1932 – 2013

NORWAY — Dorothy M. Packard, 81, of Norway, died Sunday, Dec. 8, from complications of cigarette smoking.

She was born in 1932 to Guy P. and Minnie Pratt McAlister. In December 1949, she married Franklin Packard. They raised three children.

She was a mother, homemaker and friend to many. For the past year and a half, Dorothy had been a resident of the Norway Center for Health and Rehabilitation.

She is survived by her three children, Cynthia Giroux and her husband, Lawrence, of Hartford, David Packard and his wife, Kim, and Paula Packard, all of Norway; six grandchildren; four great-granddaughters; two step-grandsons; one step-granddaughter; nine step-great-granddaughters; two step-great-grandsons; one step-great-great-granddaughter; two brothers, Guy McAlister and Richard McAlister, both of Norway; and a sister, Irene Parenteau, of Lakeland, Fla.

She was predeceased by her husband in 1997.

Online condolences may be shared with her family at www.oxfordhillsfuneralservices.com.

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