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Norma M. (Dufresne) Lavoie of Hudson, NH

Norma Marie (Dufresne) Lavoie, 77, of Hudson, NH, passed away Friday, April 16, 2021 at the Community Hospice House in Merrimack, NH.

Mrs. Lavoie was the loving wife of 57 years, William N. Lavoie Jr., with whom they would have celebrated 58 years of marriage on June 15, 2021.

Born in Lowell, MA she was the daughter of the late Alfred and Isabel (Barbera) Dufresne.

Mrs. Lavoie graduated from Notre Dame Academy with the class of 1961 and had previously worked at Benchmark Electronics in Hudson and Nashua, NH.

In her free time, she enjoyed cooking and loved spending time with her Boston Terriers and her family.

Besides her husband, she is survived by two sons, William Lavoie III and his wife Kristen of Nashua, NH and Robert Lavoie of Hudson, NH, as well as a granddaughter Caroline Lavoie.

Lavoie, Norma M.- Norma Dufresne Lavoie Passed away Friday April 16, 2021. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend her visitation on Wed. April 21, 2021 from 9-10 AM at the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME, 106 MIDDLESEX ST., CHELMSFORD followed by a Funeral Mass at 11 AM at St. Katherine’s Church, Hudson, NH. Burial will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery, Chelmsford, MA.  Memorials may be made to the Parkinson’s Foundation, 200 SE 1st St., Suite 800, Miami, FL 33131.  Online guestbook is available at www.dolanfuneralhome.com. Arrangements by Dolan Funeral Home 978-256-4040

 

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Grace R. Abel, 87, of Hudson, MA

live streaming funeral home and cremations westford ma 300x200Grace R. Abel, 87, of Hudson, MA died Tuesday, March 16, 2021 at her home.
Born in New York City, New York, she was the daughter of the late Michael Fanelli and Mae (Rella) Fanelli. Grace graduated from New York City Public High School with the class of 1951. She and her former husband, Donald F. Abel moved to Hudson in 1969.

Grace retired from Digital Corp. where she was affectionately known as “Crash Abel”. She previously worked for American Enca at the Empire State Building as a secretary, and later for the Hudson Public Schools at the Farley Middle School where she worked as a cafeteria worker in the 1970’s. Grace was an active member of the Red Hat Society and enjoyed going out to lunch and coffee with friends. She was very outgoing with a zest for life and loved spending summers in the sun up at Hampton Beach. She was often spotted on the beach with a wide brimmed sun hat and sundress flying her kite and picking shells. Grace also enjoyed roller skating at Roller Kingdom in the 1980’s.

She is survived by her daughter Judith-Grace (Judy) Miller and her  husband Alan Miller of Westford, MA, her grandchildren Matthew Miller and Jonathan Miller, her brother-in-law George Meslener of Acton, MA,  her niece Karen Buscemi and Paul and family of No. Reading, MA, and three grand nieces Anna Buscemi, Laura Buscemi and Jennifer Buscemi. She was the sister of the late Rose Meslener.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend her graveside service on Tuesday, March 23, 2021 at 11:15 A.M. at Pinegrove Cemetery, Westford, MA. ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 978-251-4041. Guestbook at www.dolanfuneralhome.com

