Barbara J. Dorr
Barbara J. Dorr, 81, of Springfield, died at 7:53 pm, Saturday, June 6, 2015, at St. Joseph’s Home. She was born December 9, 1933 in Springfield, to Elmer F. and Alice V. McGuire Townsend, Sr. She married Henry J. Dorr on October 22, 1955, and he preceded her in death on May 16, 2005.
Survivors include three daughters, Rita Canada, Donna DeFraties, and Kathryn Dorr all of Springfield; three sons, Gary F. (Debbie) Dorr, Dennis M. (Laura) Dorr and Phillip E. Dorr all of Springfield; thirteen grandchildren; twenty-one great grandchildren; two brothers Elmer (Laura) Townsend, Jr. and John Donald (Becky) Townsend and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; two brothers, Bernard and Robert Townsend; and three sisters, Mary Thompson, Alice Reid and Margaret Woodside.
Barbara was a member of St. Cabrini Church; K of C #4179 Auxiliary and Blue Ridge Club.
She retired from Lexus Document Services.
Visitation: 4-7 pm, Wednesday, June 10, 2015 at St. Cabrini Church with a prayer service at 7 pm.
Lie-in-State: 9:30 – 10:15 am, Thursday, June 11, 2015 at St. Cabrini Church.
Funeral Mass: 10:30 am, Thursday, June 11, 2015 at St. Cabrini Church with Reverend Richard Chiola officiating. Burial will follow at Camp Butler National Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Cathedral Grade School or to St. Joseph’s Home.