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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

Evelyn T. (Sousa) Luppold

March 11, 1932 - February 25, 2017

DRACUT- Evelyn T. (Sousa) Luppold, 84, a longtime resident of Dracut died Saturday, February 25, 2017 at Merrimack Valley Hospice House in Haverhill surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of the late Bernard H. Luppold who died in 2005. She was born in Lowell on March 11, 1932, and was a daughter of the late John I and Dorothy (Earle) Sousa. She received her education in...
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Paul O. Paquette

May 10, 1922 - February 22, 2017

N. CHELMSFORD - Paul O. Paquette, 94, a lifelong resident of the Centralville section of Lowell died Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at Brookdale Senior Living in North Chelmsford. He was the husband of the late Jeannette L. (Descoteaux) Paquette, who died in 1995. He was born in Lowell on May 5, 1922, and was a son of the late Ulric D. and Alphonsine (Pitt) Paquette. He received his education...
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Mary Ellen "Mev" (Mann) Verville

February 29, 1948 - February 20, 2017

Cape Coral, FL - Mary Ellen "Mev" (Mann) Verville, 68, a resident of Cape Coral, FL and former longtime Lowell resident died Monday February 20, 2017 at Hope Hospice in Fort Myers, FL. She was the wife of the late Donald A. Verville, Sr. who died in 1987. She was born in Dorchester on February 29, 1948, and was a daughter of the late Harold I. and Marie (Laskey) Mann. She was a graduate of...
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Dorothy F. (Shanley) Menard

August 28, 1922 - February 19, 2017

LOWELL - Dorothy F. (Shanley) Menard, 94, a Lowell resident, passed away on Sunday, February 19, 2017 at the Lowell General Hospital. She was the beloved wife of the late Armand E. Menard, to whom she was married for 57 years. Born in Lowell, on August 28, 1922, she was a daughter of the late William and Anna (Page) Shanley. Prior to her retirement, Mrs. Menard was employed by the Honeywell...
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Edward E. Michelin

June 10, 1928 - February 17, 2017

DRACUT - Edward E. Michelin, 88, a resident of Dracut, died Friday, February 17, 2017 at the Lowell General Hospital following a brief illness. He was the beloved husband of Marie Rose Jeannette (Santerre) Michelin, to whom he was married for 64 years, married on August 2, 1952. Born in Lowell on June 10, 1928, he was a son of the late Joseph P. and Marie Louise (Plouffe) Michelin. Prior to his...
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Dylan T. Days (Fleury)

December 19, 1993 - February 14, 2017

Dylan T. Days born in Lowell on December 19, 1993. He was the son of Cheryl A. (Days) and Michael D. Fleury of Dracut. Dylan was a bright and loving person who struggled everyday with the demons of addiction. Unfortunately he lost this battle on Tuesday February 14, 2017. Dylan attended Dracut Schools and the Greater Lowell Vocational School, ultimately earning his GED through the Lowell Adult...
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Jeannette (Ducharme) Bergeron

August 10, 1929 - February 12, 2017

Jeannette (Ducharme) Bergeron, age 87, of Pelham, NH, died February 12, 2017, at her home surrounded by her family. Jeannette was born in Detroit, MI, on August 10, 1929, to Alice (Greenwood) and Arthur Ducharme. Soon after her birth her family returned to their hometown of Pelham, NH, and from then on Jeannette remained mostly a lifelong resident of Pelham, growing up happily with her four...
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Janet A. (Brodeur) Roper

May 10, 1954 - February 8, 2017

LOWELL - Janet A. (Brodeur) Roper, 62, a Lowell resident, passed away on Wednesday, February 8, 2017 at the Lowell General Hospital surrounded by her loving family. She was the beloved wife of the late Walter J. Roper, Jr. Born in Lowell on May 10, 1954, she was a daughter of the late Paul and Anita (Fortin) Brodeur. Janet was a graduate of Alvirne High School in Hudson, NH. She served with...
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Margaret R. "Peggy" "Memere" (Montbleau) Brodeur

July 28, 1926 - February 7, 2017

LOWELL - Margaret R. "Peggy" "Memere" (Montbleau) Brodeur, 90, a lifelong resident of Lowell passed away peacefully, Tuesday, February 7, 2017 with her loving family by her side. She was the wife of the late Lucien L. Brodeur, whom she was married to for 34 years until his passing in 1984. Peggy was born in Lowell on July 28, 1926 to the late John and Delia (Maroney) Montbleau. She...
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David E. Dubreuil

December 8, 1942 - February 6, 2017

David E. Dubreuil, husband of Lillian C. (Racette) Dubreuil died at his Lowell residence on Monday, February 6, 2017, following a brief illness. He was 74. He was born in Hartford, Connecticut on December 8, 1942, a son of the late Edward and Marie Jeanne (Robillard) Dubreuil. David retired after 35 years of service to the Raytheon Corporation. He was proud to have been part of the team...
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Steven C. Young

December 4, 1969 - February 6, 2017

TOWNSEND - Steven C. Young, loving husband, son, brother, uncle and friend passed away on Monday, February 6, 2017 after a brief illness surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of Carolyn L. (Jardin) Young, with whom he shared 22 years of marriage. He and his wife Carol made their home in Townsend, MA. Steven was born in Fitchburg, MA on December 4, 1969 a son of David and...
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Robert J. Morgan

December 17, 1947 - February 3, 2017

DRACUT - Robert J. Morgan, 69, a resident of Dracut, died Friday, February 3, 2017, at the Tufts Medical Center in Boston. He was the beloved husband and best friend of Karen E. (Lamontagne) Morgan with whom he shared 21 years of marriage. Born in Lowell on December 17, 1947, he was the son of the late Ludger and Claire (Bellerose) Morgan. Mr. Morgan was a graduate of St. Joseph High School,...
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Pauline E. (Descoteaux) Bourassa

