Dorothy T. (Kennedy) Luke
March 11, 1929 – April 29, 2021
BEVERLY – Dorothy Theresa (Kennedy) Luke, 92, of Beverly, passed away on April 29, 2021, at Beverly Hospital. Dorothy was the beloved wife of the late George J. Luke, Jr. with whom she shared 41 years of marriage. Born in Fitchburg, she was the daughter of the late Edward J. and Beatrice M. (Beauregard) Kennedy. She was the loving mother of late Donna Walton; the dear sister of Priscilla Munroe of and her husband, William of Lynnfield, Barbara Laurino of Salem, Robert Kennedy and his wife, Pearl of Portsmouth, NH and the late Wilfred and Edward Kennedy; the sister-in-law of Margaret Kennedy of Dover, NH; the cherished grandmother of Victoria Walton of Gloucester, MA, Scott Walton and his wife, Julie and Mark Walton and his wife, Cara, all of New Hampshire; and the adoring great-grandmother of Abigail, Emily, Alexander, Gabriel and Zachariah. She is also survived by her best friend, Betti Nieberle Collins of Manchester-by-the-Sea and many nieces and nephews. Dorothy worked at Elizabeth Arden and Jordan Marsh for many years. She enjoyed traveling and always remembered her favorite vacation trips to Hawaii and Nassau. She will be remembered by her family and friends for her uniqueness, her sharp wit and excellent memory. Funeral services and burial in Waterside Cemetery, Marblehead will be private. Arrangements are under the care of Eustis & Cornell of Marblehead. In lieu of floral tributes, memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or via www.stjude.org.
- St. Jude Children's Research Hospital