Dorothy Beatson

Obituary of Dorothy J. Beatson

Dorothy J. Beatson, 91, of Woodstock, CT passed away on Sunday December 5, 2021. Dorothy was born on November 1, 1930 in Boston, MA to William F. and Madeline V. (Kenniston) Dowling. She married Kenneth I. Beatson on November 21, 1953 at Sacred Heart Church, Weymouth, MA. 


Mother of Daniel (Kim) Beatson, Kathlene (Paul) Ouellette, Erin (Bill) May, Nora (Ted) Steinhauser, and Patricia Beatson predeceased on August 9, 1994. Grandmother to Erica (Kevin) Ducharme, Heather (Zachary) Yaroschuk, Caitlyn (Mitchell) Dupre, Brenden May and Andrew Perron. Great Grandmother to Camden, Chloe, Oliver and Wyatt.


Predeceased by husband Kenneth I. Beatson, daughter Patricia E. Beatson, two brothers Robert E. Dowling and William F. Dowling. 


Personal thank you to Debra Labelle and all the Homemakers with Day Kimball Homemakers that made Dorothy’s life easier.


A private family service was held at Most Holy Trinity, Pomfret, CT with burial at Elmvale Cemetery, Woodstock, CT. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Little Sisters of the Poor, 1365 Enfield St, Enfield, CT 06082. Funeral arrangements are entrusted with Smith and Walker Funeral Home in Putnam, CT. Share a memory at

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