September 10, 1926 - February 3, 2017

Pauline E. (Descoteaux) Bourassa, a Dracut resident and beloved wife of the late George F. Bourassa with whom she was married to for 60 years at the time of his death in 2009, passed away on Friday, February 3, 2017, following a brief illness, surrounded by her loving family. She was 90. Born in Lowell on September 10, 1926, she was a daughter of the late Francis and Maude (Hepworth) Descoteaux...
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Charles E. Dyke

March 4, 1928 - February 2, 2017

LOWELL - Charles E. Dyke, 88, a longtime resident of Lowell died peacefully Thursday, February 2, 2017 at Lowell General Hospital - Saints Campus. He was the beloved husband of the late Bertha L. (f) Dyke. He was born in Everett on March 4, 1928, and was a son of the late Edward and Gladys (Crocker) Dyke. Charles served his country in the United States Army during the Korean War. ...
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Cynthia A. (McDonald) Ochoa

April 18, 1982 - February 2, 2017

"If there ever comes a day we can't be together, keep me in your heart, I'll stay there forever." - Winnie the Pooh. Cynthia A. (McDonald) Ochoa's family and friends will keep her spunky and selfless memory in their hearts forever. She died unexpectedly on Thursday, February 2, 2017, at the age of 34. Cindy was born in Lowell on April 18, 1982, the daughter of Dorothy (Doran) Fecteau of...
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Louis J. "Louie" Deveaux

May 17, 1942 - February 2, 2017

LOWELL - Louis J. "Louie" Deveaux, 74, a longtime resident of Lowell, died Thursday, February 2, 2017 at Lowell General Hospital. He was the beloved husband of Eileen (Henry) Deveaux, to whom he was married for 27 years. He was born in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia on May 17, 1942, and was a son of the late Joseph and Antoinette (Chaisson) Deveaux. Prior to his retirement, Louie was employed...
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Philip D. Oliveria

February 1, 2017

DRACUT - Philip D. Oliveria, age 68, died peacefully at home on February 1st, 2017 after a long, courageous battle with cancer. He was surrounded by his loving family. He was the son of the late Diodato Oliveria and June (Gondro) Oliveria, who recently passed away on November 26, 2016. Phil is a Bronze Star Veteran of the Vietnam War. He also served during the Pueblo Incident in Korea, and...
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Susan J. (Feudo) Calvino

October 1, 1950 - January 31, 2017

"Love is like a butterfly: It goes where it pleases and it pleases wherever it goes." Susan J. (Feudo) Calvino, beloved wife of James R. Calvino, a resident of Tewksbury, formerly of North Reading passed away surrounded by her family on January 31, 2017, following an extended battle with a brain tumor. She was 66. Born in Everett on October 1, 1950, she was a daughter of the late...
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Doris I. (Thibault) Sylvester

July 29, 1927 - January 29, 2017

DRACUT - Doris I. (Thibault) Sylvester, 89, a resident of Dracut, passed away on Sunday evening, January 29, 2017 at the Lowell General Hospital with her loving family by her side. She was the wife of the late Conrad R. Sylvester who passed in 1967 and George O. "Mike" Gauthier, who passed in 2008. Born in Lawrence on July 29, 1927, she was a daughter of the late Alfred and Clara (Morin)...
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Eldon Walter Chapman

April 5, 1932 - January 28, 2017

Eldon Walter Chapman was the fourth and last surviving child of Augustus Chapman and Lottie Starr Chapman. Eldon came into this world on April 5, 1932 in Nowata, Oklahoma during the Great Depression and the devastating Dust Bowl. When Eldon was only six years old, his mother succumbed to tuberculosis. While attending the Lincoln High School in Nowata, his father passed in 1948 from pneumonia...
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Robert L. "Link" Allard

June 8, 1944 - January 28, 2017

LOWELL - Robert L. "Link" Allard, age 72, a lifelong resident of Lowell died Saturday, January 28, 2017 at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of the late Margaret P. "Rita" (Magee) Allard, who died in 2002. He was born in Lowell on June 8, 1944, and was the son of the late Louis and Isabel (Vandette) Allard. He received his education in Lowell Schools and was a...
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Maria G. Kliros

July 14, 1941 - January 27, 2017

LOWELL - Maria G. Kliros, 75, a lifelong resident of Lowell died Friday, January 27, 2017 at Willow Manor Nursing Home in Lowell. She was born in Lowell on July 14, 1941, and was a daughter of the late Athan and Anna (Kalorgeropoulous) Kliros. She received her education in Lowell schools. Prior to her retirement, Maria was employed for many years as a nursing assistant for several local...
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Martha Y. Delisle

October 11, 1930 - January 26, 2017

Martha Y. (Perrault) Delisle, beloved wife of the late Marcel "Mike" Delisle, with whom she was married to for 54 years at the time of his death in 2006, passed away at her Dracut residence following a brief illness on Thursday, January 26, 2017, surrounded by her loving family. She was 86 years old. Born in Lowell on October 11, 1930, she was a daughter of the late George M. and Marie Anna ...
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Mary E. (Murray), McOsker

July 2, 1924 - January 24, 2017

LOWELL - Mary E. (Murray) McOsker, 92, a resident of the Christian Hill Neighborhood in the Centralville section of Lowell, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, January 24, 2017 at a local healthcare facility. She was the beloved wife of the late Frederick L. McOsker. Born in Lowell, on July 2, 1924, she was a daughter of the late Bartholomew F. and Elizabeth (Greeley) Murray. She was a long...
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Olivette (Gagnon) Donovan

April 5, 1945 - January 23, 2017

Olivette (Gagnon) Donovan, a Windham, NH resident and beloved wife of the late Brian Michael Donovan, passed away on Monday, January 23, 2017, at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was 71 years old. Olly was born in Lowell on April 5, 1945, a daughter of the late Harold and Olivette (Maille) Gagnon. Upon graduation from Lowell High School, she entered the LPN program at Tewksbury...
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Anthony G. Garcia

