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An Prom a longtime resident of Lowell

Prom pic 1 300x300An Prom, 83, a longtime resident of Lowell, passed away peacefully Thursday, July 16, 2020 at Massachusetts General Hospital with her family by her side.

She was the wife of the late Hem En.

Born in Battambang Cambodia, she was the daughter of the late Chhim Prom and Orn Touch.

She came to the United States in March of 1982 and became a US citizen in 1998.

An was a loving and caring mother who took pride in providing for her family. She enjoyed spending time with friends and family.

She was a member of the Trairatanaram Buddhist Temple in Chelmsford, MA.

She is survived by six sons, Hang En and his wife Neary En, Chandara En and his wife Roath En, Ken Vanna En and his wife Ling En, Sovanna En and Mimith En and his wife Sophorn En, Soksambath En and his wife Savy;  a daughter, Saovary En, fifteen grandchildren, Chhaya En and his wife Bri En, Steven En, Choranay En, Darek En, Zachary En, Kevin En, Nicholas En, Ethan En, Thomas En, Mathew En, Sophia En, John En, Miranda En, Annie En, and Sara En; two great grandchildren, Alexender En and Lydia En,  and many nieces and nephews.

An is predeceased by two sons, a daughter, two brothers and a sister.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend her visitation on Sunday from 1-2 pm at the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 106 MIDDLESEX ST., N. CHELMSFORD MA. Her funeral procession will leave the Trairatanaram Buddhist Temple on Monday July 20, 2020 at 8AM and conclude at Merrimack Cremation Service, 10 Henry Clay Drive., Merrimack NH. Online guestbook is available at www.dolanfuneralhome.com

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Ernest Howland of Pepperell

Howland Pic 1 290x300Ernest Howland, 93, of Pepperell, MA died Monday, July 13, 2020 at Northwood Rehabilitation in Lowell, MA after a brief illness. He was the widower of the late Jean (Russon) Howland who died on December 19, 2011.

Born in Lowell, MA on January 28, 1927 he was the son of the late Henry and Edna (Brake) Howland.

He worked for the town of Chelmford, MA for 30 years retiring in 1992. He was a member of the North Chelmsford Congregational Church.

He enjoyed spending time in his workshop and spending time with family and friends.

Ernest is survived by his son and daughter-in-law Ronald and Althea Howland of Tyngsboro,MA; grandchildren Brian Pultar and his fiancé Kristin McMahon of Lowell, MA and William Pultar of Rockport, MA.

He was predeceased by his brother Donald Howland.

Funeral Service will be Monday at 9am at the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME, 106 MIDDLESEX ST., CHELMSFORD, MA.  Burial in Fairview Cemetery, Chelmsford.  Donations may be made in his memory to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 978-251-4041.

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Joseph Perry Raymond II, 85, of Lowell, MA

Joe Raymond Pic 247x300Joseph Perry Raymond II, 85, of Lowell, MA, passed away July 10, 2020.

He was born to the late Joseph and Elsie (Gonsalves) Raymond, May 2, 1935, in Lowell, MA. Joseph graduated from Lowell High School.  He was the beloved husband of the late Ann Marie (Keefe) Raymond who died May 22, 2016.

Joseph was a Lead Receiver for Stop & Shop for 40 years.  He enjoyed spending time with his children and grandchildren. His favorite pass time was taking long drives by the beach.  He was a member of the Lawrence Lodge of Elks, Lynn Yacht Club, and the Portuguese American Club.

He is survived by his five children:  Mr. Michael Raymond of Lowell, MA; Mr. Mark Raymond of Lowell, MA; Mr. Joseph Raymond III of Litchfield, NH; Mr. Matthew Raymond of Dunstable, MA; and Mrs. Jennifer Riley of Amesbury, MA.  He also is survived by seven grandchildren, a brother and sister.

 

At his request, a private memorial service was held on Wednesday at St. Mary’s cemetery in Tewksbury, MA for family members. ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 978-251-4041.

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Robert “Rob” Edward Hendrickson a lifelong resident of Westford

Hendrickson Pic 300x300Robert “Rob” Edward Hendrickson, 78, a lifelong resident of Westford, MA died Sunday, July 12, 2020 at  his home surrounded by his loving family.

He was married to Janet R. (Norgoal) Hendrickson with whom he would have celebrated their 53rd wedding anniversary on August 26, 2020.

Born in Lowell, he was the son of the late Allen and Violet (Tricorico) Hendrickson.   He attended Westford Academy. Rob retired from the Town of Westford Highway Dept. and H & M Metals of Amherst, NH. He loved spending time with his grandchildren and enjoyed salvaging scrap metal.

