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Dorothy Counter, 97

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. - Dorothy Margaret (Dow) Martin Counter, 97, of North Adams, MA, died on Saturday, June 8, 2019, at Berkshire Medical Center.

She was born in North Adams, MA, on October 21, 1921, a daughter of the late Lawrence V. and Aleatheabell (Brundidge) Dow.

Dorothy attended local schools in North Adams. She went on to work as a nursing assistant for several rest homes in the area. She loved needle working, cooking, doing crafts, and spending time with her family. Dorothy was a member of the First Baptist Church.

She was the widow of Sylbert Martin, as well as her second husband Leo Counter.

Survivors include her daughter, Robin Grandchamp and her husband, Opie of North Adams, MA; twins Sheryl McPeek and her husband, Ron, and Michael Martin and his wife, Kathleen, both of Texas; fourteen grandchildren; several great grandchildren; her sister Christine Tower of Rowe, MA; as well as several nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by her sisters Margie Quimby, and Lucille Estes.

FUNERAL NOTICE: A funeral service to celebrate the life of Dorothy Martin Counter will be held on Thursday, June 13, 2019, at 11:00am at the Sherman Burbank Memorial Chapel in Williamstown, MA. Calling hours will be held at the Sherman Burbank Memorial Chapel from 10:00am until the time of the service. Burial will follow in Eastlawn Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Northern Berkshire Ambulance Service. To add to the Book of Memories, please visit

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To the familly of Dorothy ,
I have to say I am so sorry for your loss. I had the pleasure of getting to know your sweet mother at North Adams Commons. I would talk to her often. She loved her kitty cat.
God gave her a beautiful long precious life and now she is with her loved ones in heaven in the most loving place ever.

God Bless your whole familly,
Wendy Alderman
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