay - Ashland, Mass.

Dorothy M. Tanguay - Ashland, Mass.

Dorothy M. Tanguay, 74, of Ashland, Mass., and formerly of Cumberland, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family, Friday, February 27, 2015. She was the beloved wife of George Tanguay. They were happily married for 54 years.

Born in Lincoln, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Catherine (Reynolds) Plante. Dorothy lived most of her life in Cumberland before moving to Ashland a few years ago. Dorothy and George also enjoyed spending time on Highland Lake in Falmouth, Maine.

Besides her husband she is survived by her children, Janet Tetschner, Lori Tanguay, George Tanguay Jr. and Ronda Palin. She also leaves eight cherished grandchildren, Jeff, Gabbi and Ben Tetschner, Nils Imboden, Kendall, Kaylee and Max Palin, and Eva Tanguay. Dorothy was one of seven children and is survived by her brother, Adelard Plante and sisters, Arlene Crowley and Virginia Malouin. She was preceded in death by her brothers, Gerald Plante and John W. Reynolds, as well as her sister, Rose Tomassi.

Relatives and friends are invited to a Mass of Christian Burial Saturday March 7th at 10 a.m. in Saint Joan of Arc Church, 3357 Mendon Road, Cumberland. Burial will be in Resurrection Cemetery, Cumberland. Visiting hours are respectfully omitted.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made if you wish to Arrangements are by O’Neill Funeral Home, Cumberland.