EagleTribune.com, North Andover, MA

April 14, 2013

D. Jane Tholander, 68

Dracut, MA — Dorothy "Jane" Tholander, died on Wednesday, April 10, 2013, after a period of declining health, at Lowell General Hospital, surrounded by her children and grandchildren. Jane was born on December 14, 1944. She grew up and was educated in Wilmington.

Jane was predeceased by her husband, David A., Tholander, who she missed dearly.

Jane had lived in Dracut for several years, where she enjoyed being a homemaker, and taking care of her family, as well as many others.

She loved being outside, tending to her yard and caring for the wildlife that shared it with her.

Jane is survived by her two children, her son Ed Doucette of Dracut and her daughter and husband Lisa and Kurt Perry, of Hudson, N.H.; five grandchildren, Katie Augusta, Samantha Arcidiacono, her husband Shane, David Hall, Sarah Doucette and Travis Perry, as well as her great grandson Brandon.

Jane is also survived by her seven sisters and their spouses and one brother. They are, Gayle Palumbo, Linda Cupp, Joseph Nardone, Donna and John Ouellette, Jackie and Mike Moran, Debbie Nardone, Cheryl and Tim Brusso and Kim Mattill. She leaves her sisters in law, Marion"Mimi" Tholander, Dorothy "Dottie" Lucia, brother in law, Otis Tholander and his spouse, Julie, several nieces, nephews, and friends.

Jane was loved by many and will be missed. Rest in Peace, until we meet again.

ARRANGEMENTS: Relatives and friends are kindly welcome to visitation on Monday from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Cataudella Funeral Home, 126 Pleasant Valley St., Methuen, MA. A service will be held during visitation at 6:30 p.m. For directions or to send the Tholander family an online condolence, please visit www.cataudellafh.com.