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McKenna-Ouellette D'Amato - A Life Celebration Home

Personal Service From Our Family to Yours.

For over four generations, the families of Lowell, Dracut, Tyngsboro, and Southern New Hampshire have turned to the McKenna-Ouellette Funeral Home in their times of need.

Family owned and operated since 1902, we have always responded to the needs of the community with attentive, compassionate services before, during, and after the funeral. Keeping pace with the growth of the area, the McKenna and Ouellette families merged their businesses in 1989. We have lived in and served the community continuously since 1902 and plan on being here for many more years to come.

Our professional staff is committed to accommodating the wishes and needs of families of all faiths, and helping to arrange funeral and cremation services that are dignified, personal, and appropriate to your wishes and desires.

We invite you to call, visit or E-mail us for more information about our facilities or services.


Our Obituaries

Francis J. Flynn, Sr.

June 7, 1925 - February 21, 2018

LOWELL - Francis J. Flynn, Sr., age 92, a resident of the Centralville section of Lowell, passed Wednesday, February 21 at D'Youville Senior Care. He was the beloved husband of the late Agnes V. (Harding) Flynn. Born in Lowell on June 7, 1925, he was a son of the late Owen A. and Ellen "Nelly" (McGowan) Flynn. Mr. Flynn received his education at St. Michael School and the United States Navy...
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Bro. Thomas John Cruise, OMI

April 2, 1928 - February 16, 2018

Bro. Thomas John Cruise, OMI, 89, died on February 16, 2018, at Lowell General Hospital after a short illness, surrounded by several of his many nieces and nephews. He was born in Brockton, Massachusetts, the youngest son of the late Peter Cruise from County Roscommon, Ireland, and Margaret (Hopkins) Cruise from County Mayo, Ireland. He was also predeceased by all of his siblings and their...
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Julio A. "Tony" Rivera-Lucena

July 4, 1961 - February 12, 2018

Julio A. "Tony" Rivera-Lucena, 56, passed away on Monday, February 12, 2018, at the Tufts Medical Center from injuries sustained in a pedestrian/motor vehicle accident. He leaves the love of his life, Christine Patterson and her family, Cynthia, John and Stacey Patterson, and their fur babies, Dino, Daisy, Snickers and Emma. Born in Camuy, Puerto Rico, on July 4, 1961, he was a son of the late...
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Kenneth H. Foster, Jr.

March 7, 1951 - February 12, 2018

Kenneth H. Foster, Jr, a resident of the Pawtucketville section of Lowell passed away on Monday, February 12, 2018 with his family at his side. He was 66. Ken was born in Lowell on March 7, 1951, a son of the late Kenneth H. Sr, and Josephine (Lord) Foster. He was educated in Lowell and for a period of time he had worked as an orderly. Ken was a family man, always happiest when he was...
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Maureen B. (Neves) Caires

February 12, 1955 - February 9, 2018

Maureen B. (Neves) Caires, born February 12, 1955, died at her home on February 9, 2018. She was the only child of the late John Neves and his surviving wife Maria (Melim) Neves. Maureen leaves behind her husband of 38 years, Celestino Caires, her son Adam Caires of Brighton, MA and her daughter Risa Caires, along with her long time partner Corey Felt, both of Lowell, MA. She also leaves...
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Normand G. Rondeau

June 16, 1931 - February 9, 2018

DRACUT - Normand G. Rondeau, 86, passed away with his loving family by his side, on Friday, February 9, 2018 at the Lowell General Hospital. He was the beloved husband of Joan S. (Forrest) Rondeau. Normand was predeceased by his first wife, Rita A. (Denommee) Rondeau. Born in Lowell on June 16, 1931, he was a son of the late Charles and Alice (Moreau) Rondeau. Mr. Rondeau served with the United...
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George R. Boisvert

May 24, 1944 - February 8, 2018

LOWELL - George R. Boisvert, 73, a lifelong resident of Lowell, died unexpectedly following a brief illness on Thursday, February 8, 2018 at Lowell General Hospital. He was the beloved husband of Claire R. (Laferriere) Boisvert, to whom he was married for 51 years. He was born in Lowell on May 24, 1944, and was a son of the late Florence (Plourde) Boisvert. George proudly served his...
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Lucia I. (Gonzales) Sawyer

February 16, 1939 - February 3, 2018

LOWELL - Lucia I. (Gonzales) Sawyer, 78, a resident of the Centralville neighborhood, passed away peacefully on February 3, at the Lowell General Hospital. She was the beloved wife of Joseph D. Sawyer with whom she shared 60 years of marriage. Born in Roy, New Mexico, on February 16, 1939, she was the daughter of the late Nick and Pablita (Archuleta) Gonzales. Lucia was a graduate of Clayton...
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Jeannine Cory Corey

August 9, 1975 - February 2, 2018

LOWELL - Jeannine Cory Corey, 42, a resident of Lowell passed away unexpectedly Friday, February 2, 2018 at her home. She was born in Lowell on August 9, 1975, and was the daughter of Stephen J. Corey of Lowell and the late Susan A. Coyle. She was raised in Lowell and attended St. Patrick Grammar School, McAvinnue Grammar School, both in Lowell, Presentation of Mary Academy in Hudson, NH...
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Katherine Y. Durand

June 24, 1989 - February 2, 2018

LOWELL - Katherine Y. "Katie" Durand, 28, a Christian Hill resident, passed away peacefully, with her loving family by her side, on Friday, February 2, following a courageous battle with a rare form of sarcoma. Born in Lowell on June 24, 1989, she was the beloved daughter of Ronald V. and Michelle F. (Frechette) Durand of Lowell. As a youth, Katie was involved with the Girl Scouts at St. Louis...
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Mary M. (St. John) Bergeron

March 15, 1932 - January 29, 2018

Naples, Maine - Mary M. (St. John) Bergeron, a resident of Naples, Maine, formerly of Dracut passed away on Monday, January 29, 2018. She was 85. Born in Lowell on March 15, 1932, Mary was a daughter of the late Elmer and Mary Margaret (Usher) St. John. She was married to the late Adrien "Pete" Bergeron, with whom she shared 39 years of marriage at the time of his death on April 11, 1994. ...
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Concetta J. "Ma" (Panuzzo) Landry