Besides his wife he is survived by his sons, Robert Hendrickson of Westford, and David Hendrickson of Hudson, NH, and a daughter, Sharon and her husband Keith Trott of Hudson, NH; brother, Allen and his wife Irene Hendrickson of Amhert, NH; six grandchildren, Kayla Cote, Kyle and Kendyl Trott, Alexis, Gabriel and Jacob Hendrickson, and many nieces and nephews.

 

Visiting hours Friday 10AM to 12 Noon. Funeral Friday at 12 Noon at the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 106 MIDDLESEX ST. CHELMSFORD. ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 978-251-4041.

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Michael Anthony Moore, of Lowell

pic CropPS 300x290live streaming picture 300x300Michael Anthony Moore, 63, of Lowell passed away, Sunday, July 5 2020 at Beth Israel Hospital in Boston.

Born in Boston he was the son of the late Sidney J. and Velma (Turner) Moore.

Michael was educated in the Lowell School System and graduated from Greater Lowell Technical High School with the class of 1974.

Mr. Moore enlisted in the Army following his graduation and was honorably discharged in 1985.

After receiving his honorable discharge, he began his career in trucking and at one point owned and operated his own trucking company until illness forced him into retirement in 2015.

In his free time Mr. Moore enjoyed barbequing for his family and friends and was known to have some of the best ribs. He was an avid card player and was a professional pool player prior to falling ill. Above all else, he loved time spent with family and friends.

Mr. Moore is survived by his significant other and soulmate for 23 years, Dyan Darcey, his children Kim Moore and her significant other Angel Diaz of N. Chelmsford, MA, Michael Moore Jr. and his wife Synouen of Lowell, MA, Tai Moore of Dracut, MA, and Sidney Moore of Lowell, MA., his siblings, Velma Simmons and her husband Rufus of Lowell, MA., Gloria Moore-Vaughn of Brockton, MA., Susan Lucas of Lowell, MA., Nancy McIntosh and her husband Gene of Lawrence, MA., Gary Moore of Georgia, Kenneth Moore and his wife Lisa of Tyngsboro, MA., 12 grand-children, Joshua, Eliana, Anthony, Samaia, Davien, Michael Jr., Sidney, Jordan, Ryan, Sidney Jr., Miranda, Haleigh, and Angel, two great-granddaughters, Mariana and Myla, and many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.

Mr. Moore is also survived by his ex-wife and friend Haeng Moore.

Mr. Moore was predeceased by his siblings, Sidney Moore, Larry Moore, and Debra Moore.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend his funeral service on Monday, July 13, 2020 at 11:00 AM at Dolan Funeral Home 106 Middlesex St. N. Chelmsford, MA. His visitation will precede his funeral service from 9:00AM to 11:00AM at the funeral home. Interment will follow in West Lawn II Cemetery, Lowell. In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to Joslin Diabetes Center, Boston, MA.  Arrangements are by DOLAN FUNERAL HOME, 106 MIDDLESEX ST. N.CHELMSFORD 978-251-4041. Live streaming and online guestbook are available at www.dolanfuneralhome.com

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Darlene (Koch) Felix Loving Mother, Grandmother, and Great-Grandmother of N. Chelmsford, MA

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Darlene (Koch) Felix, age 67, of Lowell and North Chelmsford, passed away Tuesday, July 7, 2020 at home surrounded by her loving family.

Born in Lowell, Darlene was the daughter of the late Robert and Pearl Koch. She attended Lowell Public Schools and worked in electronics at Astro Circuit of Lowell.

Darlene enjoyed cooking and was a devoted mother, spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Darlene is survived by her daughter, Amy Hughes and her husband Stephen and their children, Louis, Paige, Patrick, and Molly all of North Chelmsford, where she made her home; her son Derek Felix Sr. and his wife Lisa of Londonderry, NH and their son P.F.C. Derek Felix Jr. USMC; daughter Heidi Hall and her husband John of Dracut and their children, Nichole, Amanda, John, Kendra and Haley; daughter Lisa Hodgson of Dracut and her son Retired First Class Army Veteran Christopher Jopson; and son, Roy Felix Jr. of Dracut and his children Raeann, Ursula, Roy and Joseph. She is also survived by eleven great grandchildren, five sisters, seven brothers and many nieces and nephews. She also leaves her dear friend, Nancy J. Hughes.

She was predeceased by her grandson P.F.C. Brian Jopson, USMC.

