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February 19, 2013

Dorothy E. Runge, 76


Lawrence — Dorothy E. (Osbourne) Runge, 76, died Sunday, February 17, 2013 at the Methuen Health and Rehabilitation Center.

Born in Winchester, MA on July 2, 1936, she was the daughter of Arthur and Marion (Page ) Osbourne. Primarily a homemaker, she loved spending time with her entire family; was an avid Boston sports fan; and enjoyed watching soap operas and playing Pac Man.

She was the former wife of the late Robert Runge, the loving mother of Sharon and her husband Mitchell Dyeak, Robert Runge, Jr. and his wife Kathleen, David Runge, Kenneth Runge and his wife Pamela, all of Lawrence and the late Thomas Runge, the dear sister of Arthur Osbourne, Jr. and his wife Judith of New York and the late Olivia Westcott, the cherished grandmother of Catherine Dyeak of IN, and Paul Dyeak and his wife Sandra of CA and Ryan and Sean Runge of Lawrence, great-grandmother of Reece Dyeak and aunt to several nieces and nephews.

ARRANGEMENTS: Relatives and friends may call on Thursday, February 21, from 4:00-8:00 PM at the Diaz-Healy Funeral Home, 107 South Broadway, South Lawrence. A funeral service will be held in the South Chapel at 7:45 PM. Interment will be private at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made in Dorothy’s memory to the American Lung Association, 60 Totten Pond Rd. #400, Waltham, MA 02451 or at www.lung.org.