July 30, 1934 - January 29, 2018

DRACUT - Concetta J. "Ma" (Panuzzo) Landry, 83, a Dracut resident, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving family on Monday, January 29, following a brief illness. She was the beloved wife of the late Donald F. "Pa" Landry who passed away in 2003. Born in Portland, ME on July 30, 1934, she was the daughter of the late Ralph Panuzzo and Vencenza "Jane" (Pallozzi) Adams. A lifelong...
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Thomas W. Burgess

August 24, 1926 - January 27, 2018

Thomas William Burgess, born August 24, 1926, passed away peacefully in his sleep on Saturday morning, January 27, 2018. He was the son of Charles Francis and Reinoldy (Rhomberg) Burgess. In 1945, Tom married the love of his life, Theresa Mary Zilonis (predeceased) and had a memorable 49 years of marriage. Together they created the Burgess family, consisting of seven children, 20 grandchildren...
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Daniel R Atencio

February 23, 1960 - January 26, 2018

 Daniel R. Atencio, of Dracut, MA, passed away peacefully at home on January 26, 2018, at the age of 57 years. He was the beloved husband of Doris Marquis with whom he would have celebrated 13 years of marriage this Fall. He is also survived by his only son, Derek R. Johnson of Dracut. Danny was born in Lowell, MA, on February 23, 1960, the son of the late Trinidad J. and Rolande L. (Marcil)...
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Robin Sue Rosa

October 7, 1957 - January 25, 2018

DRACUT - Robin Sue Rosa, 60, a resident of Dracut, passed away Thursday, January 25, 2018 at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston. She was the beloved wife of James J. Jalkewicz, to whom she was married for 25 years. She was born in Woburn on October 7, 1957, and was a daughter of Anthony "Muzzy" Rosa of Woburn and the late Daphne E. (Fletcher) Sawtelle. She received her early eduction in...
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Thomas R. Bailey

May 10, 1962 - January 23, 2018

Thomas R. Bailey, 55, a resident of Lowell, died on Tuesday, January 23, 2018 at the Boston Medical Center. Born in Methuen on May 10, 1962, he was a son of Paul R. and Irene A. (Bechard) Bailey of Dracut. Tom was employed as a chef at various restaurants' in the local area. He had also been employed as a mechanical assembly technician. He was a passionate chef and will always be...
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Arminda (das Neves) Correia

October 21, 1926 - January 23, 2018

Arminda (das Neves) Correia, widow of Manuel V. Correia passed away at Lowell General Hospital on January 23, 2018, surrounded by her children. She was 91. Born in St. George, Azores, Portugal on October 21, 1926, she was a daughter of the late Jose Pedroso dos Santos and Amelia das Neves. Arminda enjoyed knitting, embroidery and crossword puzzles. She loved to cook, especially for her...
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Grace M. (Descheneaux) Hamel

May 12, 1927 - January 16, 2018

LOWELL - Grace M. (Descheneaux) Hamel, RN, 90, a longtime resident of Lowell died Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at D'Youville Senior Care in Lowell. She was the beloved wife of the late Paul A. Hamel, to whom she was married 53 years until his death in 2002. She was born in Lowell on May 12, 1927, and was the last surviving of 12 children to Omer and Laura (Roy) Descheneaux. She received her...
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Patrick J. Dacey

July 14, 1947 - January 13, 2018

MILTON - Patrick J. Dacey, 70, a resident of Milton and former Lowell, Dracut and Pembroke resident died Saturday, January 13, 2018 at his home following a brief, courageous battle with ALS. He was the beloved life partner of Rose M. Doherty. He was born in Lowell on July 14, 1947, and was the eldest son of the late Paul J. and Mary H. (McNamara) Dacey. He was a graduate of Lowell High...
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Ronald A. Jalbert

December 31, 1936 - January 11, 2018

Ronald A. Jalbert, the beloved husband of the late Linda (Brunelle) Jalbert, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, January 11, 2018 at his Centralville residence. He was 81. Born in Boston on December 31, 1936, he was a son of the late Joseph and Florence (McEroy) Jalbert. Prior to his retirement Ron worked as a laborer at several local construction companies. His family meant everything to...
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Irene T. (Rousseau) April

December 1, 1928 - January 8, 2018

rene T. (Rousseau) April, beloved wife of the late Alcide G. April, Passed away on Monday, January 8, 2018 following a period of declining health. She was 89. Born in Lowell on December 1, 1928, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Fabiola (Fissette) Rousseau. Irene was dedicated to her family, she enjoyed looked after her younger siblings and looked forward to spending time with all...
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George H. Rancourt, Sr.

February 22, 1937 - January 5, 2018

Dracut - George Henry Rancourt, Sr., 80, a Dracut resident, passed away on Friday, January 5, 2018 at Peregrine's Landing, Tewksbury, with his loving family in his presence. He was the beloved husband of Claire B. (Aube) Rancourt with whom he shared 59 years of marriage. Born in Lowell on February 22, he was a son of the late Theophile and Aurora (Dufresne) Rancourt. Mr. Rancourt was a...
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Edward M. Olin, Sr.

May 4, 1947 - January 4, 2018

Edward M. Olin, Sr., age 70, a longtime resident of the Centralville section of Lowell, died following a brief illness on Thursday, January 4, 2018 while surrounded by his loved ones at Lowell General Hospital. Ed was the beloved husband of the late Barbara A. (David) Olin who passed away in March of 2011. Born in Lowell on May 4, 1947, he was a son of Mary (Silveira) Olin of Spring Hill, FL and...
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Dorothy (Betty) Pyrcz

April 8, 1918 - January 3, 2018

Dorothy (Betty) Pyrcz, beloved wife of the late Alexander Pyrcz died on Wednesday, January 3, 2018 at the Cornerstone Hospice in Tavares FL following a period of declining health. She was 99. Born in Lowell on April 8, 1918, she was a daughter of the late Henry and Angeline (Couture) Betty. Dorothy was a homemaker who took pleasure in taking care of her family. She was happiest when...
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June B. (Brown) Ducharme

