Dorothy 'Dot' (Marsh) Gwillim

Published on Tuesday, 15 October 2019 20:31


Dorothy “Dot” (Marsh) Gwillim, 95, wife of the late Dr. Thomas Gwillim passed away on Oct. 14, 2019, at home surrounded by her loving family.

She was born Nov. 6, 1923, in Pittsfield, Mass., and was the daughter of the late Edward and Sarah (Healy) Marsh. She was a parishioner of St. Joseph Church. She was a member of the Ladies Guild of St. Joseph Church, St. Joseph’s School Alumni Assoc. and the Tuesday Reading Club. Dot graduated from St. Joseph School and Bristol High School.

She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Robert M. and Kelly Gwillim of Bristol; her daughter-in-law, Maria Gwillim of Sarasota, Fla.; three grandchildren, Jonathan (Yuhleng) Gwillim, Audrey Hanson and Colin Gwillim; three great-grandchildren, Zhenfang Gwillim, Thomas Gwillim and Meiling Gwillim and several nieces and nephews.

Besides her husband and parents, she was predeceased by a son, Thomas “Teg” Gwillim and her brother, Edward Gwillim.

Her family would like to give a special thanks to her caregivers, Deborah Dorsey and Viola Mack.

The funeral will be held Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019, at 9 a.m., from DuPont Funeral Home, 25 Bellevue Ave., in Bristol, followed by a mass in St. Joseph Church, 33 Queen St., in Bristol at 10 a.m. Burial will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery, Bristol. Calling hours will be held on Friday evening from 5 to 7 p.m., at the funeral home. The Gwillim family invites you to send a condolence message in Dot’s guestbook at .

Posted in The Bristol Press, on Tuesday, 15 October 2019 20:31. Updated: Tuesday, 15 October 2019 20:33.