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Saran Yous, 68, of Lowell

Saran Yous, 68, a resident of Lowell, Massachusetts died from cholangiocarcinoma on Thursday, March 18, 2021 at home, surrounded by his loving family. He was married to his wife, Sokmuoy Ly, for 41 years. He was born in Kandal Province in Cambodia, and immigrated to Lowell in 2012. His excitement for all things American helped him settle quickly to life in the United States. Within a couple of years, he was able to obtain a driver’s license and find his way around Lowell and neighboring towns independently. He enjoyed driving his beloved grandchildren to and from school. He was adventurous and loved traveling to different parts of the United States. He also enrolled in English as a Second Language classes at the Adult Education Program in downtown Lowell, where he learned conversational English and befriended many new immigrants and refugees. A devout Buddhist, he spent a considerable amount of his free time volunteering at the Trairatanaram Temple in North Chelmsford, MA, where he was a well-respected elder. He was actively involved in the Temple’s meditation center construction project. His hope was to see this project to completion. Prior to his cancer diagnosis, he was diligently studying for his civics test for U.S. citizenship.
Above all, he was a devoted father and grandfather who loved his children and granddaughters unconditionally, and took incredible pride in each of their milestones and accomplishments. He will be missed immensely by his family, friends, and community both in the United States and Cambodia.
Besides his wife, he is survived by his son, Sunheang and his wife, Phakdey of Chelmsford, MA and their children, Amrit and Maysa, and his daughter, Sunhuch of Lowell, MA and her husband, Hokheng of Cambodia and their children, Darany and Kyrena. In the last several months of his life, he was also cared for by his niece, Mary Por of Lowell, MA and her husband, Bona Penh, his nephew, Sunhour Hak of Lowell, MA, and a close family friend, Sochenda Sok of Lowell, MA. He also leaves behind his sisters, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, aunts, uncles, cousins, and many nieces, nephews, and friends, who he loved dearly.

Lastly, he and his family would like to thank the clinicians at Lowell Community Health Center, Lowell General Hospital Oncology Department, and Merrimack Valley Hospice for their care and support.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend his visitation at Trairatanaram Temple starting at 4:00PM  on Monday, March 22. He will remain at the Temple until Wednesday March 23. His funeral procession will leave the Temple on Wednesday, March 24, at 8AM and conclude at Merrimack Cremation Service, 10 Henry Clay Drive. Merrimack NH. Arrangements are by the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME. 106 MIDDLESEX ST. N. CHELMSFORD.

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Poeun Pin, 79 of Lowell

Poeun Pin, 79 of Lowell, Passed away on Wednesday March 3 at Lowell General Hospital.

Born in Battambang Cambodia, she was the daughter of the late Pin Pon and Noeum Pen.

She came to the United States on July 9, 1984 and became a United States citizen on August 6, 2007.

Mrs. Pin was the wife of the late Kin Kong and was predeceased by a son in law Y Yut, three sons and two daughters.

She will always be remembered as a social butterfly and great hostess.

Mrs. Pin is survived by her children, Billy Kin and his wife Song Sim, Kosal Poun, Vanna Kong and his companion Vandany Nuth, Vannak Kong, Sokun Kong, and Samnang Kong all of Lowell, a brother, a sister, 20 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend her visitation from 1pm-2-pm on Monday, March 8, 2021 at the Dolan Funeral Home 106 Middlesex St., Chelmsford, MA 01863. Her funeral procession will leave the funeral home at 2pm and conclude at Glory Temple, Lowell. Her funeral procession will leave the Temple at 8am on Tuesday, March 9, 2021 and conclude at Merrimack Cremation Services, 10 Henry Clay Drive, Merrimack, NH. Arrangements are by the Dolan Funeral Home online guestbook is available at www.dolanfuneralhome.com

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Maria Evelyn Rios, 58, of Lowell

Maria Evelyn Rios, who preferred to go by Evelyn, 58, of Lowell, passed away unexpectedly Saturday, February 20, 2021 at Lowell General Hospital.

She was born in Fajardo, Puerto Rico, the daughter of Anibal Melendez and Esmeralda Ayala of Puerto Rico.

Mrs. Rios was educated in Puerto Rico and received her certificate in practical nursing from Miguel Such Vocational School in Rio Piedras.

Evelyn loved to laugh and had an infectious smile; she could light up any room she walked into and was never afraid to speak her mind. Known to keep to herself, her charisma was on full display during any social gathering. She adored her family and will always be remembered as a hard worker.