January 26, 1926 - January 1, 2018

DRACUT - June (Brown) Ducharme, 91, of Dracut, passed away on Monday, January 1, 2018, with her loving family by her side. She was the beloved wife of the late Joseph A. Ducharme. Born in Lowell, on January 26, 1926, she was a daughter of the late Ernest and Alice (Landry) Brown. Mrs. Ducharme was a long time resident of Dracut and owner of the former Dracut Center Pharmacy. June was an...
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Craig A. Gates

January 10, 1952 - December 30, 2017

LOWELL - Craig A. Gates, 65, a resident of Lowell died unexpectedly on Saturday, December 30, 2017 at Lowell General Hospital. He was the beloved longtime companion of Brenda P. Maille. He was born in Worcester on January 10, 1952, and was a son of the late Alden H. and Ruth (Brigham) Gates. He was a graduate of Tahanto Regional High School in Boylston and Salem State College. He was...
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Anna L. "Anne" (Chisholm) Blanchard

February 4, 1923 - December 29, 2017

LOWELL - Anna L. "Anne" (Chisholm) Blanchard, 94, a lifelong resident of the Centralville section of Lowell, passed away peacefully on Friday, December 29, 2017, with her loving family by her side. She was the beloved wife of the late Edward J. Blanchard who passed on July 25, 1994. Born in Lowell on February 4, 1923, she was a daughter of the late Donald and Annie L. (Doyle) Chisholm. Prior to...
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Normand Leonce Morrissette

November 27, 1929 - December 22, 2017

LACONIA, NH - Normand Leonce Morrissette, 88, a resident of Laconia, NH, for the last several years, passed away on Friday, December 22, 2017, at the Laconia Center Genesis Eldercare with his loving family by his side. Normand was predeceased by his first wife, Pauline (Gagne) Morrissette in 1958 and by his second wife, Catherine (Cunningham) Morrissette in 2005. Born in Lowell on November 27,...
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Juliette T. (Hebert) Soucy

November 24, 1931 - December 22, 2017

LOWELL - Juliette T (Hebert) Soucy, 86, of the Centralville section of Lowell, passed away peacefully in her sleep on Friday, December 22, 2017, joining her husband Joseph and son Mark in heaven. She was born in Lowell MA November 24, 1931, and was the daughter of the late Leo and Bernadette (Denault) Hebert. Prior to retirement, Julie was employed as a Senior Technician at Sanders in Hudson...
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Patricia A. (Bechard) Roy

June 19, 1944 - December 21, 2017

LOWELL - Patricia A. (Bechard) Roy, 73, a resident of the Pawtucketville section of Lowell, passed away on Thursday, December 21, 2017 with her loving family by her side. She was the beloved wife of Jean-Marc "Gino" Roy with whom she shared 37 years of marriage. Born in Lowell on June 19, 1944, she was a daughter of the late Ernest and Laura (Scott) Bechard. Mrs. Roy had been employed at the...
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Roland J. Beaudry

October 1, 1944 - December 21, 2017

Roland J. Beaudry 73, of Lowell, Massachusetts, died unexpectedly on December 21, surrounded in the peace and comfort of his loved ones. His life was spent enjoying the loves of his life, wife, children, grandchildren and great-grandson. He was a wonderful, kind, loving, funny and genuine down to earth man with a giving heart who would help anyone in need. He will be greatly missed by all who...
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John J. Sousa III

March 30, 1972 - December 20, 2017

John J. Sousa III, beloved husband of Carrie (DiRocco) Sousa with whom he has been married for 19 years, passed away unexpectedly on December 20, 2017. He was born in Lowell on March 30, 1972, a son of Sheila (Pryce) Sousa and John Joseph Sousa II who survive him. John grew up in the Pawtucketville section of Lowell and was an avid baseball, and hockey player in his youth. He was a 1990...
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Florence M. (Landry) Sevigny

August 10, 1920 - December 16, 2017

Florence Marie "Flo" Sevigny, 97, died peacefully at Willow Manor Nursing Home in Lowell on Saturday, December 16, 2017. Born August 10, 1920 in Lowell to Albert and Alexandrine Landry, she attended elementary school in Lowell until the death of her mother at which time she left school to help care for her younger brothers and sisters. On December 2, 1939, she married Raymond Sevigny of...
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Gerald C. "Jerry" Roy

January 10, 1945 - December 15, 2017

LOWELL - Gerald C. "Jerry" Roy, 72, a longtime resident of Lowell died unexpectedly Friday, December 15, 2017 at Lowell General Hospital. He was born in Lowell on January 10, 1945, and was the son of the late Louis J. and Juliette I. (Nadeau) Roy. He received his education in Lowell schools and was a graduate of Lowell Trade School. Jerry worked for many years as a supervisor in the sheet...
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Rae (Fortin) Valdes

July 1, 1953 - December 10, 2017

"Mother is a verb. It's something you do. Not just who you are." Rae (Fortin) Valdes, the devoted mother of Justin Valdes, passed away at her Dracut residence on Sunday, December 10, 2017 surrounded by her beloved family. She was 64. Rae was one of eleven children of the late Raymond and Barbara (Hayes) Fortin, born in Brookline on July 1, 1953. She was employed as a Licensed Practical...
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Leo A. Garneau

May 30, 1917 - December 10, 2017

Leo A. Garneau, a resident of the Belvidere section of Lowell and the beloved husband of the late Ann R. (Grondine) Garneau, passed away on Sunday, December 10, 2017 surrounded by his loving family. Leo planned and excitedly celebrated his 100th birthday on May 30th of this year. Family and friends travelled from all corners of the United States and Canada to celebrate with him. He was born...
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Jean H. (Hansen) Doyle

October 14, 1920 - December 8, 2017

Jean H. (Hansen) Doyle, a resident of Tyngsboro, the beloved wife of the late Robert J. Doyle passed away on Friday, December 8, 2017, surrounded by her family. She was 97. Born in Chicago, IL on October 14, 1920, Jean was the daughter of the late Hugo and Ethel (Pritchard) Hansen. Jean graduated from Marycrest and St. Ambrose College in Davenport, Iowa with a BA in Science. She was a...
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Adrian James Schaller

September 30, 2017 - December 6, 2017

Adrian James Schaller, born on September 30, 2017, precious infant son of Oliver C. Schaller and Yaritsa M. Delarosa entered into the arms of the angels, unexpectedly on Wednesday, December 6, 2017. Relatives and friends are invited to attend Adrian's Funeral Service to be held at the Lowell First Church of the Nazarene on Tuesday at 10:00 AM. Please meet at church. In lieu of flowers...
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William F. Coan, Sr.

