Dorothy R. (Law) Semler, 77, a longtime resident of Stoughton, died peacefully at home on Monday, March 9, 2020. She was the wife of the late James A. Semler. Daughter of the late David A. and Dorothy (McLaughlin) Law, she was born in Boston and raised in Roxbury. She was a resident of Stoughton for the past 26 years. Dorothy was a homemaker. She was an avid Red Sox fan who enjoyed crocheting blankets for newborns.
Dorothy is survived by her sons, James A. Semler of Plainville, David A. Semler and his wife Nicole of Phoenix, AZ, John J. "Jack" Semler and his wife Christine of Walpole, Paul S. Semler and his wife Stacey of Stoughton and Dennis M. Semler of Stoughton. She was the grandmother of Lisa Kussmaul and her husband Andrew, Jamie Bou and her husband Patrick, James Semler and his wife Kimberly and Shawn, Alexandria, Christopher, Michael, Colleen, Nicholas, Ryan, Brett and Amanda Semler and great-grandmother of Jayda, Aiden, Jesse, Mia and Sierra. She was the sister of the late William Bissett and Robert Law and is also survived by many nieces and nephews.
Funeral Prayers will be offered from the Farley Funeral Home, 358 Park St., (Rte. 27) Stoughton on Monday, March 16 at 11 AM. Visiting Hours prior from 9-11 AM. Interment will follow at Evergreen Cemetery, Stoughton. Donations in Dorothy's memory may be made to the Cam Neely Foundation, 30 Winter Street, 2nd Floor, Boston, MA 02108.