Visiting hours Monday 3 to 7 P.M. Funeral Tuesday at 10am from the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 106 MIDDLESEX ST. CHELMSFORD. Burial in Pine Ridge Cemetery, Chelmsford. ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 978-251-4041.

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Sarin Sor a longtime resident of Lowell, MA

Sor Pic 300x300Sarin Sor, 63, a longtime resident of Lowell , MA passed away Friday June 19, 2020 at her home surrounded by her loving family.

She was born in Battambong, Cambodia the daughter of the late Thong and Touch Sor.

Sarin came to the USA in July of 1982.

She enjoyed going to the Glory Temple and spending time with her family.  Sarin will be remembered as kind, charitable and caring.

She is survived by her children, Narong Chan of Lowell and Nary Chan of Lowell, a sister Sary Sor of Lowell, and two nieces and a nephew.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to the Trairatanaram Temple in Chelmsford, MA on Thursday, June 25, 2020 after 3PM. Funeral Friday from the Trairatanaram Temple at 8AM.  Cremation at Merrimack Crematory, Merrimack, NH.  Please keep in mind, Covid-19 restrictions and social distancing protocols are still in place.

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Daniel L. Goodwin of Chelmsford, MA

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live streaming picture 300x300Daniel Luster Goodwin, 65, of Chelmsford, MA died Monday June 29, 2020 at Lowell General Hospital after a brief illness.

He was married to the late Karen L. (Dinnigan) Goodwin who died April 17, 2002.

Born in Stoneham, he was the son of the late James and Louisa (Akerley) Goodwin. He graduated from North Reading High School with the class of 1972.  He attended Culinary College.

Daniel was the general manager for Bickford’s Restaurant in Acton, and previously owned and operated Seafood Connections of Chelmsford.

Daniel was an avid sports fan he enjoyed the Red Sox and New England Patriots. He enjoyed golfing, and loved spending time with his family.

He is survived by his daughters, Ashley Goodwin of Chelmsford, Courtney McLaughlin and her husband Kevin of Merrimack, NH, two step daughters, Amy and her husband Joseph Conner of Myrtle Beach, SC, and Kristen and her husband Ted Nunes of Ledyard, CT; six grandchildren, Kyle LaCroix, Haley, Todd and Sydney Nunes, Quinn and Connor McLaughlin; two brothers, James Goodwin of South Port, NC and Ronald and his wife Jackie Goodwin of Wilmington, MA, and many loving nieces and nephews.

Visiting hours Wed. 5 to 8 P.M. Funeral Thurs. at 10am at the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME, 106 MIDDLESEX ST. CHELMSFORD. Burial at Fairview Cemetery, Chelmsford.  ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 978-256-4040.

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Karen M. Dearborn of Chelmsford, MA

Touched up Pic 300x300Karen Marie Dearborn, 48, of Chelmsford, MA died Sunday June 28,, 2020 at Lowell General Hospital.

She was married to Mickey Dearborn with whom she celebrated their 31st wedding anniversary on May 13, 2020.

Born in Lowell, she was the daughter of Patricia (Gadourey) Masson of Lowell and the late Richard Masson. She attended Lowell High School and was working at UPS in Chelmsford for more than 12 years.

Karen enjoyed riding her motorcycle and loved spending time with her grandchildren.

Besides her husband and mother, she is survived by her daughters, April Dearborn and her significant other, Lorenzo Nunez of N. Chelmsford, and Jessica Dearborn and her significant other Malcolm Cantres of Lowell; two brothers, Richard and his wife Susan Masson of Lowell, and Al and his wife Amanda Masson of Lowell; four plus one grandchildren, Julissa Daniel-Dearborn, Jaylanni  and Avyanna Cantres, Richard and Robert Nunez; mother and father-in-law, Robert and Carole Dearborn of Sanford, ME and several nieces and nephews.

Visiting hours Fri. 9 to 10:30 A.M. at the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME, 106 MIDDLESEX ST. CHELMSFORD, with a graveside service at 11 am at Fairview Cemetery Chelmsford. ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 978-251-4041.

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Pheng Seng a longtime resident of Lowell, MA

Seng Web 300x300Pheng Seng, 82, a longtime resident of Lowell , MA passed away Friday June 19, 2020 at his home surrounded by his loving family.

He was born in Kratie, Cambodia the son of the late Thorng Seng and Lan Long.

He is the husband of Yoeurn Chhneang .

Pheng came to the USA in April of 1997 and became a US Citizen in June 2010.

He enjoyed attending Elder Care activities and watching TV.

