Dorcas J. Dragon – Cumberland

Dorcas J. Dragon – Cumberland

Dorcas J. (Lawton) Dragon, 86, of Cumberland, passed away Tuesday, January 28, 2020, at the Holiday Retirement Home, Manville. She was the wife of the late Anthony J. Dragon Sr.

Born in Lincoln, she was the daughter of the late Harold and Yvonne Lawton. She resided in Cumberland for most of her life, previously residing in Lincoln.

Dorcas was a communicant of the St. John Vianney Church, Cumberland. She enjoyed knitting and crocheting, but most of all she enjoyed spending time with her family. Her family will always remember her affection for elephants, as they gave her a feeling of peace.

She leaves her three children, Anthony Dragon Jr. of New Hampshire, Bruce Dragon of Cumberland, and Carl Dragon of Pawtucket; her five grandchildren, Kirk, Rebecca, Mckenzie, Cole and Tristan; her three great-grandchildren; as well as several nieces and nephews. She was the sister of the late Russell Lawton Wallace Lawton, Bernice Paquette, Dolores Lawton and Carol Turenne.

Relatives and friends are kindly invited to Dorcas's Life Celebration to be held Saturday, Feb. 1, with visiting hours from 8 to 9:30 a.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m., in the St. John Vianney Church, Diamond Hill Road, Cumberland. Burial will follow in the Resurrection Cemetery, Cumberland.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to the American Heart Association, 1 State St., #200, Providence, RI 02908.

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