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July 9, 2013

Lillian M. Sherburne, 100


Haverhill, MA — Lillian M. (Rabidoux) (Dolfe) Sherburne, 100, a longtime resident of 68 5th Ave., Haverhill, Mass., died on Sunday, July 7, 2013, at the Merrimack Valley Hospital in Haverhill.

A lifelong resident of Haverhill, she was the daughter of the late Philias Rabidoux and the late Mary (Willett) (Rabidoux) Gallant. She attended St. Joseph Grammar School and Haverhill High School, and worked as a bow maker for shoe factories in Haverhill, retiring from the Haverhill Shoe Novelty Co.

A member of All Saints Church in Haverhill, she was a former member of the Ladies of St. Anne Society. In her leisure time, Mrs. Sherburne enjoyed dancing and shopping.

The widow of Kenneth E. Dolfe and Henry G. Sherburne Jr., she is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Kenneth E., Jr. and Simone Dolfe of North Andover; a daughter, Janice (Dolfe) Ouimette of Exeter, N.H.; six grandchildren, Melissa Schott, Jennifer (Schott) Bird, Susan (Muscarello) Ferreira, Stephen Dolfe, Daniel Dolfe, and Thomas Verombeck; five great-grandchildren, Kristina, Sarah, Matthew, Kaitlin, and Rachel; and six great-great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by a daughter, Natalie Pappalardo, who died in 1974, and a son-in-law, Richard Ouimette, who died in 2009.

ARRANGEMENTS: Relatives and friends may call on Thursday, July 11, from 7 to 9 p.m., at Brookside Chapel & Funeral Home, 116 Main St., Plaistow, N.H. A funeral service will be held on Friday, July 12, at 10 a.m., in the funeral home, with a committal service to follow in St. Joseph Cemetery, Haverhill.

Donations may be made to any local Toys for Tots program. For directions, or to send a message of condolence, please visit our website at www.brooksidechapelfh.com.