He attended ceremonies at the Glory Temple.

Besides his wife, he is survived by his children, Three sons, and four daughters, a sister, 12 grandchildren, one great grandchild, and many nieces and nephews.

He was the father of the late Kimsin Seng.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend his funeral, on Friday, June 26, 2020, at 8 AM at the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 106 Middlesex St. Chelmsford, MA.  Cremation at Merrimack Crematory, Merrimack, NH.  Please keep in mind, Covid-19 restrictions and social distancing protocols are still in place.

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Judith A. (Ciulla) Tello of N. Chelmsford

Tello Pic Web 298x300Judith A. (Ciulla) Tello, 72, of N. Chelmsford, passed away Tuesday, June 23, 2020 at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was married to David C. Tello, with whom she celebrated 53 years of marriage this past February.

Born in Everett, she was the daughter of the late Melocre and Geneive (Sherman) Ciulla.

Mrs. Tello was educated in the Chelmsford school system and graduated from Chelmsford High School with the class of 1966. She worked for many years at St. Joseph Hospital in Lowell and most recently at the Mass Eye Association from where she retired.

She enjoyed playing Bingo and spending time with her family and friends.

In addition to her husband, Mrs. Tello is survived by her children, David Tello and his wife Kelly of Windham, NH., Peter Tello and his wife Jennifer of Nashua, NH., Robert Tello of Las Vegas, NV., Daniel Tello of Chelmsford, MA., and Christine Bracket and her husband Mark of Elkton, MD., three brothers, Salvatore Ciulla and his wife Pamela of Blair, Nebraska, Melcure Ciulla and his wife Jocelyn of Chelmsford, MA., Charles Ciulla of Lowell, MA., and Linda Zaher and her husband Brian of Chelmsford, MA., 16 grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren as well as many nieces and nephews.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend her Memorial Mass at the Immaculate Conception Church in Nashua at a later date. Arrangements are by the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME, 106 MIDDLESEX ST. N.CHELMSFORD, MA 978-256-4040.

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Nancy Grace Ulrickson of Inverness, Fl formerly of Duvall, WA, and Chelmsford, MA

Ulrickson Cropped 300x300Nancy Grace Ulrickson, 82, of Inverness, FL formerly of Duvall, WA, and Chelmsford, MA died Monday June 8, 2020 at Citrus Memorial Hospital.
She was married to Carl Ulrickson with whom she celebrated their 58th wedding anniversary this past September.
Born in Somerville, MA, she was the daughter of the late Francis and Grace (Lee) Devlin. She graduated from Somerville High School with the class of 1955.
Nancy was an amazing mother and wife. She loved spending time with her family, reading and was a phenomenal baker.
Besides her husband she is survived by her son Carl of Ocean Isle Beach, NC, daughter Kirsten and her husband Scott Briggs of Redmond, WA; two grandchildren, Christine Briggs, and Megan and her husband Daniel Ezzelle; a great grandson Shepherd Ezzelle; a twin sister, Patricia Ring and her husband Richard of Chelmsford, and many nieces and nephews.
She was the sister of the late Francis Devlin.
Interment in the family plot at Pine Ridge Cemetery will be at a later date. ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 978-251-4041.

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Barbara Boyle Clement of Tewksbury

Clement Web 288x300The world was suddenly less vibrant on the morning of Wednesday, June 17, 2020 when Barbara Boyle Clement peacefully passed away. She died at home in the arms of her daughter Jennifer Clement and son Jonathan Clement with her large and loving extended family by her side.

 

Barbara was predeceased by her beloved husband Richard “Sliver” Clement and her darling son Christopher Clement.

 

Born on November 30, 1934, in Lowell, MA, to Jean Bourk Boyle and Thomas E. Boyle Sr., Barbara was the eldest daughter of the Boyle clan.  She worked as a proofreader for The Courier Citizen, The Boston Globe and Sullivan Brothers. She later became an LPN.

 

A voracious reader, nothing captivated Barbara more than history and there was not a local historical event, large or small, that she couldn’t report on with dates, times and the most intricate of details. Her mind remained sharp, brilliant and curious until the very end.

 

Barbara was also a force; she was larger than life. A master storyteller, she was witty, clever and had a devilish sense of humor.  No one delivered a punchline with more gusto.  In a room of big personalities hers outshone them all.

