Of Saugus. Age 93, died on Wednesday, May 3rd at her home surrounded by her family. She was the wife of the late William R. Dudley, Sr. Born in Malden, she was the daughter of the late Clarence and Ethel (Draper) Cottrell. A resident of Saugus since 1962, Mrs. Dudley was all about her family, “the glue to keep everyone together.” Her hobbies and interests included; bingo, walking, and dining out. She loved going to casinos especial with S & S Casino Tours whom she referred to as her other family.
Mrs. Dudley is survived by her six children; William Dudley and his wife Patricia of Lunenburg, Dee Dudley of FL, Christine Burke of Saugus, Susan Spalding and her husband Randy of Seabrook, NH, Kathleen Dudley and her husband Thomas Waugh of Lynn and Patricia McGovern and her husband Daniel of Saugus, 16 grandchildren, 25 great grandchildren, and 2 great great grandchildren. She was the sister of the late Ethel Alec, Mable DeNunzio, Gilbert Cottrell, Milton Cottrell, Joseph Cottrell and Donald Cottrell. Mrs. Dudley was predeceased by her granddaughter Jenna Dudley.
Relatives and friends were invited to attend visiting hours in the Bisbee-Porcella Funeral Home, Saugus, on Wednesday May 10, followed by a funeral service in the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made the Make- a-Wish Foundation at www.wish.org or the Elephants sanctuary in Tennessee at www.elephants.com.