February 18, 1918 - January 22, 2017

LOWELL - Anthony G. Garcia, 98, a lifelong resident of Lowell died Sunday, January, 22, 2017 at Fairhaven Healthcare Center in Lowell. He was born in Lowell on February 18, 1918, and was a son of the late Francisco and Ascenia (Cabral) Garcia. Anthony served his country in the the United States Army during World War II. Prior to his retirement, he was employed for many years as the plant...
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Paul J. Bouvier

June 30, 1929 - January 20, 2017

Paul J. Bouvier, a Dracut resident and beloved husband of Margaret (St. Amand) Bouvier, died on Friday, January 20, 2017, following a period of declining health. He was 87. Born in Wilmington on June 30, 1929, he was a son of the late Damascus and Helen (Filiatreault) Bouvier. Paul served in the United States Coast Guard and then served in the US Air Force during the Korean War. Paul...
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Gloria R. Belanger

March 20, 1936 - January 20, 2017

Gloria R. Belanger, formerly of Tyngsboro, passed away on Friday January 20, 2017, at a local health care facility, following a period of declining health. She was 80 years old. Gloria was born in Lowell on March 20, 1936, a daughter of the late Eugene H. and Rita B. (Audy) Belanger. Upon graduation from St Joseph High School, Gloria entered the religious order of Sisters of Charity, also...
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Margaret M. (O'Brien) Stone

April 12, 1935 - January 18, 2017

Margaret M. (O'Brien) Stone, a resident of the Christian Hill section of Lowell, beloved wife of the late Francis R. Stone, Sr., with whom she celebrated 51 years of marriage at the time of his death in 2012, passed away at the Lowell General Hospital on Wednesday, January 18, 2017, following a courageous battle against cancer with her family by her side. She was 81. Peggy a lifelong resident...
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Edward J. Savard, Sr.

February 26, 1933 - January 16, 2017

LOWELL - Edward J. Savard, Sr., 83, a resident of the Highlands section of Lowell, passed away following a period of declining health on Monday, January 16, 2017, at his home with his loving family by his side. He was born in Lowell on February 26, 1933, the son of the late Helen (Cronin) Cuipa. Mr. Savard attended Lowell Schools and was a graduate of Keith Academy. He served with the United...
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Eugene R. Soulard

May 11, 1925 - January 13, 2017

LOWELL - Eugene R. Soulard, 91, a resident of Lowell, passed away on Friday, January 13, 2017 at the Carleton-Willard Village in Bedford surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of the late Eileen A. (McInerney) Soulard. Born in Lowell on May 11, 1925, he was a son of the late Francis A. and Emma F. (Rousseau) Soulard. Eugene was a graduate of St. Joseph's High School and...
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James E. Dunlavey, Jr.

March 3, 1951 - January 12, 2017

LOWELL - James E. Dunlavey, Jr., 65, a longtime resident of Lowell died Thursday, January 12, 2017 at Lowell General Hospital following a brief battle with cancer. He was the beloved husband of Laura A. (Cloutier) Dunlavey, to whom he was married for 44 years. He was born in Lowell on March 3, 1951, and was a son of Mildred (Cohen) Dunlavey of Virginia Beach, VA and the late James E. Dunlavey...
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Alfred "Al" J. Carrabis

May 22, 1929 - January 9, 2017

LOWELL - Alfred "Al" J. Carrabis, husband of the late Anne M. (Harrington) Carrabis, and resident of the Highlands section of Lowell, passed away with his family by his side at Lowell General Hospital on Monday, January 9, 2017. He was 87. Born in Everett on May 22, 1929, Alfred was one of eleven children born to Rocco and Catherine (d'Avino) Carrabis. Al was a graduate of the former Lowell...
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Charles W. Braley

January 20, 1937 - January 8, 2017

DRACUT - Charles W. Braley, 79, a resident of Dracut, passed away on Sunday Morning, January 8, 2017, at the Lowell General Hospital surrounded by his loving family following a period of declining health. He was the beloved husband of Ann Marie (Quigley) Braley, to whom he was married for 46 years. Born in Lowell on January 20, 1937, he was a son of the late John W. and Florence (Fritz) Braley. ...
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Thomas J. Barry

July 19, 1930 - January 3, 2017

DRACUT - Thomas J. Barry, 86, a resident of Dracut, died Tuesday morning January 3, 2017 at a local health care facility with his loving family by his side. He was the beloved husband of the late Yvette O. (Carpentier) Barry. Born in Lowell on July 19, 1930 he was a son of the late Joseph and Alice (Buisson) Barry. He was the last surviving of their eleven children. Prior to his...
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Eleanor L. (Durham) Zannoni

February 4, 1931 - January 2, 2017

Eleanor L. (Durham) Zannoni, beloved wife of Egisto Terrance Zannoni, died at her Dracut residence on Monday, January 2, 2017, surrounded by her family. She was 85. Born in Lowell on February 4, 1931, she was a daughter of the late William and Mary (Geoghegan) Durham. Eleanor grew up in Sacred Heart Parish and graduated from the Sacred Heart School. She was a 1948 graduate of Lowell High...
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Peter J. LeMay

June 25, 1965 - January 1, 2017

LEMAY - Peter John LeMay, 51, a resident of Dracut died unexpectedly on Sunday, January 1, 2017 at his home. He was born in Lowell on June 25, 1965, and was the son of Leo L. LeMay and the late Annette G. (Gaumont) LeMay. He received his education in Dracut schools and was a graduate of Dracut High School, class of 1983. Peter was the owner of LeMay Building and Remodeling. He was a...
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Sophie T. (Gazda) Thibault

September 26, 1927 - January 1, 2017

TEWKSBURY - Sophie T. (Gazda) Thibault, 89, a resident of Tewksbury and former longtime resident of Lowell died Sunday, January 1, 2017 at Lowell General Hospital. She was the wife of the late Raymond A. "Mike" Thibault and mother of the late Brenda Hervieux. She was born in Lowell on September 26, 1927, and was a daughter of the late John and Mary (Patla) Gazda. She received her...
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Pauline D. (Surprenant) McKinnon

