Dorothy A. (Turkowski) Tortolini, 89, of Peabody formerly of Lynn, beloved wife of the late John P. Tortolini died at the Kaplan Hospice House surrounded by her family. Born, in Lynn she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Beatrice (Mahr) Turkowski. Dorothy was raised in Lynn and a graduate of Lynn English High School.
Dorothy enjoyed antiquing, an avid reader, and followed politics with great interest. In her younger years she was involved in drama club, acting and singing in many plays. Dorothy was a secretary for Cotter Insurance for 15 years. Dorothy was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and sister with whom she enjoyed spending her time.
Dorothy is survived by her children Peter Tortolini and his wife Patricia of Londonderry, NH, Richard Tortolini and his wife Olivia of TN, David Tortolini and his wife Patricia of Peabody, her grandchildren, Collen Hahnen, Ryan Murphy, Travis Murphy, Olivia Tortolini, Emily McComb, Gabrielle Healy, Madison Tortolini and 7 great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her daughter Julie Tortolini, her brother Dominic Turkowski and her sister Jacqueline Solis.
Relative and friends are invited to a graveside service Wednesday March 16th at 11:00AM in Pine Grove Cemetery, Lynn.
We will meet inside the main gate at 10:45 AM.
Arrangements by the Nadworny Funeral Home 798 Western Ave. Lynn, MA 01905. For guest book and directions www.nadwornyfuneralhome.com
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