October 26, 1933 - December 5, 2017

LOWELL - William F. Coan, Sr., age 84, a resident of the Centralville neighborhood of Lowell, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, December 5th, following a courageous battle with heart issues. He was surrounded by his loving wife, children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. Born in Lowell on October 26, 1933 he was the only son of the late Mary C. (Hovey) Coan and Raymond E. Coan. At a...
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Ruby Duhamel Cook

December 2, 1946 - December 5, 2017

On December 5, 2017 our good friend Ruby, crossed over and left the physical vessel she called home for the last 71 years, after experiencing a wonderfully blessed incarnation. Ruby was diagnosed with COPD, emphysema and Stage IV lung cancer back in September of 2014. Always positive and upbeat, Ruby never let her physical problems defeat her mentally or emotionally. She honestly believed that...
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E. Joyce (Clough) (Benoit) Arcand

January 6, 1931 - December 5, 2017

LOWELL - E. Joyce (Clough) (Benoit) Arcand, 86, a longtime resident of Lowell died Tuesday, December 5, 2017 at Willow Manor in Lowell. She was the beloved wife of the late W. Paul R. Arcand, Jr. . She was born in Keene, NH on January 6, 1931, and was a daughter of the late Harry S. and Irene (Willett) Clough. She received her education in Keene schools and was a graduate of Keene High...
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Henri P. Laferriere

December 7, 1964 - December 2, 2017

LOWELL - Henri P. Laferriere, 52, a resident of the Christian Hill neighborhood in the Centralville section of Lowell, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, December 2, 2017. Born in Portsmouth, VA, on December 7, 1964, he was a son of Donald and Henriette (Duhamel) Laferriere. Henri was a graduate of Lowell High School, Class of 1982 and received a degree from Sylvania Tech in 1983. He worked...
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Charles A. Lagos

November 6, 1927 - December 1, 2017

BEDFORD - Charles A. Lagos, 90, a longtime Dracut resident, died peacefully on Friday, December 1 at the E. N. Rogers Memorial Veteran's Administration Hospital, Bedford, MA. For the past four years he had been battling periods of declining health. He was the beloved husband of the late Nancy A. (Bergeron) Lagos. Born in Salem, MA on November 6, 1927 he was a son of the late Antonios and...
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Grace E. (McCafferty) Sweeney

December 12, 1932 - November 30, 2017


DRACUT - Grace E. (McCafferty) Sweeney, 84, a longtime resident of Dracut, passed away at the Tufts Medical Center in Boston in the comfort of her loving family. She was the beloved wife of the late Harold J. Sweeney for over 35 years. Grace was born in Lowell on December 12, 1932. She was a daughter of the late Matthew P. and Agnes W. (Sullivan) McCafferty.
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Germaine A. (Marcotte) Duffy

July 11, 1924 - November 30, 2017

LOWELL - Germaine A (Marcotte) Duffy, 93, of Lowell, died peacefully Thursday, November 30, with family by her side. She was the wife of the late Henry (Harry) Duffy for 67 years. She was born in Lowell, MA on July 11, 1924 to the late Eugene and Flore (Rondeau) Marcotte. She lived her life in Lowell, attending St Joseph School, and working in the Wannalancit Mills until her early retirement...
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Lauretta (Jacques) (Kay) Covelli

February 16, 1925 - November 27, 2017

TRINITY, FL - Lauretta (Jacques) (Kay) Covelli, 92 of Trinity, Florida passed away on November 27, 2017, with her loving family by her side. She was the cherished wife of Raymond P. Covelli and the late Robert D. Kay. Lauretta was born in Ware, MA on February 16, 1925 and was a long-time resident of Dracut before retiring to Florida in 1984. No matter what Lauretta did, there's no question...
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Linda J. Silva

April 28, 1961 - November 21, 2017

LOWELL - Linda J. Silva, 56, a resident of the Pawtucketville section of Lowell, passed away on Tuesday, November 21, 2017 alongside her loving family. Born in Lowell on April 28, 1961, she was the daughter of Genevieve (Quinn) Silva and late Ralph Silva. In addition to her mother, she leaves two daughters, Tori and Madison Alcorn, both of Lowell; 5 siblings, Michelle, Mike, Scott, Patty, and...
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Joseph "Arthur" Tousignant

May 7, 1922 - November 20, 2017

Joseph "Arthur" Tousignant, a Dracut resident and beloved husband of the late Marie "Rita" (Martel) Tousignant, with whom he was married for 67 years at the time of her death in 2016, passed away on Monday, November 20, 2017. He was 95. Born in Lowell on May 7, 1922, he was a son of the late Alcide and Merilda (Perreault) Tousignant. Arthur was a WWII Veteran, having served in the Navy, as...
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Germaine M. (Matteau) Pepin

April 28, 1921 - November 11, 2017

Lowell - Germaine M. (Matteau) Pepin, 96, a resident of the Pawtucketville section of Lowell, passed away on Saturday, November 11, 2017, at a local healthcare facility with her loving family by her side. She was the beloved wife of the late Eugene E. "Ginger" Pepin. Born in Lowell on April 28, 1921, she was a daughter of the late Napoleon and Delia (Marchand) Matteau. Mrs. Pepin had worked...
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Joseph M. Ferreira

December 10, 1938 - November 9, 2017

PELHAM, NH - Joseph M. Ferreira, 78, a resident of Pelham, NH, passed away on Thursday, November 9, 2017, with his loving family by his side. He was the beloved husband of Maureen B. "Molly" (Conway) Ferreira with whom he shared 57 years of happiness. Born in Lowell on December 10, 1938, he was a son of the late Joaquim and Virginia (Nobrega) Ferreira. Mr. Ferreira grew up in Lowell and was a...
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John Y. Gamache

