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Eleanor R. "Ellie" (Dwyer) Norman
April 06, 2023


Eleanor R. “Ellie” Norman, 84, of Rockland, MA died on April 6, 2023 after a period of failing health.

Born in Dorchester, MA, daughter of the late Dorothy Dwyer and the late William Dwyer, she graduated from Dorchester High School in 1956.

She spent most of her working years with Verizon.

Ellie maintained a wide circle of friends throughout her life, and nothing made her happier than organizing and catering large get-togethers. She loved to cook, crochet and shop.

She leaves behind her daughter, Joanne Norman and her wife, Sheila O’Connell and her granddaughter, Jenna O’Connell, all of Lakeville, MA. She also leaves behind her sister Patricia Dwyer Kaplan of Quincy, MA and her brother William Dwyer Jr. and his wife Karen of Las Vegas, NV, and her nephew William C. Dwyer, III of Quincy, MA

Relatives and friends are invited to attend her visiting hours on Thursday April 20 from 4:00 – 7:00 PM with a service to follow at 7:00 PM in the Blanchard Funeral Chapel, 666 Plymouth St. (Rte. 58 @ the rotary), Whitman, MA.

In lieu of flowers, please donate in her name to one of her favorite charities, St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

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Blanchard Funeral Chapel
666 Plymouth Street
Whitman, MA 02382