Dorothy A. Gagnon

  • Born: May 26, 1940
  • Died: February 8, 2020
  • Location: Candia, New Hampshire

Lambert Funeral Home & Crematory

1799 Elm St
Manchester, NH 03104

Tel. (603) 625-6951

Tribute & Message From The Family

Dorothy A. (Mitchell) Gagnon, 79, of Candia, died February 8, 2020 at her home after a long period of declining health.

She was born in Manchester on May 26, 1940 to Les and Ethel (Moffette) Mitchell. She graduated from Central High School and lived in Candia for most of her life.

Dorothy worked at New Hampshire Fire Insurance Company and Raytheon, both in Manchester for many years.

She was a communicant of the former St. Paul Church in Candia. She also enjoyed crafts, bowling and camping and will be remembered as a beautiful and giving lady.

She was predeceased by four siblings, Francis Mitchell, Roger Mitchell, Dale Mitchell and Helen Stanford.

The family includes her husband, Donald F. Gagnon of Candia; two sons, Alan Gagnon and life partner, Patty Murray, of Roscommon, MI and Mark Gagnon; a grandson, Joey Tuey and wife, Jennifer, of Manchester; two great grandchildren, Trinity and Aiden; six siblings, Patricia Mitchell of Candia, Lillian Gilbert of Derry, Robert Mitchell of Franklin, Durena McCormick of Georgia and Arlene Plourde and Donald Mitchell both of Manchester; many nieces and nephews.

SERVICES: Calling hours are Tuesday from 4 to 7 p.m. at Lambert Funeral Home & Crematory, 1799 Elm St., corner of North street, Manchester. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Wednesday at 11 a.m. at St. Peter Church 567 Manchester Rd., Auburn. Memorial donations may be made to CHaD and mailed to D-H/Geisel Office of Development Attn: Gift Recording, One Medical Center Drive, HB 7070 Lebanon, NH 03756-0001


Condolence & Memory Journal

Bob and I have always enjoyed time spent with Dot and Don when they were out together in and around Candia. Our prayers are with Don and all of Dot's family as they remember the days that Dot shared with them. Fondly, Laura and Bob Desrochers

Posted by Laura and Bob Desrochers - Candia, NH - Friend   February 11, 2020

I just heard about Dot. My condolences to Don and his family.

Posted by Nicole Knox Murphy - Candia, NH   February 11, 2020

Dottie and I were best friends through Jr. High at Moore school in Candia and high school in Manchester. We lost touch.I feel blessed that my husband and I visited with Dottie and her husband a few years ago when we were in Candia for family and reunion events.I always remember the fun we had, sharing andlaughing. Prayers for family.

Posted by Shirley Tweedell - San Diego, CA - Friend   February 10, 2020

Aunt Dot was a beautiful person inside and out. Her smile would light up a room, always so sweet. She was an amazing Aunt and godmother to me. She made great memories for me that will never fade. She will be missed greatly.

Posted by Tanya Bradley - Benson, NC - family   February 10, 2020

She was my Favorite Aunt, always there with her arms wide open to hug me and a smile to light the darkest day. I will always remember the love she gave me and I can still hear her laughter! I will never forgot her as long as I live.

Posted by Lisa (Gagnon) Peterson - Hooksett, NH   February 10, 2020


Such a wonderful aunt, I will always remember her infectious laugh. You will be missed Aunt Dot, you will be missed.

Posted by Christine Carlson - Chester, NH - family   February 09, 2020

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