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Obituary: Doris Marie Proctor, 85

Jul 18, 2018 06:23AM ● By Theresa Gilman
DRACUT – Mrs. Doris Marie Proctor, age 85, died peacefully at Pine Knoll Nursing Home in Lexington, Friday evening, July 13, after a long period of declining health. She was the beloved wife of Gerald A. Proctor, who died in January 2016. 

She was born in Boston, July 15, 1932, one of eight children of the late James and Mary (Diaz) Love, was a lifelong resident of Tewksbury, raised her family in Tewksbury, and recently moved to Dracut following the death of her husband. In her later years, she was active at the Tewksbury Senior Center. 

She leaves three children, Jerry Proctor of Derry, NH, Michelle Jewer and her husband Robert of Dracut, and Rita Turner of Litchfield, NH; eight grandchildren, Ariel, Stephanie, Alicia, MacKenzie, Darlene, Darren, Jennifer, and Joeline; two sisters, Rita Marsillia of FL, Patricia Gagnon of Tewksbury; two brothers, William Love of NH, James “Buddy” Love Jr., and his wife Emily of AL; many nieces and nephews, and was predeceased by her siblings, Beatrice Newcomb, Arthur Love and Robert Love. 

Memorial Visiting Hours, Sunday, July 29 from 1:00 until 3:00 p.m. in the Tewksbury Funeral Home, corner of 1 Dewey and 975 Main Sts. (Rte. 38) TEWKSBURY CENTER, Ph. (800 in MA or 978) 851 2950. A Memorial Prayer Service will follow at 3:00 in the Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701 or visit:
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