Dolores Winifred Mealey
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Atkinson, NH - Dolores Winifred Mealey, 85, of Atkinson, New Hampshire, formerly of Sudbury, Massachusetts, passed away on December 17, 2019, at home in Atkinson.
Dolores was born in Brooklyn, New York to John and Irene Mannion on March 31, 1934. She was one of two women who graduated from The Gabelli School of Business at Fordham University in 1955 with a B.S. in Marketing. Her early career was in retail marketing at Gimballs. She married Thomas Joseph Mealey on August 23, 1958 in Brooklyn and was married for 61 years. She worked as Human Resources executive in high tech retiring as the VP of Human Resources from Xerox. Dolores enjoyed tennis, curling, bowling, gardening, painting, was a worldwide traveler, and an accomplished pianist. She spent most of her time raising and herding the couple's four zany children.
Dolores is preceded in death by her parents, Irene and John Mannion, stepmother, Maureen Mannion and aunt, Winifred Marie Owens.
Dolores is survived by her spouse, Thomas Joseph Mealey, children and spouses, Marie Winifred, John Joseph and Catherine, Thomas Anthony and Kathleen, Irene Cecelia, and grandchildren, Kelly Alexandra Mealey, Liam Richard and Grace Elizabeth Mealey, John Alden, III, and Catherine Marie Wilson. Nieces and nephews, William Mealey, Meghan Hobbs and Katherine Wesley. Brother-in-law, William Mealey.
The family of Dolores wishes to extend their sincere thanks to Heather Lafontaine, Lawrence General Hospital and Hospice for her end of life care. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Saint Anne Parish.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on January 25, 2020, at Saint Anne Parish, 26 Emerson Avenue, Hampstead, NH with the Very Rev. Marc Gagne, V.F. Pastor, officiating.
Published on January 16, 2020


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Jaime Freedman and Cher Harrington
Jan 23, 2020
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Meghan Hobbs
Jan 16, 2020
What an amazing woman. She was loved greatly and will be missed immensely.
Linda Sampson
Jan 16, 2020
Dear Tom,
I am so sorry to hear of your wife's passing. When I met her, she was so cordial to us. She's a lovely lady. May she rest in peace. God bless you.