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Obituary: Dennis J. Dorval, 63

Nov 08, 2017 06:28AM ● By Theresa Gilman

Dennis J. Dorval

DRACUT-  Mr. Dennis J. Dorval, 63, passed away unexpectedly at his home on Tuesday, October 31st.

Dennis was born on May 25, 1954 in Lowell, Massachusetts a son  of the late Romeo and Olga (Kalarites) Dorval.  

Dennis was educated through the Dracut school system graduating from Dracut High School.   He began his work career at an early age as a machinist for Raytheon spanning a career of over forty years.   He also worked security details for Gillette Stadium and the Tsongas Arena.

Upon retiring part of Dennis’s daily routine was to walk his dog Kody and stop in the Olympia Restaurant to join his friends for a coffee and daily news.  He will be ever missed for his kind and giving personality. 

He is survived by his children, Christopher Dorval and his wife Maria, Stephanie Dorval and Sarah Dorval; his former wife, Joyce Donovan; a brother, Richard Dorval; two grandchildren, Donovan and Lincoln Dorval; his cousins, Charles and Ruth George; and many cousins. 

Dennis was pre-deceased by his brother, Gary Dorval and his Aunts, Helen and Victoria Kalarites, and his Uncle Demetrios “Jimmy” Kalarites.

Arrangements were entrusted to the M.R. LAURIN FUNERAL HOME.  For condolences or directions, please go to

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