Mrs. Rios is survived by her husband Victor M. Rios of Lowell; her son Victor “Jay” Rios of Lowell; her two daughters, Shandel Rios and Shannon Rios, both of Lowell; her mother, Esmeralda of Lowell; her father, Anibal of Arecibo, PR; her sister, Vivian Kennedy of Brookline, NH; her brother, Hector Melendez of Southbridge, MA; two grandchildren, and was expecting a third; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Her visitation will be Thursday, March 4th 2021 from 4-5pm at the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME, 106 MIDDLESEX ST., CHELMSFORD.

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Rebecca Ruth Owens, of Chelmsford

Rebecca Ruth Owens, 50, of Chelmsford, passed away Friday, February 19, at Holy Family Hospital, Methuen.

Born in Arlington, She was the daughter of the late Marian (Vincent) Owens Irwin and Charles Owens and the step daughter of the late Edward Irwin.

Ms. Owens graduated from Arlington High School with the class of 1988 and worked at Universal Ultra Sound of Bedford Hills, NY.

She will always be remembered for her artistic talent and she enjoyed volunteering at animal shelters in Florida, playing KENO, and loved spending time with her dogs and above all else, she loved her grandchildren and family.

Rebecca is survived by her son, Matthew Lubao and his wife Stacy of Bradford, two brothers, Charles Owens of Houston, TX., and James Owens of North Dakota, a sister Jennifer Hartigan and husband Norman of Natick, MA, two grandchildren, Adelyn Lubao and Matthew Bernard Lubao both of Bradford as well as several nieces, nephews and close friends.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend her celebration of life at the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME, 106 Middlesex St. N. Chelmsford MA, on Wednesday, February 24th 2021 from 3-5PM Condolences to her family may be made at www.dolanfuneralhome.com

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Savuth Chhey, of Lowell.

live streaming funeral home and cremations westford ma 300x200Savuth Chhey, 40, of Lowell passed away Jan. 9, 2021 at Lowell General Hospital.

He was born in Khao-I-Dang, Thailand the son of Sophal Chey of Virginia and Eng Peng of Lowell.

Savuth was educated in the Lowell School System and earned his certificate as a mechanic from UTI. For many years he was employed as a machinist.

Savuth, who was known as Saget to his close family and friends, will always be remembered as the life of the party. He had the ability to put smiles on his family and friend’s faces.  Always the dependable friend, he always put others before himself. He loved to play golf, basketball, snowboard, and spend time with his family and friends.

He was predeceased by his sister, Sophat Chey.

Besides his parents, he is survived by his wife, Cathy Ly of Lowell, children, Jocelyn, Peyton and Hailey, seven brothers, four sisters as well as many nieces, nephews and friends.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend his visitation and funeral on Saturday, Jan. 16 from 11am to 1Pm at The DOLAN FUNERAL HOME. 106 MIDDLESEX ST., CHELMSFORD MA, 01863. Burial will follow in Edson Cemetery, Lowell.  Online Guestbook is available at www.dolanfuneralhome.com

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Song Sam of Dracut

Song Sam, 88, of Dracut, passed away unexpectedly January 8, 2021 at his home.

Born in Kampong Speu, Cambodia he was the son of the late Kauth Sam and Yim Kong.

He came to the US on June 27, 1981 and became a United States Citizen in 1991. Mr. Sam worked for many years at BASF of Bedford Ma until his retirement.

Mr. Sam was very active with the Glory Buddhist Temple in Lowell, and enjoyed politics and spending time with his family.

