Dolores M. "Dee" (Ferzoco) Bourke
  • In lieu of flowers, donations in Dee's memory may be sent to
  • Dana Farber Cancer Institute, c/o Dr. Beroukhim
    10 Brookline Place W., 6th Floor
    Brookline, MA 02445

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Dolores M. "Dee" (Ferzoco) Bourke Obituary



After many years I just reconnected with Erick and learned of Dolores' passing. Of the many, many things I wish I could say, the most important is thank you. Thank you for years of great childhood memories on the farm in Berkley, especially the muffins, which I now make with my children while thinking of you and all the mornings I was lucky to share with your family.

God bless.


Posted by: Phil Petit - Berkley, MA - Friend   Sep 04, 2013

To the entire Ferzoco Family,

It is with great sadness that I send this message. I remember Dolores as being bright and spirited. We used to take the bus together every day. I am sorry toall of you for your loss.


Posted by: Barbara A. Shaw (Thibodeau) - Raynham (Formally of Roslindale), MA - Friend   Jun 23, 2013

Dolores, you will forever be in my heart and fondest memories. I have searched my soul for forgiveness for any wrongdoings I may have shown. I will NEVER forget your laugh, your smile, your LOVING family at 166 Metropolitan Ave. You taught me so much, and I, like a fool, didn't learn.
Ihave now.

May God keep you in his grace and loving care. My prayers and best wishes go to you and your family. You will always be loved and we thank you for your life lessons you bestowed on us all.
I love you now and forever


Posted by: scott a perry - norwood, MA - friend   May 26, 2013

Dearest Ferzoco and Bourke Families,

Doloreswas one of my most cherished childhood friends with whom I shared many memorable events teenage girls stumble through together. I tried many times to write a letter of condolence to you but couldn't find the right words or stop crying and babbling on long enough to finish. It is with a heavy heart that I send my long overdue expression of sympathy. I am so very sorry for your loss, but hope after your well

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Posted by: Carol Mandra (Habeeb) - Childhood friend   May 23, 2013

From my earliest memories, I remember Dolores as the one who could light up the room. Her smile, her laughter, her warmth, friendliness and love made everyone who had the pleasure of being with her feel that there was something very special in them. She always had time for a welcoming word and a big hug. My deepest sympathy's, thoughts and prayers are with the whole family. You now have a beautiful angel watching over you.


Posted by: Lorraine Le Bel - Quincy, MA - Cousin   Mar 12, 2013

My sincere condolences to the Ferzoco family for your loss. I was saddened to hear of Dolores' illness and passing.


Posted by: Ellen (Schwartz) Cormier - Suwanee, GA - formerly of Roslindale   Mar 01, 2013

To Ellie and her great big family: Coincidentally, I saw Dee's picture(s) at the Farley Funeral home the other day while making arrangements for my mother's wake and funeral. Though I was unaware of who she was, I felt sad to see that such a lovely young woman had passed. Later, when I stoped by the funeral home to deliver something, I could barely get in the door. What a beautiful tribute to see so many people paying their respects.

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Posted by: Denise Heroux McShane - Stoughton, MA - School pal of Dee's sister Ellie   Feb 20, 2013

To auntie Ellenor and all her siblings my deepest sympathy goes out to all of you,I can't imagine the the pain you are all feeling for your loss. You are all in my thoughts and prayers. Dolores rest in peace.


Posted by: Lisa Troiani - Boston, MA - cousin   Feb 20, 2013

My prayers go out to the entire family. I send all my love, Dee was the

greatest of sister in laws. I will miss her very much.


Posted by: Joan Kathleen Ferzoco - Stoughton MA, MA - Former wife of Ed Ferzoco    Feb 20, 2013

This morning at St. James Church we celebrated Delores' life, a life well lived. Delores will always be smiling in our memories for that is how she lived her life, excited, optimistic, energetic, and always looking for and expecting the best.

Her devotion to her boys, her grandson, her Mom, her husband, her brothers and sisters and family was remarkable. Where did she find the enthusiasm to care for her friends and colleagues and students as well? What a blessing she was in all of our lives, what an inspiration.

Rest well, dear Delores, we will forever speak of you fondly.


Posted by: Fran Murphy - Roslindale, MA - Friend   Feb 19, 2013