October 23, 1930 - December 27, 2016

LOWELL - Pauline D. (Surprenant) McKinnon, 86, a Lowell resident, died peacefully with her family by her side on Tuesday evening, December 27, 2016 at the Palm Center in Chelmsford. She was the beloved wife of the late Rene J. McKinnon to whom she had been married for 63 years. Pauline was born in Lowell on October 23, 1930. Prior to her retirement, she had been employed by the former St....
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Mary A. (Janesko) Szafran

September 2, 1920 - December 27, 2016

DRACUT - Mary A. (Janesko) Szafran, 96, a longtime resident of Dracut died Tuesday, December 27, 2016 at D'Youville Senior Care in Lowell. She was the wife of the late Alphonse "Red" Szafran, who died in 1995. She was born in Lowell on September 2, 1920, and was a daughter of the late Frank and Antonina (Gawel) Janesko. She received her education in Lowell school. Mary spent her life...
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Isabel E. (Montgomery) Posnak

March 28, 1927 - December 27, 2016

LOWELL - Isabel E. (Montgomery) Posnak, age 89, a longtime Lowell resident, died on Tuesday morning, December 27th, at the Palm Center in Chelmsford. She was the beloved wife of the late Paul Posnak who died April 11, 1997. Born in Lowell on March 28, 1927 she was a daughter of the late William J. and Mary Bridget (Dugas) Montgomery. Educated locally she was employed as a bookkeeper for...
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Pauline A. (Tupie) (Arpin) Betty

July 6, 1922 - December 26, 2016

Florien, LA - Pauline A. (Tupie) (Arpin) Betty, age 94, fell asleep on December 26, 2016 and woke in Jesus' arms. She was born on July 6, 1922 to the late Wilfred W. and Amanda V. ( McGauun) Arpin. She was the oldest of seven children. She lived most of her life in Lowell, Massachusetts then to New Hampshire. She was a long time member of Notre Dame de Lourdes Church in Lowell. She worked...
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Ronald F. Boisjoly

December 7, 1941 - December 25, 2016

Ronald F. Boisjoly, a resident of the Belvidere section of Lowell, beloved husband of Claudette E. (Houle) (Donohue) Boisjoly, passed away on Sunday, December 25, 2016,  at the Lowell General Hospital  Saints Campus, surrounded by his family. He was 75. Ron was born in Lowell on December 7, 1941, a son of the late Joseph Antonio and Isabell (St. Cyr) Boisjoly. He was educated in the...
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Jeannette (Vezina) Montminy

October 12, 1917 - December 22, 2016

Jeannette (Vezina) Montminy, a Lowell resident and beloved wife of the late Octave "Stubby" Montminy, died on Thursday, December 22, 2016, at a local nursing facility. She was 99. Born in Lowell on October 12, 1917, she was a daughter of the late Omer and Rose (Begin) Vezina. Prior to her retirement Jeannette worked at the former Robert Leonard Dress Shop and Explorer Tours and Travel. ...
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George A. Adams, Sr.

November 4, 1926 - December 21, 2016

DRACUT - George A. Adams, Sr., a Dracut resident, passed away on Wednesday, December 21, 2016, at D'Youville Senior Care surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of Agnes E. (Desmarais) Adams to whom he was married for 63 years. Born in Lawrence on November 4, 1926, he was a son of the late Joseph Adams and Mary (Arlequeeuw) (Adams) Scully. George was a graduate of Lawrence...
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Mateus B. Fagundes

May 11, 1929 - December 20, 2016

Mateus B. Fagundes, beloved husband of Maria (Meneses) Fagundes, a Lowell resident, passed away on Tuesday, December 20, 2016, surrounded by his cherished family. He was 87. Born on May 11, 1929, in Azores, Portugal, he was a son of the late Manuel and Maria (Borba) Fagundes. Mateus served in the Army of Portugal before immigrating to America. He worked at the former Prince Macaroni plant...
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Raymond F. Messier

August 1, 1917 - December 19, 2016

Raymond F. Messier, a resident of the Centralville section of Lowell, beloved husband of the late Ruth E. (Roberts) Messier, died on Monday, December 19, 2016, following declining health. He was 99. Raymond was born in New Bedford on August 1, 1917, the last of ten children born to Joseph and Marie (Savoie) Messier. He was educated in New Bedford and upon completion of high school, Ray...
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Claire Y. (Bernier) Poisson

December 11, 1940 - December 18, 2016

Claire Y. (Bernier) Poisson, beloved wife of Louis A. Poisson, died at her Salisbury residence on Sunday, December 18, 2016, surrounded by her beloved family. She was 76. Claire was born in Lowell on December 11, 1940, a daughter of the late Adrien and Irene (Messier) Bernier. Claire and Lou resided in Dracut for many years prior to moving to Salisbury several years ago. She was a...
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Lionel A. Brunelle

September 11, 1924 - December 17, 2016

LOWELL - Lionel A. Brunelle, 92, a Lowell resident, died Saturday evening December 17, 2016 at the Lowell General Hospital surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of the late Yvette (Plamondon) Brunelle. Born in Lowell on September 11, 1924, he was a son of the late Anatole and Elodie (Favreau) Brunelle. Mr. Brunelle served with the United States Navy during World War II and...
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Carol Joyce (Pilotte) Hodgson

January 13, 1934 - December 13, 2016

DRACUT – Carol J. (Pilotte) Hodgson, 82, a lifelong resident of Dracut died gracefully Tuesday, December 13, 2016 at her home with her family by her side. She was the wife of the late James A. Hodgson, Jr. who died in 1983. She was born in Lowell on January 13, 1934, and was a daughter of the late Arthur and Catherine (White) Pilotte. Early in life Carol was employed by Lowell Electric...
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Lorraine Y. (Byron) Finnegan

December 9, 1935 - December 13, 2016

CHELMSFORD - Early in the morning on Tuesday December 13, 2016, Lorraine Y. (Byron) Finnegan, 81, a resident of the Palm Center, passed away peacefully surrounded by those who loved her. She celebrated 50 years of marriage with her husband the late John P. Finnegan. Born in Lowell on December 9, 1935, she was a daughter of the late Ovid and Yvonne (Larrivee) Byron. For many years, Lorraine was...
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Sylvia Mae (King) Lehman

May 21, 1935 - December 12, 2016

Sylvia Mae (King) Lehman, beloved wife of Charles Lehman, of Lowell passed away Dec. 12 2016 at the Lowell General Hospital following a brief illness surrounded by her loving family. She was 81 Sylvia was born in Deerfield, NH on May 21, 1935, a daughter of the late Cecil H. and Helen C.F. (Tuttle) King. She was a 1995 graduate of the Lowell High School Adult Education. Sylvia had worked as a...
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John Talbot Cole, Sr.