He was predeceased by his wife Sophal Ouk, and is survived by his children, Chhayan Sam Chea, Frank Phanath Sam, Peter Phany Sam, Chetra Sam, Boramy Sam, Amy Sam Lam, Seda Sam-Mao and Serei Sakun Sam, a brother, a sister, 16 grandchildren, as well as many nieces and nephews.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend his visitation on Friday, Jan 15, from 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM, at the Dolan Funeral Home, 106 Middlesex St., Chelmsford. His funeral procession will be leaving the funeral home by 2:30 PM and conclude at Glory Buddhist Temple.  His funeral procession will leave Glory Buddhist Temple on Saturday at 8AM and conclude at Merrimack Cremation Service, 10 Henry Clay Dr. Merrimack, NH. Online guestbook is available at www.dolanfuneralhome.com

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Lynne Adam Anderson Funeral Home And Cremations Lowell MA

Lynne Adam Anderson of Tyngsboro

live streaming picture 300x300Lynne Adam Anderson, 64, of Tyngsboro, MA died Thursday night, December 17, 2020 at Lowell General Hospital after a brief illness.

Born in Lowell, she was the daughter of the late Roy and Norma Anderson. She graduated from Tyngsboro High School with the class of 1974 and was a lifelong resident of Tyngsboro.

Lynne was a tax examiner for the IRS in Andover.  She had previously worked for Comcast of Chelmsford.

She was a member of the Tyngsboro Evangelical Congregational Church.

Lynne enjoyed computers and crouching.

She is survived by her son, Adam Smith of Salisbury, two brothers, Roy Jr. and his wife, Laurie Anderson of Temple, NH and Terrance Anderson of Keene, NH; two sisters, Bonnie and her husband, Garry Duguay of Tyngsboro and Helen Gordan of Milford, NH; and many nieces and nephews among them, Amanda and her husband, Nicholas Leach, and a grand nephew, Anderson Leach.  Lynne is also survived by several close friends.

She was the sister of the late Marie Houle of Manchester, NH and the friend of the late Frances Adams of Tyngsboro.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend her visitation on Monday, December 21, 2020 from 10 to 11am at the DOLANFUNERALHOME, 106 MIDDLESEX ST., N. CHELMSFORD, MA followed by a Funeral Service at 11am. Memorials may be made in her name to a charity of one’s choice. ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 978-251-4041. Guestbook at www.dolanfuneralhome.com

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Frederick W. Greenwood of Chelmsford

Greeenwood Photo127 crop 1 198x300Frederick W. Greenwood, 96, of Chelmsford died Friday, Nov. 20th, 2020 at D’Youville Senior Care.

He was married to the late Dorothy M. Greenwood.

Born in Chelmsford he was the son of the late Frederick and Gladys Greenwood.

Frederick was a foreman for the Chelmsford Highway Department for thirty years, retiring in 1988.

He was a proud lifelong resident of Chelmsford.

Frederick enjoyed fishing and going to the casinos and playing poker games on Wednesday nights..  His greatest joy was spending time with his grandchildren and his great grandchildren.

He is survived by his sons, Fred and his wife, Cheryl Greenwood of Mason, NH, Michael Greenwood of Billerica, David and his wife, Alice Greenwood of Osterville, MA and Dennis and his wife, Donna Greenwood of Chelmsford; nine grandchildren; fifteen great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

He was the brother of the late Milton Greenwood and Bertha Teehan, the grandfather of late Brian J. Dunn and the father-in-law of late Carol Greenwood.

There are no visiting hours. Funeral Mass Wednesday Nov. 25, at 1pm St. John the Evangelist Church. Watch virtually at www.chelmsfordcatholic.org  Burial in the Pine Ridge Cemetery, Chelmsford. Memorial may be made in his name to the Alzheimer’s  Association 309 Waverly Oaks Waltham MA 02452. ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 978-251-4041. Guestbook at www.dolanfuneralhome.com

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Stuart James Huntington of Woburn, MA

Crop 1 236x300Stuart James Huntington, 32, of Woburn, MA., passed away unexpectedly at home on Saturday, November 21, 2020.

He was born in Mountain View, CA and was the son of James Huntington of Holland Patent, NY and Brenna (Evans) Huntington of Dracut, MA.

Mr. Huntington was educated in the Chelmsford school system and graduated from Chelmsford High School with the class of 2007 and attended UMass Lowell after graduation.

