Southborough – Dorothy E. (Manning) Stossel, 89, of Southborough, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2013 at Beaumont Skilled Nursing and Rehab Center in Westborough after a period of declining health. She was the wife of the late Stephen Stossel, who died in 1993.
Dottie was a graduate of Westborough High School and worked for the former Duplicon as a machine operator for over 20 years. She was a member of St. Matthew Church of Southborough and was a member of the Southborough Catholic Women's Club.
Dottie will be remembered as a very strong and independent woman who didn's hesitate to fight for her rights.
She is survived by her son, Francis Stossel and his wife Helena of Holliston, and a granddaughter, Johana Presence and her husband Stage. She is predeceased by her sister, Helen Parker.
A Mass of resurrection will be held Friday, Aug. 23, at 11 a.m., at St. Matthew Church, Highland Street, Southborough. Burial will follow in the Southborough Rural Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be sent in her memory to St. Matthew Church, 105 Southville Rd., Southborough, MA 01772.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Morris Funeral Home of Southborough. To leave words of condolence to the family, visit www.morrisfuneralparlor.com.