OBITUARY

Mrs Dorothy L. Pierce Barrus

April 12, 1934April 10, 2013

BARRUS, Dorothy L. (Pierce), of Quincy, age 78, passed away peacefully at her home on April 10, 2013, after a long battle with Leukemia. Born in Boston, she was raised and educated in Quincy. Dorothy enjoyed dancing, listening to music including her favorite Elvis and most of all spending time with her family.

Dorothy is survived by her beloved husband of 60 years Earl W. “Sonny” Barrus. Her loving children Dianne Pratt and her husband Jerry, Patricia O’Connor and her husband Larry, Robert Barrus, William Barrus and his wife Cindy. Devoted grandmother of Tracy, Billy and his wife Jessie, Janine, Krystal, Billy Jr., Derek and his wife Sarah and by 2 great-grandchildren Matthew and Alexandra. Dear sister of Margaret LaGrassa and her husband Paul, Carol Socall and Sister in law Marilyn Johnson. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

A Prayer Services will be held on Sunday April 14th at 4:00 p.m. Relatives and friends invited. Visiting hours Sunday from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers remembrances may be made in Dorothy’s memory to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society-MA Chapter, 9 Erie Drive Suite 101 Natick, MA 01760 (508) 810-1300. For directions or online condolences, please visit www.dewarefuneralhome.com

Services

  • Visitation Sunday, April 14, 2013
  • Prayer Service Sunday, April 14, 2013
REMEMBERING

Mrs Dorothy L. Pierce Barrus

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John Mollica

June 19, 2013

She was the best lady ever she will remain in our hearts forever and ever.

Patty O'Connor

May 8, 2013

ILOVE YOU VERY MUCH I ALWAYS THINK OF AND HOLD ON TO THE VERY CLOSE RELATOINSHIP WE SHARED, MY MOTHER, MY BEST FRIEND I WILL ALWAYS MISS YOU. YOUR LOVING DAUGHTER PATTY AND BEST FRIEND FOREVER

John Mollica

May 5, 2013

Hi Dianne she was my favorite lady she was a grandmother to me she j was just not a great aunt through marriage she ment the world to me I miss her very much she's in my mind every day and in my heart. See you soon. Love
Johnny

Kathy Ramos

April 20, 2013

Billy,Cindy & Family, May the love you have in your hearts keep her with you always as I know it will! You are in my thoughts and prayers always! Love Kathy

Kathy Ramos

April 20, 2013

No bond is as great as that between a parent and child. Our deepest condolences are with you as you grieve.

Carol Broadbent

April 14, 2013

Patty I am so sorry for the loss of your Mom, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

cathy m

April 14, 2013

PATTY I AM SO SORRY FOR THE LOSS OF YOUR MOM CATHY (john adams)

ann lightbody

April 14, 2013

patty i am so sorry for the loss of your mom ann Lightbody

Cheryl McDonough

April 14, 2013

Rest in Peace Dottie. Our deepest sympathy to the family. Love the McDonough family.

Dyane

April 14, 2013

Rest Happy Dottie! God Bless You. You will be missed.
Sending good thoughts and best wishes to the whole family.
Dyane Summering