July 5, 1944 - November 3, 2017

LOWELL - John Yves "Frenchie" Gamache, 73, a longtime resident of Lowell, died unexpected Friday November 3, 2017 at his home. He was the beloved husband of Lucille M. (Belanger) Gamache, to whom he was married for 53 years. He was born in Magog, Quebec, Canada on July 5, 1944 and was a son of the late Jean Claude and Lucia (Devost) Gamache. He received his education in Canada. Prior to...
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Luis D. Hernandez

September 26, 1968 - November 1, 2017

LOWELL - Luis D. Hernandez, 49, a resident of Lowell died unexpectedly Wednesday, November 1, 2017, just 13 days following the death of his father. He was born in the Bronx, New York on September 26,1968, and was a son of the late Luis A. and Judith (Ramos) Hernandez. He received his education in Lowell schools. Luis was a hard worker and a talented mechanical engineer when it came to...
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Daniel Marc Roberts

August 4, 1980 - November 1, 2017

LOWELL - Daniel M. Roberts, 37, a resident of Lowell, died unexpectedly at his home on Wednesday, November 1, 2017. He was the husband of Charity P. (Buckley) Roberts. He was born in Lowell on August 4, 1980, and was the son of Michelle T. (Boisvert) (Roberts) Brassard and the late John J. Roberts. He received his education in Lowell schools. Daniel was a journeyman electrician and held a...
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Elaine I. "Eitty" (Klain) Mayrand

May 31, 1928 - November 1, 2017

Elaine Irene "Eitty" (Klain) Mayrand , age 89, a lifelong resident of Lowell MA , passed away after a long and full life peacefully on Wedneday, November 1, 2017.     Born in Lowell on May 31, 1928, she was the daughter of the late Rose and Myer Klain.  Elaine was married to the late Joseph E. "Jerome" Mayrand.  She was the sister of the late Abram Surkis and a very dear friend of the...
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Patricia Ann "Pat" Lyddy Nichols

May 22, 1937 - October 31, 2017

HUDSON, NH – Patricia Ann "Pat" (Lyddy) Nichols, 80, a resident of Hudson, NH and former resident of Lowell, MA, died unexpectedly Tuesday, October 31, 2017 at Mass General Hospital (MGH). She was the beloved wife of Donald R. Nichols, to whom she was married to for 59 years. She was born in Lowell on May 22, 1937, and was a daughter of the late Austin and Annette (Beauregard) Lyddy. She...
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Rita J. (Aubin) Sawyer

January 3, 1923 - October 30, 2017

DRACUT - Rita J. (Aubin) Sawyer, 94, a longtime resident of Dracut died Monday, October 30, 2017 at the Palm Center in Chelmsford. She was the beloved wife of the late Victor G. Sawyer. She was born in Lowell on January 3, 1923, and was the daughter of the late Ernest and Emma (Roy) Aubin. She received her education in Lowell schools and was a graduate of Lowell High School. Prior to...
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Irene B. (Hall) Dufault

April 21, 1918 - October 29, 2017

Irene B. (Hall) Dufault, beloved wife of the late James E. Dufault, formerly of Lowell, passed away at her Dracut residence on Sunday, October 29, 2017. She was 99 years old. Born in Saco, Maine on April 21, 1918, Irene was oldest and last of eleven children born to Simeon and Bernadette (Boisvert) Hall. She was educated in the Lowell schools, and for many years worked as an assembler for...
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Donna M. (Garside) Plourde

September 20, 1953 - October 28, 2017

Donna Marie (Garside) Plourde, age 64, entered eternal rest unexpectedly at home on October 28, 2017. She was the beloved wife of Robert Plourde whom she shared 47 years of marriage. Born in Lowell on September 20, 1953, she was the daughter of the late Ralph Garside and the late Evelyn (Hand) Easley. She was a lifelong resident of Lowell. Donna was educated in the Lowell Public Schools. ...
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John F. Craig

March 7, 1940 - October 22, 2017

LOWELL - John F. Craig, 77, a lifelong resident of Lowell, died Sunday, October 22, 2017 at Northwood Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center in Lowell. He was born in Lowell on March 7, 1940, and was a son of the late John F. and Frances A. (LaRock) Craig. He received his education in Lowell schools and was a graduate of Lowell High School and he earned his bachelor's degree from Lowell...
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Shayla M. Witts

April 2, 1986 - October 20, 2017

Shayla M. Witts, a resident of Lawrence, died suddenly on Friday, October 20, 2017, at the Lawrence General Hospital. She was 31. Shayla was born in Nashua, New Hampshire on April 2, 1986, a daughter of David Witts of Florida and Cynthia (Tripodi) Witts of Lowell who survive her. Shayla was raised in Tyngsboro, prior to moving to Lawrence two years ago. In her spare time Shayla enjoyed...
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James R. Sheehan

June 28, 1930 - October 20, 2017

James R. Sheehan, 87, a life-long resident of Dracut, passed away peacefully on Friday, October 20, 2017 at a local healthcare facility. He was the beloved husband of the late Janet A. (Perry) to whom he was married for 49 years. Born in Dracut on June 28,1930 he was the youngest child of the late Leo and Mary (Kirk) Sheehan. Mr. Sheehan was predeceased by his seven siblings, John, Leo, Marie,...
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Luis A. Hernandez

January 13, 1933 - October 19, 2017

LOWELL - Luis A. Hernandez, 84, a longtime resident of Lowell died Thursday, October 19, 2017 at the E.N. Rogers Memorial Veterans Hospital in Bedford. He was the beloved husband of the late Judith (Ramos) Hernandez. He was born in Arroyo, Puerto Rico on January 13, 1933, and was the son of the late Carlos and Cruz (Loriano) Hernandez. He received his education in Puerto Rico. Luis...
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Scott J. Woodman

