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“Remembering happy times spent growing up with your mom, dad and you,Dianne, and Bobby. We share your sadness at this time. ”
1 of 7 | Posted by: Nancy Biggar - Falmouth, MA

“My sincere and deepest sympathy to Doris's family. I grew up on South Street and knew Doris, Francis and Clyde since I was a friend of the Kinsman's....Read More »
2 of 7 | Posted by: Gerry Fahey Chiasson - Waltham, MA

“Clyde,Diane,Bob,and family.My deepest condolences on the passing of Doris.She was a wonderful person. I have so many fond memories of days and nights...Read More »
3 of 7 | Posted by: Tom Scafidi - Framingham, MA

“So sorry for the loss of your Mother. She was a great friend to my Mom. Now they can visit again. ”
4 of 7 | Posted by: Loretta Scafidi Bair - Carlsbad, NM

“Clyde, Diane, Bobby, I was so sadden to hear about your mom, She was like another sister to my mom. She had a wonderful bubbly way about her,always...Read More »
5 of 7 | Posted by: Karen Scafidi,Leahy - Derry, NH

“So sorry for loss of your Mom keep her in your ❤and Cherishs all her memories ”
6 of 7 | Posted by: Lee & Rita Champagne - Conway, NH

“So sorry to hear about your loss. May she rest in peace. ”
7 of 7 | Posted by: GERALD CHAMPAGNE JR CHAMPAGNE JR - MA


Mrs. Doris L. (Foote) Lennon, of Shrewsbury, formerly of Waltham died on April 12, 2020 at Care One in Millbury. She was 90 years old.

Doris was born in Waltham on July 23, 1929, the daughter of the late Frederick and Florence (Harvey) Foote. After graduating from Waltham High School she began working at the Uptown Restaurant in Banks Square; it was here she would meet a young James M. Lennon who had recently returned home from World War II. They would soon be married and lived for a short time in Weston before settling in Waltham where they would raise their four children. Until her retirement she had worked in the kitchen at Brandeis University, a job she loved and held for over 20 years. Always one to stay active, she belonged to the South Side Senior Center and also enjoyed playing the accordion and piano. Her life revolved around her family and she especially relished time spent with her grandchildren.

She was the beloved wife of the late James M. Lennon and is survived by her children, Frances L. Bourgeois (Raymond) of Florida, Diane M. Champagne (late Brian) of Shrewsbury, James 'Clyde' Lennon (Jenni) of Mashpee and Robert P. 'Bob' Lennon (Zueylha) of Grafton; her grandchildren, Susan, Nancy, Michael, Carolyn, Kathryn, Kirin, Sheila, Leo, Christopher, Bobby and Matthew and also leaves many great-grandchildren, great-great grandchildren and nieces and nephews.

She was the sister of the late Maurice Foote.

Funeral services and burial in Linwood Cemetery, Weston are private as a result of the ongoing health crisis in the world and our community.

Memorial donations in her memory may be made to Ascend Hospice, 100 Locke Drive, Marlborough, MA 01752.