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Tuesday June 14th, 2022
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Dorothy A. McKellick

Dorothy “Dot” A. (Cunningham) McKellick, 83, of Templeton, died peacefully Wednesday, June 8, 2022, in Heywood Hospital, Gardner, surrounded by her family after a short illness.

Born in Gardner on December 25, 1938, she was the daughter of Edward and Dora (Bourgeois) Cunningham. She graduated from Gardner High School with the Class of 1955. Dot was employed by the Town of Templeton as a Police Dispatcher and most recently in the Highway Department for 32-years prior to her retirement in 2001.

Dot was a parishioner of St. Martin’s Catholic Church of Templeton. She was a member of the Templeton Food Pantry, where she loved to volunteer her time helping local families. Dot loved to take trips to the beach as well as the occasional visit to the casino. She also enjoyed learning and doing different types of crafts. But her greatest joy was when she was with her family, always treasuring the time spent together.

Dot is survived by her husband of 62 years Stephen D. McKellick of Templeton; a son, Timothy J. McKellick and his wife Mitsie of Mechanic Falls, ME; a daughter, Sharon L. Olson and her husband Jonathan of Westminster;  seven grandchildren, Daniel, Meghan, Thomas, and Katherine McKellick, Mary Garbarini, Brandi Caisse, and Britany Marie Woodhouse; eight great-grandchildren, Isaac, Aoibheann, Ona, Evangeline, Elijah, and Valentina McKellick, Cameron Woodhouse and Jackson Gallant; a sister, Ellie Doucette and her husband Fred of Lunenburg; a brother, Richard Cunningham and his wife Kathy of Maryland; several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

She was predeceased by a sister, Carol Bernard.

Funeral Services will be held Tuesday, June 14, 2022, from the Boucher Funeral Home, Inc., 110 Nichols Street, Gardner, MA, with a Mass at 11:00 a.m. in St. Martin’s Catholic Church, 248 State Road, Templeton, MA. Burial will follow at St. John's Cemetery, West Street, Gardner, MA.

Calling Hours will be held Tuesday, June 14, 2022, from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. in the funeral home.

Memorial Contributions may be made to the Templeton Food Pantry, 16 Senior Drive, Templeton, MA 01468. Please reference in memory of Dorothy A. McKellick.

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I'd like to extend my deepest condolences. May your memories of her help through this difficult time.
She was such a nice person!

EMILY OMALLEY Jun 21 2022 11:07 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Dorothy McKellick

EMILY OMALLEY Jun 21 2022 11:04 PM

Condolences sent. Sorry for your loss.

Paul D Schwartz Jun 15 2022 12:51 PM

Uncle Dan, Tim, and Sharon, I was so saddened to hear of Aunt Dot's passing. She was such a beautifully kind, genuine, selfless, and caring person and Aunt. I wanted to send my love and condolences to you in this difficult time. I wish I could be there in person to mourn her passing and to help celebrate her life. Please know that I will be thinking of you all and Aunt Dot, tomorrow and often. Love, Greg

Greg Dittami Jun 13 2022 11:05 PM

What a wonderful person...I am so sorry to hear of Dot's passing. My prayers go out to Stephen and to Dot's family.

Father Fran Roberge and St. Vincent de Paul Parish Jun 12 2022 9:02 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Dorothy McKellick

Stephen & Susan Woodcome Jun 11 2022 1:34 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Dorothy McKellick

Courtney Jun 10 2022 8:00 PM

I always loved seeing Dot's smiling face and talking about our families. She was such a vibrant person. She was so kind and supportive with encouraging my creative side. Rest in peace Dot and tell Carol I say hi!!!!

Gina Agnelli Jun 10 2022 12:03 PM