July 22, 1973 - October 16, 2017

Scott James Woodman, age 44, passed away on October 16, 2017. Born on July 22, 1973, he was a son of the late Mary - Ann (Simpson) (Woodman) Conlon, and Raymond Woodman of Dracut along with his stepmother Germaine (Freitas) Woodman who survives him. Scott was an avid outdoorsman, he loved skiing, hiking, camping, and golfing. Surviving him besides his father and stepmother are his...
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Georgette O. (Villandry) Gagne

March 2, 1936 - October 16, 2017

Georgette O. (Villandry) Gagne, beloved wife of the late Leon R. Gagne, passed away on Monday, October 16, 2017, at Northwood Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center, Lowell, MA following a courageous fight against Alzheimer's Disease. She was 81. Born in Lowell on March 2, 1936, she was a daughter of the late William G. and Simonne (Turcotte) Villandry. Georgette was a stay at home mom raising...
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Donald R. Rondeau

November 20, 1938 - October 16, 2017

PLAISTOW, NH - Donald R. Rondeau, 78, a resident of Plaistow, NH, passed away on Monday, October 16, 2017 at the E.N. Roger's Memorial Veteran's Hospital in Bedford, MA. Born in Lowell on Nov. 20, 1938, he was a son of the late Charles and Alice (Moreau) Rondeau. Prior to his retirement, Mr. Rondeau had been employed as a heavy equipment operator for the Kidder Building and Wrecking Company of...
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Philip E. Colburn, Jr.

May 11, 1920 - October 12, 2017

HAMPTON, NH - Philip E. Colburn, Jr., 97, a resident of Hampton, NH and former longtime resident of Lowell died Thursday, October 12, 2017 at the Pines of Newmarket in Newmarket, NH. He was the beloved husband of the late Grace E. (Bovill) Colburn, who died in 1988 and the late Alice (LeClair) Colburn, who died in 2014. He was born in Lowell on May 11, 1920, and was the son of the late...
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Frances M. "Fran" (Coffin) (Tabor) Silva

July 22, 1927 - October 11, 2017

METHUEN - Frances M. "Fran" (Coffin) Tabor Silva - Born on July 22, 1927 Fran celebrated her 90th birthday this past summer at the beautiful Halcyon House Retirement Home in Methuen MA where she lived for the last 8 years. Fran was transferred to the Merrimack Valley Hospice House on Tuesday October 10th and passed away peacefully on Wednesday morning October 11th. Daughter of Beatrice Coffin ...
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Joanne M. "IO" Ouellette

October 6, 1957 - October 11, 2017

DRACUT - Joanne M. "IO" Ouellette, 60, a longtime resident of Dracut died Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at her home following a brief illness. She was born in Lowell on October 6, 1957, and was a daughter of the late Donald H. Ouellette, Sr. and the late Claire M. (Cutress) Ouellette. She was a graduate of Pelham High School. IO earned her associate degree in business from Hesser College...
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James Brooks MacGee, OMI

December 12, 1930 - October 10, 2017

Rev. James Brooks MacGee, OMI, age 86, died on October 10, 2017, at the Immaculate Heart of Mary Residence in Tewksbury, Massachusetts. Born in Newton, Massachusetts, he was a son of the late Albert Carleton MacGee and Alice (Oddie) MacGee. Fr. MacGee was predeceased by a foster son, Anthony Wayne ("Tony") Martin. Fr. MacGee was educated at Boston College High School. He began his Oblate life at...
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Edward P. Pepin

August 29, 1940 - October 6, 2017

LOWELL- Edward P. Pepin, 77, a longtime resident of Lowell, died Friday, October 6, 2017 at the home of his daughter Tammy following a long illness. He was the beloved husband of the late Donna R. (Evicci) Pepin, who died in 2013 and the late Doris J. (Sigman), who died in 1983. He was born in Lowell on August 29, 1940, and was a son of Germaine (Matteau) Pepin of Lowell and the late Eugene ...
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Nancyjean (Ward) Callery

May 16, 1941 - October 3, 2017

DRACUT - Nancyjean (Ward) Callery, 76, a resident of Dracut, passed away on Tuesday October 3, 2017 at a local healthcare facility with her loving family by her side. She was the beloved wife of the late Edward R. Callery. Born in Lowell on May 16, 1941, she was a daughter of the late John and Catherine (Boyle) Ward. Nancy was a graduate of Notre Dame Academy in Tyngsboro and worked for...
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George Young

January 27, 1950 - September 30, 2017

George Young Jr., age 67, beloved husband of Rosemary (Nelson) Young, passed away peacefully on September 30, 2017 Born in Westford on January 27, 1950, a son of Betty (Edgar) Young, who survives him, and the late George Young, Sr., who passed away in 2014. George was raised in Westford and was a 1968 graduate of Westford Academy. Prior to his retirement in 2015 he worked as a buyer...
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Loyce E. (Thomas) Gagnon

June 11, 1933 - September 28, 2017

Loyce Elizabeth (Thomas) Gagnon (born June 11, 1933) passed away peacefully on September 28th from the complications of her 25-year-battle with multiple myeloma. She died at home surrounded by her loving family. Loyce was born and raised in Dracut, MA where she spent her entire life. She was the beloved wife and eternal sweetheart of Harvey J. Gagnon. They were married in 1953 and, through good...
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Andre R. "Andy" Thibault

September 17, 1949 - September 23, 2017

PEPPERELL, MA - Andre R. "Andy" Thibault, 68, a resident of Pepperell died Saturday, September 23, 2017 after a long courageous battle with cancer. He was born in Lowell on September 17, 1949, and was a son of Pauline L. (Comtois) Thibault of Pepperell and the late Roger J. Thibault. He received his education in Lowell schools. Andy proudly served his country in the United States Army...
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Antonio Batista De Souza

July 25, 1971 - September 19, 2017

NASHUA, NH - Antonio Batista De Souza, 46, died unexpectedly Tuesday, September 19, 2017 from injuries sustained from an accident while working at a home in New Boston, NH. He was born in Sao Bernardo Do Campo, SP, Brazil on July 25, 1971, and was a son of Elifas Francisco De Souza and the late Terezinha Batista Dos Santos. Antonio was employed as a painter by USA Painting LLC. He was...
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Doris A. (Charbonneau) Roeschlaub

May 13, 1934 - September 17, 2017

Doris A. (Charbonneau) Roeschlaub, the beloved wife of the late George A. Roeschlaub, passed away at the Lowell General Hospital on Sunday, September 17, 2017. She was 83. She was born in Lowell on May 13, 1934, a daughter of the late Adelard and Flora (Cote) Charbonneau. Doris was a stay at home mom raising her eleven children. She loved to play bingo and visit yard sales. For Doris it...
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Allen E. "Butch" Gault, Jr.

