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Obituary: Suzanne G. (Gallagher) Dooley, 64

Dec 27, 2016 10:56AM ● By Bill Gilman

Suzanne Dooley, 64

DRACUT, MA - Suzanne G. (Gallagher) Dooley, 64, passed away Thursday, December 15th, at her home, with her family at her side after a courageous and hard fought battle with cancer. She was the loving wife and best friend of Gregory Dooley, with whom she shared 10 years of marriage.

Suzanne was born in Lowell, MA on October 26, 1952, a daughter of Donat Rousseau, of Methuen and the late Therese (Elie) Rousseau. She was educated in Lowell and a graduate of St. Louis Academy. She received her degree in teaching from Lowell State College.

For 40 years, Suzanne dedicated her life to teaching and enriching the lives of her students. For 25 of those years, she taught the 2nd Grade at the Greenmont Avenue School.

In her spare time, Suzanne enjoyed traveling and golfing at Long Meadow Golf Club, where she was a member. Her favorite time was spent with her family, especially her grandchildren, whom she loved deeply.

Suzanne will be missed by her husband Greg, her children, Katie Fillipon and her wife Shona of North Andover, MA, and Meghan Solis and her husband Nicholas of Littleton, MA and her stepchildren, Erin Galvagni and her husband Matt of Lowell, Patrick Dooley and Andrea Paquin of Amesbury and Jillian Dooley of Lowell; nine grandchildren, Isla and Paige Fillipon, Sam and Ellie Solis, Quinn, Teagan, and Kellan Galvagni and Camille and Benjamin Dooley; her siblings, Paulette Mason and her husband Barry, Marie Agostino and her husband Italo, Jeanine Rousseau, Constance Hayward and her husband Gary, Paul Rousseau, and Gisele Lamontagne and her husband George, as well as many nieces, nephews and friends.

ARRANGEMENTS: Relatives and friends are invited to pay their respects on MONDAY, December 19, 2016 from 3-8 p.m. at the DRACUT FUNERAL HOME 2159 Lakeview Ave, DRACUT. Her funeral Mass will be held on TUESDAY, December 20, at 10 a.m. in St. Francis Church, Dracut. Anyone attending is asked to meet directly at the church. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Suzanne's honor to the Merrimack Valley Hospice House, 360 North Ave, Haverhill, MA 01830. To leave an online condolence, story, or message, please visit, or find us on Facebook under "Dracut Funeral Home.”
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