- June 1, 1948 - March 28, 2015
- Hinsdale, Massachusetts
of Dorothy's Passing
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“Jack. So very sorry to hear of your loss of Dolly. Thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this difficult time.
1 of 31 | Posted by: Claudia L'Hote - Cromwell CT
“Jack & Children,We are so sorry for your loss and hope it helps to know that others are with you in thought and prayers.
2 of 31 | Posted by: Joe & Carol Kellar - Bradenton, FL
“Dear Shanna, Mike and family, we are SO sorry to hear of your loss. We are thinking of you wish you peace at this time. You have our sincere...Read More »
3 of 31 | Posted by: A friend
“Dear Jack and family,I just got an email from Jim Ross about Dolly's passing. I know the services have been held already and I wouldn't have made it...Read More »
4 of 31 | Posted by: Wayne Meunier - FL
“Shanna, I am so sorry to hear about the loss of your mom. I really liked working with her at Kimball Farms. She will be missed by all who had the...Read More »
5 of 31 | Posted by: Marilynn Gallup - Stephentown, NY
“Shanna, I am so sorry to here about your mom. I really enjoyed working with her at Kimball Farms. She will be missed by all who had the pleasure of...Read More »
6 of 31 | Posted by: Marilynn Gallup - Stephentown, NY
“Jack and Family,So sorry to hear of Dolly passing. Know you are in our thoughts during this difficult time.Paul and Karen Steele
7 of 31 | Posted by: Paul Steele - Killington, VT
“Dear Family, Dolly & i worked together for many years. She was a truly amazing person with a open mind & warm heart .. always smiling... she was one...Read More »
8 of 31 | Posted by: A friend
“Dear Jack and family,I was so sorry to hear of Dolly's death. I remember first meeting her years ago on Bartlett Ave. and many other times over the...Read More »
9 of 31 | Posted by: Kathleen Walsh - Syracuse, NY
“Jack, Jeanne and I send our deepest sympathies to you and the family. I know that Dolly is a peace.
10 of 31 | Posted by: Phil Caropreso - KEOKUK, IA
“Shanna, you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.
11 of 31 | Posted by: Cathy Graham - Harwichport, MA
“To the Graham family, We are so sorry for your loss. The Spragues
12 of 31 | Posted by: Heather Sprague - Pittsfield, MA
“Sorry to hear of your Mother's passing. Our thoughts are with you. It's always hard to lose a Mother. Shirley & George (Heather Sprague's parents)
13 of 31 | Posted by: Shirley Croughwell - Pittsfield, MA
“Sorry to hear of your mother's passing. Our thoughts & prayers are with you. It's always difficult to lose a MotherShirley & George Croughwell ...Read More »
14 of 31 | Posted by: Shirley Croughwell - PIittsfield, MA
“Jack and family, So sorry to here about Dolly. She fought a long hard battle. Our thoughts and prayers are for you at this hard time. Frank and...Read More »
15 of 31 | Posted by: A friend
“May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
16 of 31 | Posted by: kathy broderick
“Jack, Shanna and Family ~ We are so sorry for your loss. Let us know if we can help with anything.
17 of 31 | Posted by: The Sweeney Family - Pittsfield, MA
“Jack & Family, WE are sorry to hear that Dolly past. She was a very niceperson to know and to work with @the farm. She'll be withthe lord and...Read More »
18 of 31 | Posted by: Mike & Christine Bianco - FL
“Jen,Shanna and family,So sorry to hear that your mom passed away. Love, hugs and prayers for you all. She will ALWAYS be with you.
19 of 31 | Posted by: A friend
“Jack, so sorry for your family's loss.Stan
20 of 31 | Posted by: Stan Little - Dalton, MA
“Jack and family, So sorry to hear about Dolly. You are in our thoughts and prayers.Mike and Chris Digiano
21 of 31 | Posted by: A friend
“Jack and family,So sorry to hear about Dolly, just wanted you to know that you are in my thoughts and prayers. x
22 of 31 | Posted by: Glenna Mangiardi - Jupiter, FL
“Dolly was a treasure to work with. So sorry for your loss.
