Peabody, formerly of Lynnfield and Saugus - Mrs. Dorothy I. (Snow) Stinson, age 94, died on Tuesday, November 26th at the Brooksby Village Memory Care Center in Peabody. She was the wife of the late Frederick W. Stinson, Jr.
Born and raised in Saugus, Mrs. Stinson was the daughter of the late Erza and Hazel (Downie) Snow. Dorothy was a graduate of Saugus High School and the Lynn Hospital school of Nursing, later becoming head nurse at Lynn Hospital. She worked at Polio hospitals in both New York and Indiana and kept her nursing license up to date. She also was active in crafting. Dorothy had been a Lynnfield resident for 43 years before moving to Peabody.
Mrs. Stinson is survived by her son Brian Stinson and his wife Melanie of N. Andover; two grandchildren, Samantha and Colten; one brother, Harold Snow of Fremont, NH. She was predeceased by her siblings, Waldo Snow, Ruth Snow, Gail Cole and Jean Welch.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend visiting hours in the Bisbee-Porcella Funeral Home, 549 Lincoln Ave., SAUGUS on Tuesday from 4-8 p.m. A funeral service will be held in the funeral home at 11 a.m. Interment Forest Hill Cemetery in Lynnfield.
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