Dorothy E. Filkins

1924 ∼ 2018

Dorothy E. Filkins

Dorothy E. Filkins, 94, of E. Providence and formerly of Falmouth, died on Friday, August 3, 2018 after a period of failing health. She was the wife of the late Roy B. Filkins, Sr.

She was born in Wareham MA to Manuel and Mary (Lopes) Rezendes. She was a graduate of Lawrence HS in 1943. She was a US Army WAC Cpl during WWII.

Dorothy worked as a nurse’s aide at the Falmouth Nursing Home and retired in 1988. She enjoyed cooking, collecting recipes and was a faithful Jehovah’s Witness. She was a joy to her family.

She is survived by her sons Roy B. Filkins, Jr., of Brockton and Ronald J. Filkins and his wife Valerie of E. Providence RI; and her sisters Josephine Gonsalves, Elvira Corey, and Mary Barrows, all of Falmouth. She also leaves 10 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

At her request, a memorial service will be held at 2:00pm on September 1 at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witness, 1255 Sandwich Road East Falmouth, MA.

Veteran of the army


Saturday, September 1, 2018 | 2:00 PM

Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses - E. Falmouth
Address & Directions

Learn more about Pre-planning

Dorothy E. Filkins

1924 ∼ 2018

Do you need help in writing your guestbook entry?

Try writing about one of these topics:

  • What characteristic did you love most about the person
  • What was your relationship with him/her
  • Do you have a tasteful story about him/her that exemplifies the qualities of the person
  • What one word would you use to describe the person
  • When was the first time you met him/her
  • Did you share in a special event with him/her

Did you know, this guestbook entry will be printed and given to the family as a cherished keepsake. Your words will be held closely by the family and their gratitude for the time spent writing will be boundless.