Florence F. “Babe” Dundon
1920 ∼ 2019
Florence F. “Babe” Dundon, 99, of Teaticket MA, passed away on October 5, 2019 at the Royal of Cotuit in Mashpee. She was the wife of William M. Dundon, Jr. for 18 years. Daughter of the late Allan and Florence (MacGillivray) MacDougall.
She was born and raised in Sydney, Nova Scotia Canada. She met her future husband at St. Frances Xavier University in Antigonish while getting her secretarial degree. They married in 1945 after 4 years of separation due to WWII. She settled in Jamaica Plain with her husband’s extended family. After the birth of her son, William, she went to work for Beacon Mortgage and later worked for the Town of Brookline, both in the town hall and in the guidance office at the high school. She retired at age 75 and moved to Cape Cod to live next to her good friend, Betty McCarty. She was an avid bridge player and volunteer at the Falmouth Hospital. She loved to bake and was known for her tea biscuits and scotch cookies.
Florence is survived by her son, William Martin Dundon III and his wife Karen of Mashpee; her grandson Bryant Dundon and great granddaughter, JuliAnn Dundon, both of Mashpee. She was predeceased by her brothers, Dr. Joseph MacDougall. And Jack MacDougall and her sister, Irene Francis. She also leaves 24 nieces and nephews and many great grand nieces and nephews.
A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 12th at St. Anthony’s Church, 167 E. Falmouth Hwy (Route 28), East Falmouth. Burial will be private.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to: Multiple Sclerosis Society, PO Box 4527, New York NY 10163 or at nationalmssociety.org