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Dorothy M. (Peck) Guilmain

April 8, 1935 ~ March 15, 2022 (age 86)


Dorothy M. (Peck) Guilmain, 86, passed away March 15, 2022 at Life Care Center of Wilbraham surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Burlington, Vermont on April 8, 1935 to the late Frederick and Lillian (Katon) Peck. She worked for many years as a kitchen worker at the Holyoke Soldiers’ Home. She was a faithful communicant of Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament Church in Westfield. Dorothy was a member of the 16 Acres Seniors, the Springfield Hobby Club where she enjoyed line dancing for 25 years and she taught senior swimming at the Springfield YMCA. She was also a member of the Hampden Village Association of Westfield. Family dinners, playing cards, especially gin rummy, and long Sunday car rides were favorite pastimes. However, Dorothy’s greatest joy was the love of her family and friends. She was a warm and welcoming person who always made others feel like her own family.

She leaves to cherish her memory, her children and their spouses: Debra and Paul Lebeau of Belchertown; David and Donna Hough of Holyoke, Dwaine and Tammy Hough of Chicopee, Darlene and Michael Kupiec of Springfield, Donna Asare of Springfield and Diana and Edward Orlowski of Middlefield; her siblings: Robert Peck, Lillian Roux and Virginia Masse, all of Chicopee; her step-children: Raymond Guilmain, Renee Trench and Yvonne Lagrand; 19 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren, many nieces and nephews, other family members and friends. She was predeceased by her parents, her husband of 25 years, Oscar Guilmain and a brother, Leonard Peck.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, March 21, 2022 at 11am at Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament Church, 127 Holyoke Road, Westfield followed by burial at the MA Veterans’ Memorial Cemetery, 1390 Main St., Agawam at 1pm. Nowak Funeral & Cremation Services is entrusted with arrangements. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament Church. For further details or to offer online condolences, visit

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Mass of Christian Burial
March 21, 2022

11:00 AM
Our Lady of Blessed Sacrament Church
127 Holyoke Rd
Westfield, MA 01085

March 21, 2022

Massachusetts Veterans' Memorial Cemetery
1390 Main Street
Agawam, MA 01001


Our Lady of Blessed Sacrament
PO BOX 489, Westfield MA 01085-0489
Tel: 1-413-562-3450

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