Gail W. Dunn

Gail W. Dunn, 82, of Mattapoisett passed away peacefully on September 22, 2023. Born in Middleboro, she was the daughter of the late Joseph C. and Helen L. Whitcomb, and the wife of the late Giles H. Dunn. She lived in Mattapoisett most of her life.

            Her commitment to serving her community spanned decades. Over time, she served in a variety of leadership roles within the Mattapoisett Congregational Church, Mattapoisett Women’s Guild, Mattapoisett Women’s Club, Mattapoisett Christian Church, the Point Connett Association, and the Pine Island Cemetery Board of Directors. She also volunteered with the Girl Scouts, the Mattapoisett Historical Society and served for a time on the Mattapoisett School Committee.

            She will be best remembered as a woman committed to her family, the environment, and wildlife preservation.

            Survivors include her son, David W. Dunn, and his wife Diana, of Mattapoisett; two daughters, Susan Dunn of Rochester, and Rebecca Dunn Chowske, and her husband Joseph A. Chowske, of Floral Park, NY; three grandchildren, Griffin Dunn, and Devin and Alexander Chowske.

            Relatives and friends are invited to attend her funeral service at the Mattapoisett Congregational Church, Friday, September 29th at 10 am. Visiting hours Thursday, September 28th from 4-7 pm at the Saunders-Dwyer Mattapoisett Home For Funerals, 50 County Road, Mattapoisett. Interment Pine Island Cemetery.

            In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to the National Audubon Society, National Audubon Society, 225 Varick St. New York, NY 10014, or the Mattapoisett Congregational Church, 27 Church Street, Mattapoisett.

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  1. Tina Binette says:

    Gail, you will be missed dearly by your friends and myself here on the Point. I will always remember you for your sweet smile and kind, gentle soul. Rest in peace now my friend.

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