Elizabeth Bailey
B: 1930-12-18
D: 2019-12-04
View Details
Bailey, Elizabeth
Terral Becker
B: 1939-05-31
D: 2019-12-04
View Details
Becker, Terral
Pearl Frechette
B: 1954-07-09
D: 2019-12-03
View Details
Frechette, Pearl
Kenneth Hudson
B: 1939-02-08
D: 2019-11-29
View Details
Hudson, Kenneth
Marybeth Bourgeois-Gravell
B: 1966-09-01
D: 2019-11-27
View Details
Bourgeois-Gravell, Marybeth
Sylvia Brennick
B: 1926-11-27
D: 2019-11-25
View Details
Brennick, Sylvia
Pearl Bouley
B: 1954-01-07
D: 2019-11-24
View Details
Bouley, Pearl
Jane Fodero
B: 1935-06-01
D: 2019-11-23
View Details
Fodero, Jane
Ronald Matranga
B: 1952-07-01
D: 2019-11-23
View Details
Matranga, Ronald
Dalia Ivaska
B: 1934-08-20
D: 2019-11-20
View Details
Ivaska, Dalia
Paul Tyree
B: 1942-08-04
D: 2019-11-18
View Details
Tyree, Paul
Lazel Nash
B: 1929-08-31
D: 2019-11-16
View Details
Nash, Lazel
Joan McCabe
B: 1936-03-15
D: 2019-11-12
View Details
McCabe, Joan
Leslie Stern
B: 1952-02-04
D: 2019-11-11
View Details
Stern, Leslie
John Ladas
B: 1945-09-27
D: 2019-11-05
View Details
Ladas, John
Baby Jerome
B: 2019-11-05
D: 2019-11-05
View Details
Jerome, Baby
Barbara Shelton
B: 1924-03-03
D: 2019-10-29
View Details
Shelton, Barbara
Baby Fonseca Simard
B: 2019-10-29
D: 2019-10-29
View Details
Fonseca Simard, Baby
Michael McGuiness
B: 1981-08-30
D: 2019-10-28
View Details
McGuiness, Michael
John Kerrigan
B: 1942-09-20
D: 2019-10-27
View Details
Kerrigan, John
Mary Jane Carlson
B: 1919-08-30
D: 2019-10-25
View Details
Carlson, Mary Jane


Use the form above to find your loved one. You can search using the name of your loved one, or any family name for current or past services entrusted to our firm.

Click here to view all obituaries
Search Obituaries
1 Lock Street
Nashua, NH 03064
Phone: (603) 883-3401
Fax: (603) 881-3124
Mary Doolittle

Mary Doolittle

Friday, September 5th, 1930 Monday, March 18th, 2019

Sign in to the Family Interactive Login

The Family Interactive feature enhances An Amazing Life. Authorized family members can securely access their loved one's memorial website settings at any time.

Share Book of Memories with a Friend

Please enter the name and email details so that we can send your friend a link to the online tribute. No names or addresses will be collected by using this service.

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

To share your memory on the wall of Mary Doolittle, sign in using one of the following options:

Sign in with Facebook


Or sign in with your email address

Your condolence has been posted successfully

Provide comfort for the family of Mary Doolittle with a meaningful gesture of sympathy.

No Thanks

Contact Funeral Home

Please enter your question / comment below:

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.


Obituary for Mary Doolittle (Skikos)

Mary Skikos Doolittle, 88, of Nashua, NH, passed away on Monday, March 18 at Southern NH Medical Center after a period of declining health. She was a beloved wife, mother, Oma, and sister; her spunk and giving spirit will be greatly missed.

Born in Ogden, Utah on September 5, 1930 to the late James and Florence (Caldwell) Skikos, Mary was the eldest of eight siblings (Andrew, Barbara, George, Demetri, Ann, Peter and Philip). She was educated at St. Mary of the Wasatch High School and soon after went to work at Hill Air Force Base, where she was the only female crew chief on the refurbishment assembly line for the B-26 airplane. She also pitched for their intramural softball team. At Hill, Mary met Chester (Wally) Doolittle; the two fell in love and were married in January of 1953. Mary and Wally’s life together took them to many amazing places: Key West, FL; Alameda, California; Oak Harbor, WA; Luquillo, Puerto Rico; VA Beach, Virginia; among others. Along the way they raised five children. They settled in Nashua in 1966, when Wally came to work at Sanders Associates. Mary also worked for a time as a realtor and realtor-broker in the Nashua area.

Mary’s loving focus was her home and family; she ran the household, cooked meals, sewed clothes and costumes, tended the flower garden and instilled in her children a love of reading. She never missed a birthday or holiday; her sweetly written birthday and Christmas cards are cherished.

