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Dorothy Evelyn Norwood

Female 1922 - 2014  (91 years)


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  • Name Dorothy Evelyn Norwood 
    Born 16 Dec 1922  Milton, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Female 
    Residence 14 Apr 1930  60 Governor’s Road, Milton, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Residence 10 Apr 1940  60 Governor’s Road, Milton, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • age 17
    Died 21 Feb 2014  Bourne, Barnstable Coiunty, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Notes 
    • Dorothy Evelyn Norwood, aged ninety-one, died peacefully on February 21st ,2014 at Bourne Manor in Bourne, Massachusetts. Born on 16 December 1922, she was a native of Milton, Massachusetts, where she grew up. She had been a summer resident of Monument Beach, Massachusetts, since 1927, and a year-round resident of Framingham, Massachusetts, since 1955. She was predeceased by her parents, Chester Henry Norwood and Hazel Violet Case, and her brother Chester Henry Norwood, Jr. She is survived by her brother, Richard C. Norwood, her nephew Richard C. Norwood Jr., and wife Cynthia, all of Monument Beach, Massachusetts; her niece, Sandra L. Norwood of Santa Cruz, California; a nephew Richard A. Norwood of Haverhill, Massachusetts; nieces, Meridith L. Norwood of Asheville, NC, and Lynn E. Mooney of Charlotte, NC; and a number of great, great, great nieces and nephews, as well as her beloved friend Elizabeth Chipman of Framingham, who has been a great support to her for many years. Dottie was in the Army Nurse Corps during World War II. Early in her nursing career, she managed a pioneering study of the effects of aspirin on inflammation and pain and afterward became a Nurse Anaesthetist at Massachusetts General Hospital, retiring in 1987. She pursued many interests, including singing, gardening, sailing, soaring, downhill and cross-country skiing, dog breeding andtraveling. She often said music was her life. She attended the Juliard School of Music and sang with Boston Pro Musica, the Handel and Haydn Society and the Wayland Golden Tones. In her 50s she became very interested in Golden Retrievers, participating in breeding, showing, obediience and field training. During her retirement she derived great pleasure from traveling the world with Harvard University to such places as India, Bhutan and China. In all her activities Dottie made many friends whom she loved and admired and she will be dearly missed by her family and all who Knew her during her long rich life. At Dotties request services are private.
    Person ID I6303  Reed
    Last Modified 30 Jun 2019 

    Father Chester Henry Norwood,   b. 15 Jun 1889, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jul 1935, Milton, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years) 
    Mother Hazel Violet Case,   b. 18 Nov 1891, Westford, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Mar 1956  (Age 64 years) 
    Married 25 Dec 1916  Littleton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Documents
    Chester Norwood and Hazel Case
    Chester Norwood and Hazel Case
    marriage record
    Family ID F4045  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 16 Dec 1922 - Milton, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 21 Feb 2014 - Bourne, Barnstable Coiunty, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S924] obits.dignitymemorial.com obituary.

    2. [S15] Social Security Death Index, U.S. Social Security Administration.

    3. [S1181] 1930 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), ED 11-67, Sheet 11A, Dwelling 232, Family 266, Chester H. Norwood household.

    4. [S1180] 1940 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), ED 11-138, Sheet 8B, Dwelling 143, Hazel Norwood household.

    5. [S4] “Massachusetts, Town And Vital Records, 1620-1988”.