Stuart was currently working at Five Guys in Waltham and had previously worked at Boston Market in Chelmsford. When not a work he enjoyed playing video games especially Pokemon Go.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by his paternal grandparents, Fred and Vivian Huntington of New Hartford, NY., and two brothers, Kyle Huntington of Easthampton, MA and Richard Lowe of Chelmsford, MA.

There will be a celebration of life at a time to be announced. Arrangements are by the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME, 106 MIDDLESEX ST. CHELMSFORD. Online guestbook is available at www.dolanfuneralhome.com

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Sophon Prak a longtime resident of Lowell

Prak Picture129 1 244x300live streaming picture 300x300Sophon Prak, 60, a longtime resident of Lowell, Ma Passed away Thursday, November 19, 2020 at Lahey Medical Center in Burlington, MA.

He was born in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

He served with the Cambodian Army.

Mr. Prak came to the United States in 2002 and became a US Citizen in 2007.

He was working at Tecomet in Acton, MA and was the former husband of Kanyaphon Kajapornsiri.

Sophon enjoyed Cambodian Politics, cooking and music. He loved spending time with his grandchildren and friends.

He is survived by his children, Visuth Park and his wife Srou Lin of Lowell, MA, Piseth Prak and Visuth Prak of Cambodia, Sophanya Prak and her companion Veasna Ngeth of Lowell, Socheata Thy of Cambodia, and Sovanmonita Prak of Lowell; He his also survived by eleven grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

Mr. Prak was the last of eleven brothers and sisters.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend his visitation on Wednesday, November 25th  from 11am to 12 Noon at Edson Cemetery, Lowell, followed by a graveside service at the cemetery. Online Guestbook is available at www.dolanfuneralhome.com

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Sokha Sib, 64 of Fitchburg, MA., and formerly of Lowell

Sokha Sib, 64 of Fitchburg, MA.,  and formerly of Lowell, passed away Monday, November 9th 2020 at Leominster Hospital.

Born in Battambang Cambodia, She came to the United States in 1976. She enjoyed gardening, cooking and above all else, spending time with her grandchildren.

Ms. Sib will always be remembered for treating the neighborhood like her family.

She is survived by three sons, Sokchear Lab, Sem Ham and Daniel Danh all of Lowell, two daughters, Sambath Lab of Freson, CA. and Mary Ham of Lowell, two brothers, two sister, 16 grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend her visitation on Friday, November 13, 2020 at Wat Khmer Samaki Temple, 85 Tyngsboro Rd, North Chelmsford., Her funeral procession will leave the Temple on Saturday, November, 14 2020 at 8:00 Am and conclude at Merrimack Cremation Services, 10 Henry Clay Drive Merrimack, NH. Arrangements are by Dolan Funeral Home, 978-251-4041. Online guestbook is available at www.dolanfuneralhome.com

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Matthew Meehan Turco

Matthew Meehan Turco, 42, of Lowell, MA, passed away Monday, November 9, 2020 at Mass General Hospital after a brief illness.

Born in Lowell, he was the son of John P. and Colleen (Meehan) Turco of Chelmsford, MA.

Matthew was educated in the Chelmsford school system and graduated from Chelmsford High School with the class of 1997. He furthered his education and earned his Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Rhode Island in Communications and Journalism. He worked many years for the Middlesex Sheriff’s Office.

Matthew’s love of family, especially his nieces and newborn nephew, was the center of his life.  His innate ability to always see the good and kindness in others made him a true gentle man. This quality perpetuated into all avenues of his life.  Being a loyal friend and coworker made Matt easily admired and loved by all those who knew him. While not at work, Matthew enjoyed going to the gym and staying active. He was an avid sports fan and enjoyed watching the New England Patriots, Boston Celtics and the Boston Red Sox.  One of his favorite events, was the yearly road trip he made with his Dad and dear friends to watch the Red Sox at opposing-teams’ stadiums across the country.

