Saturday, February 24, 2018


Dorothy T. Lane

January 3, 1930 - February 2, 2018

Service Date: February 6, 2018

Monday, February 5 from 4:00PM until 8:00PM

Obituaries » Dorothy T. Lane

Methuen – Dorothy T. (Becotte) Lane, 88, wife of Edward F. Lane, married 65 years, passed away at her home February 2, 2018 surrounded by her loving family.

Born in Methuen, she was the daughter of the late Leo and Amanda (Lamontagne) Becotte. Raised and educated in Methuen, she attended St. Theresa Grammar School and was a graduate of St. Theresa High School, Class of 1948. Dorothy worked at A.B. Sutherland Clothing in Lawrence as an administrator. She was known for her great cooking, especially her turkey dinners. Holidays were very special to Dorothy, enjoying having her family and friends near. She enjoyed travelling with her husband Ed but got her most enjoyment out of spending summers at Seabrook Beach. A devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother, she will be missed by all who knew and loved her.


In addition to her loving husband, she is survived by her children, Kathleen M. Ricciardi of Holden, MA; Brian E. Lane and his wife Patricia of Houston, TX; Kevin L. Lane and his wife Nancy of Methuen; Dr. Leo W. Lane and his wife Holly of Methuen; seven grandchildren, Daniel Ricciardi, Michael Ricciardi, Robert Lane, Dr. William Lane, Thomas Lane, Matthew Lane, Kaleigh Lane; two great grandchildren, Hannah Ricciardi and Eleanor Ricciardi; several loving nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her son in law Dr. Paul A. Ricciardi.


Family and friends are respectfully invited to attend calling hours on Monday, February 5 from 4:00PM until 8:00PM at the Kevin B. Comeau Funeral Home, 486 Main Street, Haverhill. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Theresa’s Church, 22 Plymouth Street, Methuen at 11:00AM on Tuesday, February 6. Burial will follow in Sacred Heart Cemetery, 80 Corbett Street, Andover. Donations may be made in Dorothy’s memory to Our Lady of Good Council Parish, 22 Plymouth Street, Methuen, MA 01844. Please visit Comeau Funeral Home on Facebook or