December 10, 1968 - September 13, 2017

Allen E. "Butch" Gault, Jr., a Derry resident, beloved husband of Danielle A. (Roberge) Gault and devoted father of Allen E. Gault III, died suddenly on Wednesday, September 13, 2017. He was 48 years old. Butch was born in Salem, MA, on December 10, 1968, the son of Allen E. Sr., and Carolyn (Pierce) Gault of Derry, who survive him. Butch grew up in Burlington, MA where he played several...
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Geraldine E. "Gerry" (Brennan) Griffin

September 11, 2017

Geraldine E. "Gerry" (Brennan) Griffin, a Dracut resident and beloved wife of the late John J. Griffin, passed away peacefully at the Lowell General Hospital - Saints Campus on Monday, September 11, 2017. She was 89. Born in Brooklyn, New York, in 1928, Gerry was one of five children born to Walter and Margaret (Walsh) Brennan. She was educated in Brooklyn, NY and moved to Massachusetts...
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Annette J. (Bergeron) Shaughnessy

May 7, 1939 - September 10, 2017

HUDSON, NH - Annette J. (Bergeron) Shaughnessy, 78, most recently of Hudson, NH but a long time resident of the Centralville section of Lowell, passed away peacefully on Sunday, Sept. 10, at Courville of Nashua with her loving family by her side. She was the beloved wife of the late Arthur A. Shaughnessy. Born in Lowell on May 7, 1939, she was a daughter of the late Henri and Bernadette (Touzin)...
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Martin J. "Mickey" Finn

September 21, 1928 - September 5, 2017

Lowell-  Martin J. "Mickey" Finn, Jr., 88, a resident of the Christian Hill neighborhood in the city of Lowell, died Tuesday, September 5th, 2017 at Lowell General Hospital surrounded by his loving family and close friends.  He was the husband of the late Ann (Brennan) Finn whom he was married to for 53 years. Born in Lowell on September 21, 1928, he was the son of the late Martin and Margaret...
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Rita M. (Bergeron) Matte

October 30, 1923 - September 5, 2017

DRACUT - Rita M. (Bergeron) Matte, a longtime resident of Dracut, passed away Tuesday, September 5, 2017 at D'Youville Senior Care in Lowell. She was the beloved wife of the late Charles R. Matte, who passed away in 2000. She was born in Swanzey, NH on October 30, 1923, and was the daughter of the late Fardina "Fred" and Amelia (Cote) Bergeron. She received her education in Lowell school...
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Julia D. (Cunha) Jean

May 29, 1937 - August 30, 2017

Julia D. (Cunha) Jean, a longtime resident of Dracut, passed away on Wednesday, August 30, 2017, at Palm Center Nursing Home after a period of declining health. She was 80. Born in Lowell on May 29, 1937, she was a daughter of the late Anthony Cunha and the late Lydia (Pires) Zemetres. She was a loving mother and grandmother. She was educated in Lowell and worked for many years as a...
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Richard F. "Dick" Roth

April 20, 1925 - August 29, 2017

DRACUT - Richard F. "Dick" Roth, 92, a lifelong resident of Dracut died Tuesday, August 29, 2017 at Lowell General Hospital. He was the beloved husband of Eleanor C. (McGlinchey) Roth, with whom he would have celebrated 70 years of marriage in November. He was born in Dracut on April 20, 1925, and was a son of the late Gus and Helen (Fox) Roth. Dick proudly served his country in the...
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Francis J. "Frank" Minton

June 10, 1935 - August 25, 2017

LOWELL - Francis J. "Frank" Minton, 82, a lifelong resident of Lowell died Friday, August 25, 2017 at the Palm Center in Chelmsford. He was the beloved husband of Rita F. (Gauthier) Minton, to whom he was married for 61 years. He was born in Lowell on June 10, 1935, and was the son of the late Francis and Evelyn (Monett) Minton. He attended St. Michael Grammar School and Lowell High School...
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Raymond E. Chandonnet

April 3, 1933 - August 20, 2017

LOWELL - Raymond E. Chandonnet, 84, a resident of the Centralville section of Lowell, passed away unexpectedly at his home on Sunday, August 20, 2017. He was the loving husband of Pauline L. (Duquette) Chandonnet, with whom he would have celebrated their 56th wedding anniversary on October 12. Born in Lowell on April 3, 1933, he was a son of the late Edward J. and Albina (Beaudoin) Chandonnet. ...
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Therese A. (Rivet) Canelas

February 26, 1936 - August 16, 2017

NASHUA, NH - Therese A. (Rivet) (Matte) Canelas, 81, a resident of Dracut and former resident of Manchester, NH, Spring Hill, FL passed away peacefully Wednesday, August 16, 2017 at Greenbriar Terrace in Nashua, NH. She was born in Lowell on February 26, 1936, a daughter of the late Paul and Yvonne (St. Onge) Rivet. She attended Lowell schools and was a graduate of St. Joseph High School. ...
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John C. Urban

June 27, 1951 - August 15, 2017

DRACUT - John C. Urban, 66, died at his Dracut home on Tuesday, August 15, 2017 surrounded by his loving family. Born in Lowell on June 27, 1951, he was a son of the late John J. and Anna (Picanso) Urban. John was currently employed by UPS and Safecor Health. He also worked part time at the Lowell Memorial Auditorium for the Golden Gloves and at various events at the Tsongas Center. He enjoyed...
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Isabelle Araujo Rocha Alves Da Silva