August 9, 1936 - December 12, 2016

John Talbot Cole, Sr, a resident of Hampton, NH, beloved husband of the late Carolyn (Moysenko) Cole, passed away surrounded by his loved ones at his daughter's residence on Monday, December 12, 2016. He was 80. John was born in Lowell on August 9, 1936, a son of the late Ernest and Evelyn (Nash) Cole. He was educated in Lowell and at age 17 enlisted in the United States Marine Corps, serving...
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Pauline M. (Turcotte) Foley

March 4, 1930 - December 11, 2016

DRACUT - Pauline M. (Turcotte) Foley, a Dracut resident, passed away peacefully on Sunday, December 11, 2016, at a local healthcare facility with her loving family by her side. She was the beloved wife of the late Charles D. Foley, Jr. who passed away on April 20, 1978. Born in Lowell on March 4, 1930, she was a daughter of the late Arthur and Victoria (Byron) Turcotte. A resident of the...
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Eleanor J. (Parlee) Boucher

March 23, 1943 - December 7, 2016

Chelmsford - Eleanor J. Boucher, 73, a native of Chelmsford, died Wednesday, December 7, 2016 at the Lowell General Hospital following a period of declining health. She was the former wife of Normand J. "Mickey" Boucher. Born in Chelmsford, on March 23, 1943, she was a daughter of the late Kendall S. and Elsie M.(Ayotte) Parlee. Eleanor was raised by her mother Elsie and her late adoptive...
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Marie Bertha (LeClair) Clement

October 10, 1919 - December 7, 2016

Marie A.B. Bertha (Le Clair) Clement, 97, of the SAAB Residence in Lowell, enetered into eternal rest on Wednesday December 7, 2016. She was the beloved wife of the late Harvey J. Clement. Marie was born in Lowell on October 10, 1919, a daughter of the late Thomas and Mary (Daigle) Le Clair. During WWII Marie assisted in the war effort working as a riveter for the Pratt Whitney Company in...
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Richard A. Tenczar

July 19, 1940 - December 4, 2016

LOWELL - Richard A. Tenczar, a resident of the Highlands section of Lowell, died on Sunday, December 4, 2016 at the Lowell General Hospital following a period of declining health. Born in Lowell on July 19, 1940, he was a son of the late John and Vera (Breault) Tenczar. Mr. Tenczar attended Lowell Schools and was a graduate of Lowell High School, Class of 1958. Prior to his retirement, he...
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George P. Katsaros

September 23, 1936 - December 1, 2016

LOWELL - George P. Katsaros, 80, a resident of the Christian Hill neighborhood in the Centralville section of Lowell, passed away peacefully on Thursday, December 1, 2016 with his loving family by his side. He was the beloved husband of Karlene M. (Lannan) Katsaros with whom he celebrated their 54th wedding anniversary on September 30th. Born in Lowell on September 23, 1936, he was a son of the...
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Roland E. Demonceau

October 4, 1929 - December 1, 2016

Roland E. Demonceau passed away December 1, 2016 in his home surrounded by his loving children. Roland was predeceased by his wife Doris (Poitras), who was the love of his life. He was also predeceased by his second wife, Joan (Kelley) who he loved and shared 34 years. Roland was born in Lowell on October 4, 1929, the son of the late Octave and Blanche Demonceau. He was the oldest and big brother...
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June Frances (Sullivan) Wholey

June 12, 1933 - December 1, 2016

DRACUT - June Frances (Sullivan) Wholey, beloved wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother, passed away peacefully, on Thursday December 1, 2016, surrounded by her loving family in her Dracut home, at the age of 83. She was the devoted wife of Kevin T. Wholey with whom she shared sixty-two wonderful years of marriage. Born in Lowell on June 12, 1933, she was the daughter of the late G....
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Ron Couillard

September 5, 1951 - November 30, 2016

"Close your eyes and I'll kiss you, Tomorrow I'll miss you." - Ronald R. Couillard, beloved husband of Linda Hogan passed away at the Tufts Medical Center, on Wednesday, November 30, 2016, with his loved family by his side. He was 65. Ron was born in Lowell on September 5, 1951, a son of the late Maurice and Lucille (Gilbert) Couillard. He loved his local roots and stayed close to Lowell and...
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Constance M. (Chandonnet) Cote

August 23, 1938 - November 30, 2016

LOWELL - Constance M. (Chandonnet) Cote, 78, a resident of the Pawtucketville section of Lowell, passed away on Wednesday morning, November 30, 2016, with her loving family by her side. She was the beloved wife of the late Francis R. Cote. Born in Lowell, on August 23, 1938, she was a daughter of the late Louis and Bertha (Gagnon) Chandonnet. Mrs. Cote was a long time parishioner of the former...
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Gloria F. (Matthew) Donaghey

March 1, 1927 - November 26, 2016

LOWELL – Gloria F. Donaghey, 89, a resident of the Christian Hill neighborhood in the Centralville section of Lowell, passed away peacefully on Saturday, November 26, 2016 at the Kaplan Family Hospice House, Danvers, MA, with her loving family by her side. She was the beloved wife of the late Harold E. Donaghey who died on June 6, 1988. Born in Revere, MA on March 1, 1927, she was the daughter...
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Edward R. Rondeau

May 10, 1942 - November 24, 2016

DRACUT - Edward R. Rondeau, 74, a resident of Dracut, passed away unexpectedly on Thanksgiving Day, November 24, at the Lowell General Hospital, surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of Patricia M. (Szewczyk) Rondeau, with whom he celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on October 29. Born in Lowell on May 10, 1942, he was a son of the late Victor R. Rondeau, Sr. and...
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Edward M. Williams, O.M.I.

