Obituary for Dorothy (Murray) Harrison
Dorothy (Murray) Harrison, 97, of Boxborough, MA and formerly of Osterville, MA died peacefully Monday, March 6, 2017 at the LifeCare Center of Nashoba Valley in Littleton, Ma. She was the widow of the late Raymond Robert "Bob" Harrison, Sr. who passed away in 1999. Mrs. Harrison was the mother of Raymond Robert Harrison Jr. and his wife Jana of Leominster, MA, Michael H. Harrison and his wife Patricia of Boxborough, MA; and the late Stephen Murray Harrison. She is also survived by a daughter-in-law Heather Harrison of Somerville, MA; 8 grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her brothers and sisters.
Born in Bear, Delaware, she was the daughter of the late Harry H. and Clara (Thornton) Harrison. Mrs. Harrison met her future husband, Bob, while both were serving in the US Navy during WWII. They were married in 1943, and together raised their three sons.
A memorial Mass will be celebrated on Saturday March 25th at 11:00am in Our Lady of the Assumption Church, 76 Wainno Ave, Osterville. Interment services will be held Monday March 27th, 2017 at 11:00am in the Massachusetts National Cemetery, Connery Ave, Bourne. In lieu of flowers, those who wish may make memorial gifts in Mrs. Harrison's name to Boys Town, PO Box 8000, Boys Town, NE 68010, also online at www.boystown.org Memorial page www.actonfuneralhome.com
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