Margaret Dorothy "Dot" Lovelee (née Lyden), a resident of Grand Island for 83 years, passed away Oct. 28, 2017, at age 91.
Mrs. Lovelee was a life member of the Grand Island Fire Co. Ladies Auxiliary and an election inspector for many years.
The daughter of the late Margaret and Charles Lyden, she was the sister of the late John (Elvira) Lyden and Elizabeth (Richard) McNamee.
She was the wife of the late Martin William Merrill Jr. and Richard K. Lovelee. She was the beloved mother of Dawn (Lawrence) Hillock, Gail (George) Allen, Gary (Patricia) Scott; stepmother of Judy (Lovelee) Kenyon and the late Kenneth (Brendan) Lovelee. She is survived by 10 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by grandson Kyle Hillock.
A memorial Mass will be celebrated Friday, Nov. 3, at 10 a.m. at St. Stephen R.C. Church 2100 Baseline Road, Grand Island.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Grand Island Fire Co. Many thanks to Elderwood at Grand Island. Arrangements by Kaiser Funeral Home.