January 2, 1930 - November 23, 2016

Rev. Edward Williams, OMI, age 86, died on November 23, 2016, at the Immaculate Heart of Mary Residence in Tewksbury, Massachusetts. Born in South Boston, he was a son of the late Edward L. Williams of South Boston and Mary Margaret (Conroy) Williams who was born in County Cork, Ireland. He was predeceased by a sister, Harriet Magro, and by four brothers, Thomas, Paul, David, and Michael. Fr....
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Dolores O. "Dolly" (Desrosiers) Robillard

June 26, 1930 - November 19, 2016

HUDSON, NH - Dolores O. "Dolly" (Desrosiers) Robillard, 86, a resident of Hudson, NH and former resident of Lowell, died Saturday November 19, 2016 at Fairview Healthcare in Hudson.  She was the wife of the late Roland F. Robillard, who died in 1992.   She was born in Lowell on June 26, 1930, and was a daughter of the late Anthony V. and Oneda (Gelinas) Desrosiers.   Prior to her...
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Francisco B Da Rocha

December 6, 1935 - November 17, 2016

Francisco Borges Da Rocha (1935 - 2016) LOWELL - Francisco Borges Da Rocha, 80, of Lowell, passed away Thursday, November 17, 2016 at Northwood Nursing Home after a illness took a turn for the worse in late July. He was the widow of the late Rosa Mendes Areias who passed away in 1976. He was born in Terceira, Azores, Portugal on December 6, 1935 and was the son of the late Francisco Da...
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Rev. Roger "Red" Lamoureux, OMI

January 14, 1933 - November 14, 2016

Rev. Roger J. "Red" Lamoureux, OMI, 83, died on November 14, 2016, at the Immaculate Heart of Mary Residence in Tewksbury, Massachusetts, after a lengthy illness. He was a son of the late Emile J. and Marie-Ange (Landry) Lamoureux. He was predeceased by his brother, Emile L. Lamoureux. Fr. Lamoureux was born in Lowell, Maasachusetts, and educated in Bucksport, Maine, at St. Joseph Oblate High...
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Helen V. (Anderson) Desmarais

February 14, 1927 - November 12, 2016

Helen V. (Anderson) Desmarais, widow of Robert J. Desmarais, a Dracut resident, died on Saturday November 12, 2016 at the Lowell General Hospital. She was 89. Helen was born in Fitchburg on February 14, 1927, a daughter of the late Henning and Eva (Derick) Anderson. She was educated in Fitchburg and Lowell. Helen enjoyed reading and gardening. She was a communicant of the former St. Mary of...
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Roland A. Boule

June 21, 1928 - November 12, 2016

Roland A. Boule passed away on Saturday evening November 12, 2016, at age 88. Roland was born in Dracut on June 21, 1928, a son of the late Joseph and Clarice (Brunelle) Boule. Roland grew up in Dracut and attended local schools, enlisted in the Army and served in the Korean War. Roland lived in Woburn and Stoneham for many years while working as an accountant for the ENSR Company from...
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Andrew & Annette Chartrand

November 6, 2016

Andrew Chartrand and Annette Chartrand, brother and sister, both died suddenly on Sunday, November 6, 2016. Annette was born in Lowell on October 3, 1924. Andrew was born in Lowell on September 27, 1939. They were the beloved children of Florian and Anna (Martineau) Chartrand who were lifelong Lowell residents. Andrew retired as a material handler, working in the electronics industry....
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Bernice R. (Slater) Vinal

December 24, 1937 - November 3, 2016

DRACUT - Bernice R. (Slater) Vinal of Dracut and Twin Mountain New Hampshire, passed away at her home on November 3rd surrounded by her loving family. She was the beloved wife of Richard D. Vinal with whom she would have celebrated 60 years of marriage next May. Born in Methuen on December 24, 1937, she was the daughter of the late Harry and Bernice (Levickas) Slater. She graduated from Tenney...
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Cynthia L. (LaDuke) Spinney

September 17, 1958 - November 2, 2016

DRACUT - Cynthia L. (LaDuke) Spinney, 58, a resident of Dracut died Wednesday, November 2, 2016 at Northwood Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center in Lowell following a brief battle with cancer. She was born in Lowell on September 17, 1958, and is a daughter of Wilbur LaDuke of Dracut and the late Barbara A. (McDermott) Ortolani. She received her education in Lowell schools and was a...
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Steven M. Elmore

September 30, 1964 - October 30, 2016

Steven M. Elmore, age 52, passed away at his Belvidere residence on October 30, 2016 surrounded by his beloved family and close friends. Steven was born in Boston on September 30, 1964, a son of Edward and Pauline (Kelly) Elmore of Bethel Ridge, Kentucky who survive him. As a child Steven resided in Arlington prior to moving to Lowell, where he attended Lowell schools and graduated from...
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Charles A. Bernard

April 18, 1937 - October 29, 2016

Charles A. Bernard, the beloved husband of Diana E. (Torrielli) Bernard passed away on Saturday, October 29, 2016, with his treasured family by his side. He was 79. Charlie was born in Dracut on April 18, 1937, a son of the late Benjamin and Lucie (Gendreau) Bernard. He attended the former Lowell Technical School and enlisted in the US Air Force, serving in the Korean War. Charlie...
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Paulette J. (Marquis) St. Arnaud

