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Alison Jean (Smith) Dwelley

September 8, 1948 ~ November 28, 2021 (age 73)

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Alison Dwelley (Smith) was born September 8, 1948 and died November 28, 2021.  She grew up in Hingham, MA, and lived in Millis, MA since 1978.  Alison met her husband Fred (James) Dwelley in 1965, they were married for 51 years. She was the daughter of the late Donald and Jeanmary Smith. She is survived by her husband Fred, her daughters Laura Mariotti, Jennifer Wilkinson, and Karen Zelinsky and sons-in-law Alan Mariotti and Mark Zelinsky along with her grandchildren Emily Behn, Oliver & Norah Wilkinson and Kael & Jonah Zelinsky.  She was a beloved sister, sister-in-law and aunt to several brothers, sisters, nieces and nephews.

As one of 8 children who married into a family of 9, family was always the most important thing to her.  Whenever anyone in the family, close or distant, needed support, they knew she would be there for them with love to get them through.  It is this spirit that her family holds with them now in this difficult time.

A funeral mass will be held on Friday December 3, 2021 at 11:30 A.M. at St. Paul’s Catholic Church 147 North Street, Hingham, Ma. Visiting hours will be on Thursday from 4-8 P.M. at the Downing Cottage Funeral Chapel 21 Pond Street, Hingham, relatives and friends invited.

 In lieu of flowers please make a donation to melanoma research or your favorite charity.

Wake and Funeral Mass for today and Tomorrow Cancelled Due to a Family Covid Issue. Will be rescheduled for a later date.



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