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Dorothy M. Cragen

1937 - 2019

Dorothy M. (Barry) Cragen, a loving wife and mother, passed away on Saturday, Oct 12th, at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers.  Dorothy was born in Cambridge in 1937, the daughter of  Walter and Dorothy Barry.  She was raised and educated in Arlington.  In June of 1960, she married her sweetheart, Richard L. Cragen,  and the two settled down in Malden together to raise their family.  They enjoyed summering in  Northwood, NH, and later retired to Barefoot Bay, Floridea, 24 years ago.  Dorothy and Richard enjoyed nearly 60 years of marriage together.   Her world revolved around her family and she loved being a grandmother and  great-grandmother.  She also enjoyed vacationing and taking cruises. 

She is survived by her husband of 59 years, Richard L. Cragen Sr. , her children, of Richard L. Cragen Jr. of Wakefield, James F. Cragen of Wakefield, John R. Cragen of Lynn, and Carol J. and husband Joseph A. Cimetti  Jr. of Saugus,  as well as her 7 grandchildren and 10 greatgrandchildren.

Dorothy was preceded in death by her sister, Ellen Ames, and her brother, John Barry.

Funeral from the Weir-MacCuish Golden Rule Funeral Home, 144 Salem St, Malden on Wed, Oct 16th, at 8 AM followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Josephs Church, Malden, at 9 AM. 

Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Tues, Oct 15th, from 4- 8 PM.   

In lieu of flowers, donations in Dorothys memory may be made to St. Judes Childrens Hospital, 501 St Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105.

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