Besides his parents, he is survived by his sisters, Catie Bernier and her husband Jesse Bernier of North Reading, MA and Kara Turco and Robert Pacheco of Chelmsford, MA; two nieces, Anna Bernier and Ayla Bernier both of North Reading, MA, and newborn nephew Jack Pacheco of Chelmsford, MA, as well as many aunts, uncles, cousins and countless friends.

Matt’s family wishes to extend a sincere Thank You to Mass General staff for the loving care, expertise and support during this most difficult time.

Turco-Matthew Meehan Turco of Lowell, MA, died Monday, November 09, 2020. Visiting hours will be Thursday, November 12, 2020 from 5 to 8 P.M. Funeral will be Friday, November 13, at 10 A.M from the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME, 106 MIDDLESEX ST., CHELMSFORD, MA followed by a Funeral Mass at 11 A.M at St. John the Evangelist Church, Chelmsford. Interment will follow in West Chelmsford Cemetery, Chelmsford. In lieu of flowers, Memorial Donations may be made in memory of Matthew Turco to Mass General Hospital c/o Ellison Four, SICU, 125 Nashua Street, Suite 540, Boston, MA 02114 or online at https://giving.massgeneral.org/donate.  Online guestbook is available at www.dolanfuneralhome.com.

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Martha A. (Garrigan) Schott, of Nashua, NH

Martha Ann (Garrigan) Schott, 69, of Nashua, NH, passed away peacefully at her home Thursday morning, November 5, 2020.

Born in Lowell, January 8, 1951, daughter of the late Paul and Mildred (Devaney) Garrigan.  Martha was educated in the Lowell School system and graduated from Lowell High School with the class of 1968. Since early childhood, Martha was a parishioner at Sacred Heart Parish of Lowell.

She was employed at D’Youville Senior Care and previously had worked as an executive secretary at Wang in Lowell.

When Martha was not working, she was a Disney fanatic, and would travel to Disney World multiple times a year to enjoy the park and it’s magic. She also enjoyed going to Hampton Beach to stay at The Ashworth-by-the-Sea, to Portsmouth Harbor to watch the cargo ships come in and go out of the river and many trips to coastal Maine. Above all else, Martha enjoyed spending time with her family, especially with her beloved granddaughter, Hannah.

She was predeceased by her husband, Anthony Schott who passed away in 2011, and a brother Philip Garrigan who passed away in 2016.

Martha is survived by her son, Jeffrey Shephard and his wife Lecia Golden- Shephard of Kingston, NH, brothers, Paul Garrigan Jr. and his wife Gail of No. Hampton, NH, brother Thomas Garrigan and his wife Pamela of Lady Lake, FL., sister in law, Susan Garrigan of Lowell Ma, grandchildren, Hannah Shephard of Kingston NH and Oscar Robertson of Los Angeles Ca. She is also survived by her very special friend of 63 years, Margo Maloney of Lowell, as well as many nieces, nephews, cousins, countless friends and the Schott Family children and grandchildren.

At her request, there will be a celebration of life at a time to be announced. In lieu of cards and flowers please make donations to St. Judes Children’s Hospital; a charity very dear to Martha’s heart. Arrangements are by the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME, 106 MIDDLESEX ST., CHELMSFORD MA, 978-251-4041. Online guestbook is available at www.dolanfuneralhome.com

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Colin Hay Palmer Jr. of Chelmsford

Colin H. Palmer Jr. of Chelmsford, MA, died Tuesday, October 27, 2020 with his family by his side.

He was married to his high school sweetheart and love of his life, the late Sarah “Sally” Palmer who died on November 24, 2013.  Colin and Sally were long time residences of Chelmsford, since 1960, where they raised their three children.

Colin was born in Providence, RI and was the son of the late Colin and Agnes Palmer. He graduated from Hope High School in Providence, RI in 1947 and attended the University of Rhode Island.

Proudly Colin served the U.S. Navy during World War II.

