Helen C. Dowd


Helen C. (Locke) Dowd of Falmouth, formerly a longtime resident of Framingham, died peacefully on January 31, 2014. She was 96.

The daughter of the late Thomas and Grace (Pease) Locke of Salem, she was the beloved wife of the late Arthur J. Dowd and the late Joseph W. Bagley.

She was the mother of Adrienne H. (Goodwin) Boardman and her husband, John, of Oak Bluffs and Paul Bagley of Northbridge. She was the sister of the late Charles Locke and his wife, Elsie, and the late Dorothy Bachelder and her husband, Howard. She was the grandmother of Aaron Goodwin and his wife, Brenda, and David Goodwin, and the great-grandmother of Paige Goodwin, Emma Goodwin, Myles Goodwin, and Haylie Goodwin. She was the great-great-grandmother of Marlin Goodwin.

Private burial services will be held Saturday, April 12, at the Greenlawn Cemetery in Salem.