Dorothy M. Geehan
August 19, 2014
MA — Dorothy M. Geehan, 85, wife of the late Major General Richard J. Geehan
Jr., of Rockport, passed away on Tuesday afternoon, August 19, 2014, at the
Den Mar Health and Rehabilitation in Rockport. Dorothy and Richard shared 63
years of marriage.
She was born in St. Quentin, New Brunswick, Canada, on February 11, 1929,
daughter of the late Lawrence and Edwidge (LeBlanc) Couturier.
Dorothy was a graduate of Saugus High School, Class of 1948. She was
employed for many years as a Real Estate Agent for Hollett Real Estate in
She enjoyed dancing and bunker (Japanese needlepoint). She also loved to
travel which included trips to Europe, Hawaii, Marshall Islands, Australia
and New Zealand. Dorothy loved living life to the fullest and she will be
greatly missed by all who knew and loved her.
She is survived by her daughter, Paula J. Geehan of Rockport; three sons,
Stephen Geehan and his wife, Linda of Billerica, Mark Geehan and his wife,
Janis of Kingston, N.H., and John Geehan of Wilmington, Del.; her
grandchildren and great-grandchildren; two brothers, George Couturier of
Byfield, and Albert Couturier of Sarasota, Fla. and several nieces and
She was predeceased by her sister, Irene and brothers, Leo, Raymond and Joe.
ARRANGEMENTS: In keeping with her wishes, there will be no funeral services
and the burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be
made in her name to the Alzheimer’s Association of Eastern Massachusetts,
480 Pleasant St., Watertown, MA 02472. Online condolences may be given at