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James L. Dorr

Family & friends are invited to visit with the family on Saturday, October 21st in the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Rte. 107) REVERE from 9am through 10:30am & followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Anthony of Padua Church, 250 Revere St., Revere at 11 a.m. Parking available left of the Funeral Home. Interment will be held privately.

Born in Leicester Mass., he was raised there & educated there, entering the service from there in May of 1944 & serving with the U.S. Navy until April of 1946 as a Coxswain (V-6). All of his working career was spent as a Master Chef & most prominently at the Vesper Country Club of Tyngsboro for over 15 years. He retired from the Food Service Department at Wonderland Dog Track.

He is the beloved husband of 30 years to Louise M. (Cardillo) Dorr of Revere Beach Blvd., Revere. He is the devoted Father to Deborah L. Puglia of Tewksbury & James B. Dorr of Brookline. He is the cherished Grandfather to Jessica & Laura Puglia, Amanda, Claire, Ian, & Olivia Hickey. He is also lovingly survived by his only graat-grandaughter, Isabella “Izzy”. He is also survived by Louise’s children, James Hickey of Revere, John Hickey & his wife, Marie of Somerville & Gary Hickey of Wakefield. Dear brother to the late, Raymond P. Dorr, Jr., and Robert & Nancy Dorr. Many adoring & faithful nieces & nephews, also survive him. He was an active member of the Rossetti-Cowan Senior Center of Revere.


Visiting Hours

Saturday, October 21st from 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

FuneralĀ  Mass

Saturday, October 21st at 11:00 a.m. in St. Anthony of Padua Church, Revere

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701.

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  1. Patricia M. Mazzone
    Oct 19 2017


    I am so sorry for your loss. Jim was a wonderful person and you were
    blessed to have him in your life. I hope the concern and caring of everyone will bring you and his family peace at this most difficult time.
    Love Pat

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