February 1, 2001 - August 13, 2017

Isabelle Araujo Rocha Alves Da Silva, a Lowell resident, died unexpectedly on Sunday, August 13, 2017, from injuries sustained in a boating accident at the Merrimack River. She was 16. She was born on February 1, 2001, a daughter of Jeovani Alves Da Silva and Claudia Arajo Rocha Santos and stepdaughter of Joao Batisita all of whom survive her. Isabelle moved to Lowell two years ago from Ro,...
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Madeline R. (Farrell) Reynolds

February 27, 1930 - August 12, 2017

LOWELL - Madeline Rita (Farrell) Reynolds, 87 years old, a lifelong resident of Lowell died Saturday, August 12, 2017 at Lowell General Hospital. She was the wife of the late Henry B. Reynolds, who died in 2009. She was born in Lowell on February 27, 1930, and was the daughter of the late John and Josephine (Duffy) Farrell. She received her early education at St. Michael's School in Lowell...
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Raymond R. Stirk

February 27, 1953 - August 4, 2017

Raymond R. Stirk, a lifelong Lowell resident and beloved husband of Diane Dufresne, died unexpectedly on Friday, August 4, 2017. He was 64. Ray was born in Lowell on February 27, 1953, a son of the late William and Theresa (Mallette) Stirk. He was educated in Lowell and prior to his retirement had worked for many years at the Tewksbury Hospital. Ray enjoyed fishing, visiting the casinos in...
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Marie E. "Leona" (Matte) Conroy

January 19, 1922 - August 2, 2017

Mrs. Marie E 'Leona' (Matte) Conroy, 95, Passed away peacefully after a brief illness on August 2nd at D'Youville Life and Wellness Center, Lowell, MA. Mrs. Conroy was born in Lowell, MA on January 19th 1922 and was the daughter of the late CW5 Henry Leo Matte, USN and Marie Aurora ( Brewster ) Matte. Mrs. Conroy was raised in Boston, MA and divided her time between Dracut, MA and Boston, MA...
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Dawn M. Desmarais

April 11, 1969 - August 2, 2017

Dawn M. Desmarais, beloved mother of Jaden Desmarais, passed away on Wednesday, August 2, 2017, at the Eastern Maine Medical Center in Bangor, Maine following an extended illness. She was 48. Dawn was born in Middletown, Connecticut, on April 11, 1969, a daughter of the late Alice (Woods) Desmarais and Richard Desmarais of Searsport, Maine, who survives her. She was educated in the...
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Roger E. Lafond

January 19, 1936 - July 28, 2017

Roger E. Lafond, a Dracut resident and the beloved husband of Josette S. (Beaulieu) Lafond, died unexpectedly on Friday, July 28, 2017, at the Lowell General Hospital - Saints Campus surrounded by his beloved family. He was 81. Born in Lowell on January 19, 1936, he was a son of the late Eugene and Yvonne (Rondeau) Lafond. Roger grew up in Lowell and moved to Dracut as a teenager, to the...
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Pauline A. (Bevins) Bisson

July 10, 1931 - July 25, 2017

LOWELL - Pauline A. (Bevins) Bisson, 86, passed away unexpectedly at her home on July 25, 2017 from a broken heart following the loss of her loving husband of 65 years Joseph R. Bisson only four weeks earlier. Their love and devotion for each other was so strong, they simply needed to be together for eternity. Pauline was born in Lowell on July 10, 1931 to Warren and Cecilia (Goyette) Bevins...
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Robert "Bob" James Odlum

September 3, 1941 - July 24, 2017

Robert "Bob" James Odlum, Esq.,75, passed away Monday morning, July 24, 2017 surrounded by his loved ones. Bob was born in Leila Hospital in Battlecreek, Michigan on September 3, 1941. He moved to Stoneham, MA in 1948 with his family. Beloved son of the late Joseph W. and Margaret (Cooney) Odlum, he leaves behind a devoted daughter Christina Proulx and her companion Matthew of Methuen, loving...
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Lorraine A. (Moisan) Simoneau

March 13, 1939 - July 23, 2017

LOWELL - Lorraine A. (Moisan) Simoneau, age 78, passed away at her home Sunday, July 23, 2017. She was the beloved wife of J. Norbert Simoneau, who passed in 1983. Born in Lowell on March 13, 1939, she was a daughter of the late Henry J. and Cecile M. (Bourgeois) Moisan. Lorraine attended St. Joseph's High School in Lowell and was a switchboard operator at New England Telephone Company...
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Elaine C. (Chandonnet) Johnson

September 8, 1957 - July 18, 2017

Elaine C. (Chandonnet) Johnson, 59, a resident of the Centralville section of Lowell, died Tuesday, July 18, 2017 at the Lowell General Hospital with her loving family by her side. She was the wife of the late Richard W. Johnson with whom she shared 41 years of marriage. Born in Lowell on September 8, 1957, she was a daughter of the late Henry J. and Patricia A. (Surprenant) Chandonnet. Prior...
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Joseph Paul Edward Michaud

September 10, 1923 - July 16, 2017

LOWELL - Joe Paul Michaud, 93, completed his earthly journey on Sunday, July 16th. He was born in Lowell on Sep 10,1923 to Joseph and Diana (Roux) Michaud. After graduating from Keith Academy he served in the US Army during WWII. He joined the 45th Division in North Africa, and was soon a staff sergeant combat infantryman in Europe where he sustained serious injuries during battles at Anzio...
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Guy A. Ciccone

September 27, 1958 - July 12, 2017

Guy Anthony Ciccone fought a valiant 10 year battle with cancer. He won that battle on July 12, 2017. He won because in Heaven there is no cancer, no pain, no suffering. Guy chose to live. The way he lived and fought made people forget he had it. Guy was surrounded by his adored family. He was 58. Born in Norwich, Connecticut on September 27, 1958, he was a son of the late Albert and Doretta ...
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Richard D. Reault

November 26, 1934 - July 8, 2017

Richard David Reault, a Lowell resident, passed away on July 8, 2017. He leaves his wife of 62 years Beatrice L. (Landry) Reault; three children, Susan M. Mercier and her husband Paul, Richard "Rick" Reault and his wife Susan (Calnan) and David J. Reault and his wife Cheryl (Sahagian); eight grandchildren, PJ Mercier and his wife Jill (Johnson), Sheila Mercier, Ronnie Mercier and his wife...
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