July 12, 1926 - October 28, 2016

Paulette J. St. Arnaud, 90, a lifelong resident of Lowell, died October 28th, 2016 and was laid to rest in a private ceremony on November 1st. She was the beloved wife of the late Roland St. Arnaud who died in 1987. She spent the majority of her life tending to the needs of her home and family. She leaves 3 children and their spouses, 4 grandchildren and their spouses, one great grandchild and 2...
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Carol A. (Paquette) Clohesy

November 15, 1945 - October 28, 2016

Carol A. (Paquette) Clohesy, widow of Robert G. Clohesy with whom she celebrated 44 years of marriage at the time of his death, died peacefully at her Tyngsboro residence on Friday, October 28, 2016, surrounded by her family at the age of 70. Carol was born in Lowell on November 15, 1945, a daughter of the late Victor and Shirley (Patrie) Paquette. Carol and Bob established and ran Clohesy...
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Virginia L. MacLean

January 11, 1920 - October 24, 2016

LOWELL - Virginia L. MacLean, 96, a resident of the Belvidere neighborhood, passed away on Monday, October 24, 2016, at the Northwood Healthcare Center. She was the beloved wife of the late Duncan H. MacLean, Sr. Born in Lynn, on January 11, 1920, she was a daughter of the late Herbert Wentworth and the late Gladys (Morine) Coughlin. As a young girl, she moved to Lowell with her mother and her...
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Charlotte L. Bourgeois

June 19, 1947 - October 23, 2016

DRACUT - Charlotte L. (Tetrault) Bourgeois, 69, a resident of Dracut died Sunday, October 23, 2016 at the Palm Center in Chelmsford after a period of declining health. She was the wife of the late Richard R. Bourgeois, Sr. who died in 2013. She was born in Hudson, MA on June 19, 1947, and was the daughter of the late Francis A. and Pearl E. (Mayes) Tetrault. Charlotte spend her life...
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Daisy M. (Gonzalez) Baxter

July 22, 1959 - October 22, 2016

DRACUT - Daisy M. (Gonzalez) Baxter, 57, a resident of Dracut died Saturday, October 22, 2016 at Merrimack Valley Hospice House in Haverhill after a long illness. She was the beloved wife of Kevin A. Baxter, to whom she was married for 33 years. She was born in Cambridge on July 22, 1959, and was a daughter of Gloria (Vargas) Gonzalez of Tewksbury and the late Bienvenido Gonzalez. She...
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Robert Emerson Thurlow

February 19, 1943 - October 21, 2016

DRACUT - Robert Emerson Thurlow, 73, a longtime resident of Dracut died October 21, 2016 at the E. N. Rogers Memorial Veterans Hospital in Bedford. He was the beloved husband of his high school sweetheart, Rev. Dr. Judith Ann (Beaulieu) Thurlow, to whom he was married for 51 years. He was born in Haverhill on February 19, 1943, and was a son of the late James E. and Harriet B. (Emerson)...
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Zena S. Kasilowski

September 19, 1920 - October 21, 2016

LYNNFIELD - Zena S. (Costello) Kasilowski, 96, a longtime resident of Lynnfield died Friday, October 21, 2016 at the Hannah Duston Healthcare Center in Haverhill. She was the beloved wife of the late Walter F. Kasilowski. She was born in Lowell on September 19, 1920, and was a daughter of the late Leo and Sophie (Kosztyla) Costello. She recieved her education in Lowell schools and was a...
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Theresa A. Desrocher

June 24, 1926 - October 20, 2016

HAVERHILL – Theresa A. (Rancourt) Desrocher, 90, a longtime resident of Methuen, a former resident of St. Petersburg, FL and most recently a resident of Penacook Place, in Haverhill, died Thursday, October 20, 2016 at Penacook Place. She was the wife of the late Gerard J. Desrocher who died in 2011. She was born in Lowell on June 24, 1926, and was a daughter of the late Theophile and...
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Mary J. "Jackie" Fortier

February 6, 1937 - October 20, 2016

Mary J. L. "Jackie" (Scott) Fortier, Avid Bingo Player LOWELL - Mary J. L. "Jackie" (Scott) Fortier, 79, a longtime resident of Lowell died Thursday, October 20, 2016 at Lowell General Hospital. She was the wife of the late John T. Fortier, who died in 1997. She was born in Lowell on February 6, 1937, and was a daughter of the late Frank and Lillian (Boisvert) Scott. Mary spent her...
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Anna A. (Tessier) Rondeau

June 19, 1927 - October 17, 2016

Anna A. (Tessier) Rondeau, a resident of Dracut for 52 years, died on October 17, 2016 at D'Youville Senior Care after an extended illness. Anna was born in Lowell, MA on June 19, 1927, a daughter of the late Philippe and Rose Anna (Masson) Tessier. She was a communicant of St. Francis Church in Dracut. Anna is predeceased by her husband Emile D. Rondeau, the love of her life, with whom she...
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William E. Hamilton

July 16, 1926 - October 10, 2016

William E. Hamilton, 90, a longtime resident of Dracut, passed away on Monday, October 10, 2016 at a local healthcare facility. He was the beloved husband of Clare C. (Miskell) Hamilton with whom he celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on September 1, 2016. Born in Haverhill on July 16, 1926, he was a son of the late William and Catherine (Cassazza) Hamilton. He was a graduate of Haverhill...
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Joseph A. "Drew" Travierso, Jr.