Mary was a woman of faith, and loved the Blessed Mother and her Son. She prayed the Rosary regularly, and was an active volunteer in the religious communities where she lived; especially Our Lady of the Cedars where she enjoyed singing during liturgies, and assisted with yard sales and the Mahrajan. She served on the parish council and as the Christian Education Coordinator for Immaculate Conception Church; and on the school board for Nashua Catholic Regional Schools. She taught religious education to countless second graders in NH and WA states.

Mary was preceded in death by her husband Wally, brother George, and son-in-law Denis O’Keefe. Mary is survived by her children: Jerry Doolittle (wife Peggy); Terri O’Keefe, James Doolittle (wife Susan); Jeffrey Doolittle (fiancée Stephanie); and Christina Straight (husband Stan); 12 grandchildren: Heather (husband Bill) Reardon, David O’Keefe, Kevin (wife Karolina) Doolittle, Jared Doolittle (wife Dee), Michael O’Keefe (wife Danielle); Matthew Doolittle (fiancée Keri Ann), Caitlyn and Corina Doolittle; Hannah, Ana, Ian and Lucas Straight; and 9 great-grandchildren.

Please join her family at a funeral service to be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 23 at Our Lady of the Cedars Church, 140 Mitchell St., Manchester NH. Visiting hours will not be held. Burial will take place at a later date at the NH State Veterans Cemetery in Boscawen, NH. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made directly to Our Lady of the Cedars Church, 140 Mitchell St., Manchester, NH 03103.

To send flowers to the family of Mary Doolittle (Skikos), please visit our Heartfelt Sympathies Store.
Read Less

Service Details

  • Service

    Saturday, March 23rd, 2019 | 10:00am
    Our Lady of the Cedars Church
    Address Not Available
    Saturday, March 23rd, 2019
  • Interment

    NH State Veteran's Cemetery
    Address Not Available
    Boscawen, NH
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email |

Photos & Videos

Photo Album

Subscribe to Updates

We encourage you to share any memorable photos or stories about Mary. All tributes placed on and purchased through this memorial website will remain on in perpetuity for generations.

Tribute Wall

Private Condolence
Would you like to attach a photo to your condolence?
Zetta Skikos and Family and Zetta Skikos & Family have sent flowers to the family of Mary Doolittle (Skikos).
Hand delivered by a local florist
Zetta Skikos and Family and Zetta Skikos & Family have sent flowers to the family of Mary Doolittle (Skikos).
Hand delivered by a local florist

Kathy Steinmetz

I am sad to lose Mary...she was so kind and loving and I always liked seeing her at church. I picture her now sitting at mother Mary’s table in heaven telling her how wonderful her Son is. She truly loved Jesus and it showed!
Comment | Posted at 06:28am via Condolence

Jeanine Notter

I'm saddened to hear that Mary passed away. She was a very sweet and dear person. We were parishoners together at St. Franics Xavier's and then at Our Lady of the Cedars. May her memory be eternal.
Comment | Posted at 06:37pm via Condolence

Zetta Skikos and Family

With Sympathy
Flower Image

Memorial Flowers Purchased

Zetta Skikos and Family purchased the The FTD Splendor Wreath for the family of Mary Doolittle.
Comment | Posted at 05:52pm via Floral Arrangements

Zetta Skikos & Family

Sending our condolences, thoughts and prayers
Flower Image

Memorial Flowers Purchased

Zetta Skikos & Family purchased the The FTD Special Blessings Bouquet for the family of Mary Doolittle.
Comment | Posted at 05:42pm via Floral Arrangements

Benefits to Ordering Flowers Through Heartfelt Sympathies

Send Beautiful Flower Arrangements

Ordering through us helps ensure your order will be placed through a local flower shop with whom the funeral home has a personal and trusting relationship. Through this service, a card with a picture of your selection will be included so you are able to leave a longer message of support to the family with your thoughtful gesture. Also included is a photo of your arrangement and message which will remain in perpetuity within this memorial website.

The Heartfelt Sympathies Difference:
  • Your flower arrangement will be hand-delivered by a local florist.
  • Choose to send to the service, funeral home, or family's home.
  • Your selected arrangement will be archived in this memorial tribute website in perpetuity.

Why light a candle?

This is why you should light a candle..

Honoring A Life: A Thoughtful Gesture with Global Benefits

Memorial Trees by Honoring A Life

When you choose to have a memorial tree planted for your loved one, you are doing more than simply putting a plant in the ground. You are making a long-term commitment to the environment, and implanting the memories of your loved one in our planet for countless years to come. A memorial tree is a unique tribute that provides global benefits like no other gift could.

What You Receive:
  • A memorial tree planted in the area of greatest need, according to the planting schedule of the American Forests Organization and the Canadian Institute of Forestry.
  • A memorial card to be sent to your home or a person of your choosing which demonstrates the gift you have given.
  • Your name and message listed in this online memorial, and on the website. (See sample memorial)