A lifelong resident of Medford and Malden, passed away on Monday October 30th, 2023 at home while surrounded by her family. She was 89. Virginia was married to John Dockery who passed away in 2012. Born in Malden, she was the daughter of the late Francis and Josephine Santo. She is the loving mother of her daughter, Deborah Dockery Healey and her husband James of Medford, and her sons, John Dockery Jr. and his wife Sheila of Plymouth, New Hampshire and David Dockery and his wife Rene of Nottingham, New Hampshire. Virginia is the loving grandmother of Daniel Healey and his wife Alicia, Lisa Healey and her fiancé Matt Beacham, Alyssa (Dockery) Buxton and her husband Joshua and Brett Dockery and his wife Kayla. She is the loving great grandmother of Lex and Lia Healey and Hadley Dockery. She is the loving sister of the late Joseph Santo and his surviving wife Marie and the late Richard Santo and his surviving wife MaryJane. She is also survived by many loving nieces, nephews and cousins.
Relatives & friends are invited to attend visiting hours at the Breslin Funeral Home, 610 Pleasant St., Malden on Monday November 6th from 10-11:30 AM followed by a Funeral Service at 12 Noon. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to Tufts Medicine Care at Home, Attn: Corporate Communications, 360 Merrimack St., Suite 425, Lawrence, MA 01843