Dorothy M. Cragen
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
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