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Ellen (Gaffey) Dobbins

January 18, 2023
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DOBBINS, Ellen (Gaffey) of Dorchester, formerly of Co. Roscommon, Ireland, passed away peacefully on January 18, 2023. Loving mother of Linda Soplata, and Edward Dobbins, both of Dorchester. Cherished grandmother of Caitlin and Justin Soplata.  Beloved longtime partner of the late Thomas Needham. Dear sister of Eamon Gaffey, Theresa “Nuala” McLaughlin, and the late Patrick, Thomas, Larry, Bernard, Joseph, Michael, Seamus, Nancy, Bridget “Bridie”, Margaret “Peggy”, Maureen, Nora “Betty”, and Kathleen. Also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. Beloved daughter of the late Margaret and Edward Gaffey.

Visiting hours in the John J. O’Connor & Son Funeral Home, 740 Adams St. (near Gallivan Blvd.) DORCHESTER, Monday from 4-8 pm. Funeral Mass in St. Mark’s Church on Tuesday morning at 10 o’clock. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited. In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation in memory of Ellen to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Interment in St. Joseph Cemetery.


Services

Visitation
Monday
January 23, 2023

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
John J. O'Connor & Son Funeral Home
740 Adams Street
Dorchester, MA 02122

Funeral Mass
Tuesday
January 24, 2023

10:00 AM
St. Mark Catholic Church (Dorchester Ave, Dorchester)

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December 31, 1969-January 18, 2023




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