Falmouth—Dorothy C. Argento, 95, passed away peacefully at home on September 7, 2019. Formerly of Boylston, MA, Dorothy was born and raised in Worcester, MA, daughter of the late Isabel MacGilvray and George Hosmer Cumming. She was the beloved wife of the late Philip J. Argento and the mother of the late Joel P. Argento. Dorothy was predeceased by her 6 siblings, George H. Cumming Jr., Isabel Massei, Janet Esip, John Cumming, Robert Hugh Cumming, and Alice Fuller. She is survived by her 4 loving children, Nicholas P. Argento, Carol N. Argento, Jeanne G. Argento and her husband Michael E. Kirby, Joanne I. Argento and her husband Slobodan Trajkovic. She also leaves her in-laws Liana Argento, Ruth Anne Argento and Francisco Lugovina. She was the adoring grandmother of Lisa Argento, and Cameron Argento, Isabel Argento, Philip, Nicholas, and Alexandra Lugovina, Samuel and Kate Kirby, and Pavle and Nevena Trajkovic and her great-grandchildren Caitlin and Hugh Argento.
Dorothy was a lifelong member of the Daughters of the American Revolution and an avid gardener. She also enjoyed antiquing and furniture refinishing.
The family would like to extend their sincere gratitude to Dorothy’s caregivers, Tonya Desrosiers and Renee Cardoza.
A funeral mass will be held at 11am on Friday, October 4, 2019 at St. Anthony’s Church, 167 E. Falmouth Hwy (Route 28), E. Falmouth MA. A graveside service will be held on Saturday, October 5 at 11am at Mountain View Cemetery in Shrewsbury MA.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to Planned Parenthood or the charity of your choice in memory of Dorothy.