Dorothy R. Erickson

Passed 09/25/2022


Dorothy R. Erickson

Passed 09/25/2022


Obituary For Dorothy R. Erickson

Dorothy Ruth Erickson, 91, of Rockland passed peacefully on September 25, 2022. Born in Boston to the late Samuel H. Johns and Ruth Guilford. She was raised and educated in Boston and was a graduate of Roxbury Memorial High School, Boston as a member of The Class of 1948, and worked for Blue Cross Blue Shield and the Foxboro Company as an expeditor.
Dottie enjoyed singing in the Church Choir at the Saint Augustine Saint Martin Episcopal Church in Boston, as well as spending time at York Beach in Maine. Dottie particularly loved the Boston Red Sox and Major League Baseball. She took her late husband (Cliffie) to his first Red Sox Game when they were 10, and Cliffie gave her a jade ring when they were 8 and also exchanged school photos at 7 years old in church. Dottie enjoyed going to the Rockland Senior Center dances and festivities.
Mrs. Erickson was the wife of Clifford A. Erickson of Rockland. Mother of Craig A. Erickson and wife Yvonne of Rockland, and Mark C. Erickson and wife Linda of Newport, RI. Sister of the late Vera, Anthony, Samuel, Clifford, and Wilfred (Bill) Johns. Grandmother of Michael Oliveira and wife Tanya of Rockland, Nikki Maire Sherwood and husband Doug of Boston, Jonathan Erickson Hammel and wife Emma of Swansea, and Samantha Cornman of Newport, RI. Great-Grandmother of Michael Oliveira, Jr. and Rosalie Hammel.
The family welcomes friends and loved ones to celebrate her life on Monday October 3, 2022, from 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM at the Magoun-Biggins Funeral Home, 135 Union Street Rockland, MA. A Funeral Mass service will be held at the conclusion of the visiting hours. Burial will be held following cremation in The Massachusetts National Cemetery in Bourne. Donations in Mrs. Erickson's memory may be made to Rockland Cubs Scouts pack 12, Trinity Church 3 Goddard Ave. Rockland MA 02370

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  • 10/06/2022

    Dear Mark, Craig, and family My heart is with you as you celebrate the memory of such a sweet, loving, funny, lady. I loved your Mother, and Father. May the memories of happier and healthier days bring you peace. For she and Cliffie, are in each other's arms, and forever reunited. My loving friends, and neighbors. XO Marilyn Bates Lyon

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  • 10/03/2022

    I will always remember the love Aunt Dottie showed to me. She was kind, funny, and compassionate.

  • 10/02/2022

    My family so grateful for the unconditional loves shared by Mr & Mrs Erickson. We are comforted knowing that these two are together in heaven God bless the family and keep you in this time of loss and sorrow.

  • 10/01/2022

    Craig and Mark So sorry for yor love I truly loved her. She was a wonderful woman Kathy Burgess

  • 10/01/2022

    Mark and Craig. I am truly sorry for the loss of your mother. She was a gem and I loved talking to her. I am going to try and come down on Monday. Jim Studley

  • 10/01/2022

    Mark and Craig so sorry for the loss of your mother. She was a grand lady and what a great life. My condolences to all extended family members. Bill Washburn. RHS Track

  • 09/30/2022

    Dear Mark and family, I am sorry for the loss of your mother. She was blessed to have a long, full life, rich with the legacy she and your late father have in your extended family. May God bless you all as you celebrate your mother's wonderful life. Grace (Urbaitis) Trinkl Charleston, SC

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