Mary Dolores Marshall, 79, a longtime resident of Falmouth, died July 28 at Royal Cape Cod Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Buzzards Bay. She was 79.
She was the wife of Joseph H. Marshall, who died in 2013.
Known to many as Dolores, she was a 1959 graduate of Lawrence High School and a 1960 graduate of LPN School of Nursing at Cape Cod Hospital. In later years, she returned to school to become a registered nurse, graduating from Cape Cod Community College in 1984.
Ms. Marshall worked at Barnstable County Hospital and Falmouth Care & Rehabilitation Center. She also taught classes for the certified nursing assistant students at the latter facility. She retired in 2012.
She was a Eucharistic minister and greeter at St. Anthony’s Church in East Falmouth and also at Falmouth Hospital. Among her pastimes were knitting, crocheting and making rosary beads. She also enjoyed making hats, lap blankets and prayer shawls for those in need. She was fond of playing cards with her friends.
She leaves two sons, Paul E. Skinner Jr. of Kenai, Alaska, and James M. Skinner of Carver; seven stepsons in Attleboro; a brother, Robert Almeida of Carver; a sister, Frances Clinton of Palmer; and several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
A visiting hour will be Monday, August 3, from 9:30 to 10:30 AM at Chapman, Cole & Gleason Funeral Home, 475 Main Street in Falmouth.
Following visitation, a funeral Mass will be said at 11 o’clock at St. Anthony’s Church, 167 East Falmouth Highway.
Burial will be in St. Anthony’s Cemetery.