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Dorothy (Terris) McCarthy Obit d/o Sarah Arseneau

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Dorothy (Terris) McCarthy Obit d/o Sarah Arseneau

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Dorothy (Terris) McCarthy, 96, died Saturday, Feb. 27, after a period of failing health. She was the wife of the late David S. McCarthy. Born and raised in Nova Scotia, she was a daughter of the late Seymour and Sarah (Arseneau) Terris and attended high school in Springhill, Nova Scotia before moving to Whitman as a teenager. Dorothy worked many years at the former Regal Shoe of Whitman and later for E. Norris Brown until her retirement. She was a resident of East Bridgewater for over 50 years and was an active member of the East Bridgewater Senior Citizens and the Ladies Auxiliary of the Whitman VFW. She was a beloved mother and Nana and is survived by her children, Sarah Reardon and her husband Robert of East Bridgewater, George Studenski and his wife Evelyn of the Philippines and her stepdaughter, Patricia Knight of Florida. She is also survived by her eight grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren as well as several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by four brothers and four sisters. Her funeral service will be held Thursday, March 4, at 11 a.m., in the Blanchard Funeral Chapel, Plymouth Street (Rte. 58 at the rotary), Whitman. Burial will follow in the Northville Cemetery, East Bridgewater. Visiting hours will be held Wednesday, March 3, from 4-7 p.m. Donations in her name may be made to Old Colony Hospice, One Credit Union Way, Randolph, MA 02368. For online condolences and directions, visit

Published in The Enterprise on 3/1/2010

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