Colin had a love for photography, he owned and operated the Photo Media 4 in Chelmsford with his wife and enjoyed a career at Itek Optical Systems in Lexington for 27 years.  In addition to his photography career, he worked as a local Real Estate Agent and Appraiser.

Colin was a communicant of Saint John the Evangelist Church.

He was a member of the Knights of Columbus, the Chelmsford Elks and the American Legion.

Colin is survived by his son, Colin and his wife, Claudia Palmer of White River Junction, VT; daughters, Agnes and her husband, Neil Leonard of Atkinson, NH and Sally and her husband, Steve Graves of Hampton, NH; seven grandchildren; fifteen great grandchildren; a niece and nephew.

He was the brother-in-law of the late Albert Rushforth Jr. and his wife the late Sandra Rushforth of Severn, MD.

Funeral Services will be held on June 30th at St. John’s the Evangelist Church in North Chelmsford followed by a Celebration of Life. Arrangements are by the Dolan Funeral Home, 106 Middlesex St. N.Chelmsford, MA. 978-251-4041. Online guestbook is available at www.dolanfuneralhome.com

 

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Fallon Maura Boyle of Lowell.

live streaming picture 300x300Fallon Maura Boyle, 32, of Lowell, MA died unexpectedly Tuesday, October 27, 2020 at her home.

Born in Lowell, she was the daughter of Thomas and Diane (Laurent) Boyle III. Fallon graduated from Lowell High School with the class of 2006, and after graduation proudly served with the U.S. Army in Afghanistan. She was still actively deployed at an Army base in Natick, MA when she passed away.

She was a communicant of St. Margaret of Scotland Church of Lowell, MA, and enjoyed spending time with her many friends and especially her mother whom was her best friend. She had an incredible zest for life and would light up any room she walked into. It was impossible not to smile and laugh when you were fortunate enough to have found yourself in her presence. She was always the life of the party. The world will truly never be the same without her.

She is survived by her two brothers Thomas Boyle IV of Dracut, MA and Brett Boyle of Lowell, MA, her love Matthew Haslett, and countless aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends.

Visiting hours Friday 3:00 to 7:00 P.M at the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME, 106 MIDDLESEX ST. CHELMSFORD, MA.  Due to COVID-19 restrictions please attend the funeral service virtually at www,dolanfuneralhome.com  on Saturday at 9:00 A.M.  ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 978-251-4041. Guestbook at www.dolanfuneralhome.com

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Walter L. Higgins of Chelmsford.

Walter H 1 Newspaper crop 300x253Mr. Walter Leonard Higgins, 87, of Chelmsford, MA died Monday, May 4, 2020 at Belvidere Health Care Center in Lowell, MA.

He was married to Mrs. Joyce A. (Burnham) Higgins with whom he would have celebrated their 43rd wedding anniversary on August 12, 2020.

Walter was a communicant of St. Mary Church in Chelmsford, MA.

Born in Stoneham, MA, and raised in Hingham, MA, he was the son of the late Walter Leo and Catherine (Sullivan) Higgins.  Walter was a graduate of Hingham High School with the class of 1951 and later attended Boston University.

He served in the U.S. Navy from 1953-1957 stationed at Fleet Weather Central in Hawaii.  His service in the Navy sparked a lifelong love of weather and inspired his career as a meteorologist, which spanned over four decades. He started a meteorologist working in the Old John Hancock tower in Boston, MA and retired from Meteorlogix of Lexington, MA in 2004.

Walter enjoyed his profession, and respected his colleagues, especially Harvey Leonard, a WCVB meteorologist.  He loved exploring nature and going for walks at Great Brook Farm State Park.  When at home, he was often found doing crossword or Sudoku puzzles.  The biggest joy in his life was his family.

