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Rosamond J Dorrance

May 21, 2022

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Rosamond Janine Dorrance said goodbye to her beautiful life on earth on May 21, 2022 after 73 years of a life well lived. 

Rosamond leaves her legacy to her cherished honey bunches—daughters, Elizabeth, Emily, and Erin.  She welcomed the extra love of their partners, Ben May, Tyler Birrittella, and Josh Hiltz.  Rosamond was a loving grandmother to her granddaughter Marleigh Birrittella and Grady and Tillman May. Rosamond cherished the lifelong love of her sisters, Karen Duggan and Maureen McEntee, and the company of her beloved brother-in-law’s, Peter Kelley and Woody McEntee. Rosamond was a proud aunt to her nieces, Kathryn and Charlotte Kelley, Sheila Poschman, and her nephews, Michael and Andrew McEntee. 

Rosamond was a lifelong learner and an avid history buff. After earning her Master of Education from Harvard University, Rosamond began her teaching career in Whitman Hanson in 1972. After 40 years dedicated to education, she retired as the revered principal of the Health Brook School in Tewksbury, MA. Rosamond fulfilled her dream of retiring in a beautiful bayside home in Hull, MA where she enjoyed time reading on her deck, visiting with her dear friends, and appreciating how fortunate she was for her stunning year-round sunsets. 

Rosamond undeniably touched the lives of many during her career as an educator and through her endless love in her most important roles as mother, sister, and friend.  Through her lessons and love, she’ll continue to positively influence our world for years to come. Rosamond will be remembered for her timeless grace, quiet yet fierce strength, and unwavering kindness.

Please join us for a Celebration of Life on Wednesday, June 1, between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. at Scituate Country Club, 91 Driftway, Scituate MA.  It is an opportunity to gather, enjoy light refreshments, and share our favorite memories of the remarkable life of Rosamond Dorrance. 

In lieu of flowers, please visit https://everloved.com/life-of/rosamond-dorrance/ if you wish to contribute to a memorial tribute in Rosamond’s honor. 

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Celebration of Life
June 1, 2022

11:00 AM
P.M (Scituate MA)

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