Doreen Broderick Obituary

Doreen  Louise Broderick
Doreen Louise Broderick

September 18, 1953 - October 28, 2019
Born in New London, CT
Resided in Niantic, Connecticut


Niantic-On Monday October 28, 2019 Doreen L. Broderick of 22 Bush Hill Drive, Niantic lost her very courageous battle with cancer. Born September 18th 1953 to the late Eugene and Doreen Broderick (Owens) she was the second youngest of nine siblings, Survived by sisters Margaret Broderick of East Lyme, Teresa Broderick Mctigue and husband Kevin Mctigue of Old Lyme, Patricia Carr of New London and Brother Eugene Broderick and wife Sally. Predeceased by brothers Walter F. Broderick and Frank Burditt and sister Bonita Dorfman.

Doreen leaves behind her beloved children Kayla Broderick (Tamar Shelton) of Waterford and Sean Broderick (Taylor Gray) of Lisbon and Kyle and Zoe Broderick of Thornton, Colorado. As well as the pride and joy of her life, her granddaughters Olyvia Doreen and Payton Doreen Rodriguez and the following nieces and nephews: Luis “Fred” Velasco who helped care for her, Stephanie Albot (Jeffrey), Patrick Ballestrini (Angela), Gene and David Broderick and many other loving great nieces and nephews.

Doreen was a loving Mother, Sister, Aunt, and Friend. Doreen was a free spirit who lived life with a fire that will never be matched, she had a fight to live that shocked the best of the best. She was a proud pioneer of women in the laborers’ union, as a member of Local 547. Her favorite thing was making others laugh, which she did with ease and a twinkle in those blue Irish eyes. Doreen was a friend of Bill W. She proudly lived a life of sobriety for 30 years. Doreen has not gone; she will always live in the hearts of those who love her!

Calling hours will be held at the Thomas L. Neilan & Sons Funeral Home, 48 Grand St. Niantic, CT. on Thursday 11/7/19 from 5pm to 7pm. A Celebration of Life will be held on Sunday, 11/10/19 from 2pm to 5pm at the Niantic Sportsmen’s Club, 67 Plants Dam Rd, East Lyme, CT.

Online condolences may be shared with Doreen’s family at





Memorial Gathering
Thomas L. Neilan & Sons East Lyme Funeral Home
48 Grand Street
Niantic, CT US 06357
Thursday, November 7, 2019
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Celebration of Life
67 Plants Dam Rd,
East Lyme, CT US 06333
Sunday, November 10, 2019
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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