Dorothy A. Berube, 78
May 20, 1940- October 19, 2018
Salem- Dorothy A. (Desrocher) Berube, 78, of Tewksbury, formerly of Salem, passed away unexpectedly Friday, October 19, 2018. She was the loving wife of the late Donald Berube of Salem.
Born in Salem, Dorothy was the daughter of the late Roland and Marie (Vaillancourt) Desrocher. Dorothy lived in Salem most of her life and she was a graduate of St. Joseph Academy in Salem. The mother of nine children, Dorothy often took on the role of being the mother to any of her children's friends who visited her home. She will be missed by many.
Dorothy is survived by her children, Diane Bushway and her husband John of Tewksbury, Don Berube and his wife Marianne of Berlin, MA, Denise Pantanella and her husband Michael of Tewksbury, Dennis Berube of Portsmouth, NH, David Berube of Chelmsford, Dana Berube and his wife Ann Marie of Lynn, Debra Turner and her husband Kenneth of Salem, and Danielle Dumke and her husband Aaron of Peabody; her grandchildren, Sean Bushway and his wife Amy, Caitlin Bushway, Matthew and Erica Pantanella, Dennis Card, Emily and Joey Berube, Ryan, Kyle and Justin Berube, Ethan, Aaron and Kaileigh Dwyer, Finn and Maeve Turner, and Sadie Dumke, as well as her great-grandchildren Owen and Noah Bushway. Dorothy was predeceased by her husband Donald Berube and their daughter Donna Berube.
Relatives and friends are invited to visiting hours in the Berube & Sons Funeral Home, 191 Lafayette St Salem, Wednesday from 4-8pm. Her funeral will be held at 9am followed by a funeral Mass in Ste. Anne Church, Jefferson Ave Salem, Thursday at 10am. Burial will follow in Greenlawn cemetery, Salem. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Donate Life America, 701 East Byrd Street, 16th Floor, Richmond, VA 23219. To send a condolence to the family please visit www.BerubeFuneralHome.com.