October 25, 1946 - October 8, 2016

DRACUT - Joseph A. Travierso, Jr., (Oct. 25, 1946 - Oct. 8, 2016), known to family and friends as "Drew" and to his students and players as "Coach T," passed with strength and dignity in his family's arms at his home after a heroic battle with cancer. The son of Joseph, Sr., and Dorothy Reardon, whom he now joins in heaven, he was a graduate of Keith Academy, Northeastern University, and the...
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Henry J Chandonnet

August 20, 1935 - October 5, 2016

DRACUT - Henry Jean Chandonnet, 81, a longtime resident of Dracut died Wednesday, October 5, 2016 at his home following a brief illness. He was the beloved husband of Patricia A. (Surprenant) Chandonnet, with whom he celebrated his 60th wedding anniversary in September. He was born in Lowell on August 20, 1935, and was a son of the late Joseph and Ida (Decelle) Chandonnet. Prior to his...
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Paul R. Lord

July 29, 1937 - October 4, 2016

Paul Lord, 79, of Plant City, FL, passed away at his home on Tuesday, October 4th, 2016. A native of Lowell, MA, he was the son of the late Lionel and Bertha Gagnon Lord. His survivors include his beloved wife of 58 years, Theresa Vezina Lord; their children Kimberley Curtis and her husband Gregory of Lowell, MA, and Keith Lord and his wife Traci of Windham, NH; six grandsons, Jason, Derek,...
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Paul F. Bisson

October 25, 1946 - October 4, 2016

DRACUT - Paul F. Bisson, 69, a resident of Dracut, died Tuesday, October 4, 2016 at Fairhaven Healthcare in Lowell. He was born in Lowell on October 25, 1946, and was the son of the late Andre and Estelle (Chouinard) Bisson. Prior to his retirement, Paul was employed for over 25 years by General Latex Corp. in Billerica. In his free time, he enjoyed playing in pick up basketball...
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Laura M. (Coutu) (Long) Fuller

July 25, 1924 - September 29, 2016

Laura M. (Coutu) (Long) Fuller, a resident of the Pawtucketville section of Lowell, beloved wife of the late Edward Long and the late William Fuller, died on Thursday, September 29, 2016, at the Lowell General Hospital - Saints Campus, surrounded by her family. She was 92. Laura was born in Lowell on July 25, 1924, one of ten children born to the late Alfred Coutu and Marie (Prive) (Coutu)...
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Germaine (Bourassa) Gauthier

January 14, 1932 - September 26, 2016

DRACUT - Germaine (Bourassa) Gauthier, the beloved wife of Wilfred "Bill" Leduc, died on September 26, 2016 surrounded by her family. She was 84. Germain was the second youngest of seven children born on January 14,1932 to Henri and Aurore (Neveu) Bourassa. She attended St. Louis Academy and then worked as a stitcher for Lowell Lingerie and Hub Hosiery while putting herself through nursing...
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Ernest J. Grand

June 22, 1927 - September 26, 2016

Ernest J. Grand died peacefully at home on Monday, September 26th. He was 89 years old. He was a lifelong resident of Lowell. He was the husband of Mary "Sis" (O'Malley) Grand, with whom he celebrated their 67th wedding anniversary on August 27, 2016. Born in Lowell on June 22, 1927, he was the son of the late Ernest C. and Catherine (Marshall) Grand. He graduated from Lowell High School in...
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Yvonne A. (Beaulieu) Baillargeon

March 15, 1933 - September 24, 2016

DRACUT – Yvonne A. (Beaulieu) Baillargeon, 83, a lifelong resident of Dracut died Saturday, September 24, 2016 at Lowell General Hospital. She was the wife of the late Joseph R. Baillargeon, who died in 1977. She was born in Dracut on March 15, 1933, and was a daughter of the late Moise and Delia (Chausse) Beaulieu. She received her education in Dracut schools. Prior to her retirement,...
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Leo F. Nowak

November 3, 1934 - September 16, 2016

LOWELL – Leo F. Nowak, 81, a resident of the Belvidere section of Lowell, died Friday, September 16, 2016 at a local healthcare facility with his loving family by his side. He was the beloved husband of Carol A. (Freeman) Nowak with whom he was married for 54 years. Born in Lowell on November 3, 1934, he was a son of the late Leo F. and Viola V. (Jankowski) Nowak. Leo served with the United...
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Robert J. Powers

March 21, 1936 - September 14, 2016

LOWELL – Robert J. Powers, 80, a resident of the Belvidere section of Lowell, died on Wednesday, September 14, 2016 at a local healthcare facility surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of Virginia A. (Inglis) Powers with whom he shared 52 years of marriage. Born in Lowell on March 21, 1936, he was a son of the late James and Madalyn (Curley) Powers. He attended the Lowell...
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Lisa M Proulx

September 20, 1965 - September 11, 2016

LOWELL - Lisa M. Proulx, 50, a resident of Lowell, died unexpectedly Sunday, September 11, 2016 at her home. She was the beloved wife of Carl D. Proulx, Sr., to whom she has been married for 25 years. She was born in Lowell on September 20, 1965, and was the daughter of Elaine J. (Noel) Buote of Dracut and the late Donald M. Buote. She was a graduate of St. Therese Grammar School in Dracut...
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Estelle M. (Dorval) McGrath

July 24, 1928 - September 9, 2016

DRACUT - Estelle M. (Dorval) McGrath, 88, a longtime resident of Dracut, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother, died suddenly on Friday, September 9, 2016 at her home with her family by her side. She was the beloved wife of the late Thomas J. McGrath, to whom she was married for 64 years at the time of his death in 2012. She was born in Lowell on July 24, 1928, and was the...
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George F. McLean, OMI

June 29, 1929 - September 6, 2016

Rev. George F. McLean, OMI, 87, died on September 6, 2016, at the Immaculate Heart of Mary Residence, Tewksbury, Massachusetts, after a period of declining health. He was born in Lowell, Massachusetts, a son of the late Arthur and Agnes (McHugh) McLean. He was one of six children and was predeceased by two brothers, James McLean and Rev. Edward McLean, and two sisters, Mary, and Sr. Agnes Mary...
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Lorraine (Grimard) Wahlgren

December 1, 1934 - September 5, 2016

Lorraine (Grimard) Wahlgren, a resident of the Centralville section of Lowell, beloved wife of Raymond Wahlgren with whom she spent 52 years of marriage, died on Monday, September 5, 2016 following a brief illness. She was 81. She was born in Lowell on December 1, 1934 a daughter of the late Rene Grimard and the late Noella (Germain) Murphy. Lorraine grew up in Lowell and prior to her...
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