Dorothy Allaby of Lowell, MA

December 4, 1947 -
April 25, 2024



Saturday May 4, 2024

9:00 am - 10:00 am


122 Princeton Boulevard, Lowell MA 01851




Saturday May 4, 2024

10:00 am


122 Princeton Boulevard, Lowell MA 01851


Funeral Details


Dorothy “Dolly” Allaby, 76, of Lowell, MA passed away on Thursday, April 25, 2024 at Sunny Acres Nursing Home.

Born in Marlborough, MA, she was the daughter of the late Clayton and Shirley (Campbell) Lucia. Dolly was married to Bruce Allaby with whom she would have celebrated their 37th wedding anniversary on June 20th.

Dolly was raised in Bolton, MA and later settled in Lowell with her family. She worked as a dietary aide at Willow Manor Nursing Home for over fifteen years until her retirement in 2000. Some of the things that Dolly enjoyed most were apple picking, shopping, and spending time at Hampton Beach.

Besides her husband, she is survived by her son Mark Williams of Nashua, NH, her three daughters and their spouses; Debra and Kevin Dailey of Billerica, MA, Rebecca and Richard Gawley of Lowell, MA, Rachel Van Dinter of Lowell, MA, her grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, and nephews. She was the sister of the late Mark Lucia and Sharon Lucia.


Visitation for Dorothy Allaby will be held on Saturday, May 4, 2024 from 9:00am – 10:00am immediately followed by a memorial service at 10:00am. All services will be held at Morse-Bayliss Funeral Home, 122 Princeton Blvd., Lowell, MA 01851. In lieu of flowers, please make donations in her name to the American Lung Association;


5 responses to “Dorothy Allaby of Lowell, MA”

  1. Rachel VanDinter says:

    I’m gonna miss you, mom more than you’ll ever know. But I know you’re watching over all of us always be in my thoughts and in my heart you are the best mom that anyone could ever have. Your smile lit up the room, made everybody so happy when you sing your voice always brought me back to my childhood with you. I love you to the moon and back and one day. I will see you again. God bless you, mom. I’m sure you are the most beautiful angel in heaven. God took you way too soon. Your little girl will always love you and miss you🙏❤️💋

  2. Gertrude Allaby says:

    Gerty Allaby: Remembering all the good times. Dolly Rest in Peace.

  3. Weatherbee family says:

    Sincere condolence to Bruce and Gert from all the Weatherbee family. May you and family find solace in this time of sadness.

  4. Susan Stott says:

    Dolly you and I never got to meet in person but Bruce and Gert told all about you and your life with Bruce. May you rest in Peace . Bruce I am sorry for your loss.

  5. Joseph Mathew says:

    Deb, so sorry for your loss! Praying for comfort from God for you and family at this time of grief.

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