Besides his wife, he is survived by a son Ken and his wife, Kelly Higgins of Merrimack, NH; a daughter, Kristen and her husband Adam Browning of Ayer, MA; a brother, John Higgins of Payson, AZ; a sister, Elaine Mercer of Merrimack, NH; a sister-in-law, Diane Higgins of Blue Springs, MO; three grandchildren, Jonathan and Elise Browning and Kayla Higgins; as well as many nieces and nephews.

He was the brother of the late Melbourne Higgins of Blue Springs, MO.

Burial in Fairview Cemetery, Chelmsford at 11am on Wednesday October 21, 2020. Memorials may be made in his name to the Chelmsford Public Library 25 Boston Road Chelmsford, MA 01824. ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 978-251-4041. Guestbook at www.dolanfuneralhome.com

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Michele K. McEnany Of Plymouth NH, formerly of Lowell.

crop 269x300Michele K. McEnany, 61, of Plymouth, NH formerly of Lowell died Friday, October 2, 2020 at her sister’s home in Tyngsboro.

Born in Lowell, MA, she was a daughter of the late Henry and Mary (Rogers) McEnany.

Michele was educated in the Chelmsford school system and graduated from Chelmsford High School with the class of 1977. She was employed for many years at the Chelmsford water department.

She was a parishioner of St. John the Evangelist Church and enjoyed the Wizard of Oz, riding motorcycles, and spending time with her cats.

Michele is survived by her companion, Kenny Malloy of Plymouth, NH, three brothers, Joseph Bergeron of Ft. Pierce, FL, John McEnany and his wife Rebecca of Franconia, NH, and Wesley McEnany, a sister Patricia Richer of Tyngsboro, MA, four nieces, Rosie Bergeron of Newburyport, MA, Sabrina Richer of Hudson, NH, Gillian Bergeron and her husband, Gregory Dyer of San Francisco, CA, Fiona McEnany of Franconia, NH, two nephews, Stephen Ramos of Lowell, MA, and Liam McEnany of Franconia, NH, great nieces and nephews, Jonathan, Riley, Lucas, Jonah, Maliyah and Beatrice, a step daughter, Jacqui Malloy and her children Fiona and Luna, a special sister, Cathy Gendron of North Chelmsford and special cousin Joe Fanaras of Hudson, NH.

She was the sister-in-law to the late David Richer.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend her graveside service on Wednesday, October 14, 2020 at 11am in Fairview Cemetery, Chelmsford. Arrangements are by DOLAN FUNERAL HOME, 106 Middlesex St., N.Chelmsford. In lieu of flowers, memorials in her name may be made to the MSPCA at www.mspca.org. Online guestbook is available at ww.dolanfuneralhome.com

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Noev Oum, 86, a long-time resident of Lowell.

Obit Pic 300x300Noev Oum, 86, a long-time resident of Lowell, passed away peacefully with his family by his side, at his home on Wednesday evening, October 7, 2020.

Born in Battambang, Cambodia he spent many years as a rice farmer prior to coming to the United States in April of 1985.

Mr. Oum enjoyed fishing and listening to Buddhist prayers.

He was the husband of the late Chan Chum and is survived by his children, Soeum Oum, Khve Oum, Sok and his wife Linda Lim, Sea Oum and her husband Rechatt Proum, Nicole Chan and her husband Hoeun, Desiree Oum- Rivera and her husband Pablo Rivera, May Oum and her husband Khar Sour all of Lowell, Pov Oum and her husband Jason Malakham of Spencer, Ma, 23 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren as well as many nieces and nephews.

Mr. Oum was predeceased by a sister.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend his calling hours on Friday, October 16, 2020 from 1:30 to 2:30 PM at the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME, 106 Middlesex St., N. Chelmsford. His funeral procession will leave the funeral home at 2:30 PM and conclude at Glory Temple. His funeral will be Saturday, October 17, 2020 with his funeral procession leaving Glory Temple at 8AM and concluding at Merrimack Cremation Services, 10 Henry Clay Drive., Merrimack, NH. Online guestbook is available at www.dolanfuneralhome.com

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