23 of 31 | Posted by: Carolyn Wade Barry - Lenox, MA
“Jackie & family, I'm so sorry for your loss. Hopefully the love of family & friends will help you through this difficult time.
24 of 31 | Posted by: Diane Peterson - South Grafton, MA
“Jack and Family, Keeping you in our thoughts and prayers. Know that you have an angel that will keep watch over you all. May you find comfort in all...Read More »
25 of 31 | Posted by: Dave and Sue Wellspeak - FL
“Jack, both Con and I are so very sorry about your loss of sweet "Doll". Believe she will be missed by many. Louise and Conrad
26 of 31 | Posted by: Conrad Bernier - Pittsfield, MA
“Dear Shanna and Jennifer. I am so sad to hear that your mom passed away. Although it hurts right now, all the good memories will give you comfort in...Read More »
27 of 31 | Posted by: Kathy Castagna Kerin - Nazareth, PA
“Jack and family, Please accept my condolences for your loss. Dolly is now in a better place and no longer in pain.
28 of 31 | Posted by: Linda Carter - Pittsfield, MA
“Please remember that GOD is always there to comfort you. Bryan and Sandie Tynan
29 of 31 | Posted by: A friend
“Jackie, our very deepest condolences to you, Shanna, Jennifer, and all the grandkids at this very difficult time. We are praying for you, and...Read More »
30 of 31 | Posted by: Peg & Mike Gregory - Dalton, MA
“Jackie, we were all so very sad to learn of Dolly's passing. She had a beautiful heart and a loving spirit, and she will be deeply missed. We are all...Read More »
31 of 31 | Posted by: Linda Reilly - Merrimack, NH
Dery Funeral Home
Dorothy Amber "Dolly" Shea Curley, 66, of 31 Bonnie Drive, Hinsdale, Ma. and formerly of Pittsfield and Richmond died Saturday, March 28, 2015 at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Pittsfield, Ma. on June 1, 1948 a daughter of the late William and Dorothy May Loomis Shea. She attended schools in Lenox and was a 1966 graduate of Lenox High School. Dolly was last employed for Kimball Farms in Lenox for 18 years as the front desk receptionist and also handled the transportation of residents. She also for several years was the Town of Richmond Tax Collector. She enjoyed the outdoors and gardening and going to Maine with her grandchildren.
She leaves her husband, John J. "Jack" Curley whom she married February 3, 1967 at St. Vincent de Paul Church in Lenoxdale, Ma. Two daughters, Shanna A. Curley-Graham and husband Michael of Pittsfield. And Jennifer A. Spokas and husband Eric of Shutesbury, Ma.
Three sisters, Deena Donohue and husband Steve of McKinley, Texas, Debbie Cline-Miller and husband Joseph of Delmar, New York and Dawn Despres and husband Joel of Providence, Rhode Island. Two brothers, Richard Cline and William Shea.
Five beloved grandchildren, Joshua, Hailey, Connor, Avery and Ella. Many Nieces and Nephews.
Brother and sister in law, William and Nancy Peterson, sister in law, Ellen Snyder and brother in law, James Curley.
She was predeceased by a sister, Diana J. McDonald and a brother, Bruce Cline.
FUNERAL NOTICE: A prayer service will be held Thursday, April 2, 2015 at 5:00 P.M. at the Dery Funeral Home 54 Bradford St. Pittsfield, Ma. with the Rev. Peter A. Gregory pastor of St. Charles Church officiating. Burial will be at a later date at St. Josephs Cemetery. Calling hours at the funeral home in Pittsfield will be Thursday from 2 to 5 P.M. In lieu of flowers memorials in her memory may be made to Huntington Disease Association of America or to Hospice Care in the Berkshires both in care of the funeral home.
54 Bradford Street Pittsfield, MA 01201
Tel. (413) 443-9151