NORTH ATTLEBORO – Dolores V. Lunt,102, years young. She was the beloved wife of the late Jay P. Lunt, Sr. who passed away in 1999 and the late John W. Costello who passed away in 1970.
Born on September 22, 1917 in Boston, she was the daughter of the late Michael P. and Elizabeth M. (Acres) Lynch.
Dolores lived in the Mattapan section of Boston for 30 years and was a graduate of the High School of Practical Arts in Roxbury. She attended Simmons College and then taught Dressmaking as part of the Adult Education program at schools in Stoughton for three years then twenty years in each Canton & Wellesley before retiring in 1970.
Dolores was a former resident of Stoughton for thirty two years before moving to North Attleboro in 1981. She was a member of the Canton Garden Club for thirty five years and joined the Angletree Garden Club in North Attleboro in 1983. She was a member of the Hyde Park Drill team for over five years performing at many football games and other functions. She loved sewing, travelling, plants and flowers and got great pleasure teaching arts and crafts for many years. Above all, she loved spending time with her family.
She is survived by a son, Daniel T. Costello of East Falmouth; a sister, Bernadette Hemingway of Carver; and 4 cherished grandchildren and 8 adored great-grandchildren. She was mother of the late Patricia L. Bickerstaff and sister of the late Joseph Lynch, Mary McSweeney, George Lynch, James Lynch, Claire Simmons and Irene Lynch.
Visiting hours will be held on Thursday October 31, 2019 from 10-11am in the Sperry & McHoul Funeral Home 15 Grove St. North Attleboro. A memorial service will follow at 11am. Burial will be held privately at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Lenore's Kitchen 43 South Washington St. North Attleboro, MA 02760 or New Hope 140 Park St. Attleboro, MA 02703.