 

She will be sorely missed by her sister Gail McDonald of Ipswich MA, her brothers Robert “Bobby” Boyle of Ft Lauderdale Florida, Gary (Edna) Boyle of Seabrook NH.  Barbara was predeceased by her brothers Edward Boyle, Thomas “Tommy” Boyle, Richard “Dickie” Boyle, her cousin Roger Bourk who was raised with the family as a brother as well as her beloved niece Laurie Boyle Bresnahan.

 

She has left behind many, deeply loved extended family members with whom she thought of as her own.

 

Barbara had many dear friends young and old, from all walks of life. Everywhere Barbara traveled, she had a friend or made a new one. Each day and every encounter was a chance to learn something new and gain knowledge about those around her. She was kind and generous and her friendship knew no bounds.

 

Relatives and friends are invited to her memorial funeral Mass on Saturday, June 27th at 9:00 am at St. Patrick’s church, 282 Suffolk St. Lowell, MA. Funeral arrangements will be handled by Dolan Funeral Home. The family encourages everyone to sign the guestbook and share a memory at www.dolanfuneralhome.com.  In light of COVID-19 restrictions, we ask that all attendees please wear a mask and practice social distancing while inside the church.

 

A private family celebration of Barbara’s life will be held at the family home. Stories will be shared—and those are plentiful. Laughter will be heard and her family will eat, drink and toast the vibrant, family grande dame Barbara was. Tears will be shed but wiped away quickly, as Barbara would want to be remembered with laughter instead of sorrow and as it was for her entire life, what Barbara wants, Barbara gets.

 

The family asks in lieu of flowers, donations to the Lowell Historical Society are made in Barbara’s memory www.lowellhistoricalsociety.org

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Lois M. (Galvin) Steele of Chelmsford formerly of Waltham

Steele Pic 300x300Lois M. (Galvin) Steele, 84, of Chelmsford formerly of Waltham died Thursday, June 18, 2020 at Life Care Center of the Merrimack Valley in N. Billerica. She was married to the late Charles E. Steele, who died in 1983. Born in Charlestown, she was the daughter of the late Francis and Eileen Galvin.

 

Lois was a devoted homemaker and helped care for several generations of her family. Her greatest joy was spending time with her family and she adored her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. She enjoyed being called “Nana” and would tell anyone she met to call her that. Lois could strike up a conversation with anyone, in any situation. Lois enjoyed Candlepin bowling with a league and had many trophies. She loved watching soap operas and game shows, especially The Price is Right, Wheel of Fortune, and Jeopardy.  Lois loved going out to eat and ordering a bacon cheeseburger and salad, even though she filled up on salad each time and had to take the burger home. Lois was a big Red Sox fan, watching many games on TV and watching her sons play in Little League.  She loved BINGO and hoped to win big. Lois enjoyed music and spent time at Life Care Center listening to music and dancing. Her big indulgence was Milky Way Dark candy bars which she stashed in her freezer to eat cold.

 

As the matriarch of her family, her passing will create a void that will be hard to fill and she will be missed by many. She is survived by her sons, James Cavalieri and his fiance, Pamela Williams of Marlboro and Robert Steele and his wife, Jennifer Kraus of Milford; daughter, Donna and her husband, Thomas Dennett of Hudson, NH; brother, David Galvin and Debbie of Haverhill, MA; sisters, Eileen Richardson of Charlestown, MA and Barbara Sleek of Haverhill, MA; nine grandchildren, Tracy Ruyffelaert and her husband Shawn, Jessica Dennett and her husband Richard Bourbeau, Tony Cavalieri, Jeff Cavalieri, Cassandra Cavalieri, Darien Steele, Kyle Kraus, Ryan Williams and Jillianne Molloy; eight great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers please consider making a donation to Rosie’s Place in Boston. Lois donated when she could spare money throughout the years and would love to know that she has inspired someone to donate to the cause.

 

Immediate family only please at visiting hours on Tuesday 3 to 7 P.M. Funeral for immediate family only on Wednesday at 10am at the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 106 MIDDLESEX ST. CHELMSFORD. Burial with immediate family only at the Mount Feake Cemetery, Waltham.  ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 978-251-4041.

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Richard Steven Bezdeny of North Chelmsford

Garden background Pic 300x276Richard “Dick” Steven Bezdeny, 82, of N. Chelmsford, MA died Wednesday, June 10, 2020 surrounded by his loving family. He was married for over 55 years to Barbara Drake Bezdeny.

 

Born in Minneapolis, MN, he was the son of the late Robert and Alice (Garland) Bezdeny. He graduated from Washburn High School and the University of Minnesota. After graduation he enlisted in the Army and later served in the National Guard.

 

After his honorable discharge, Dick worked at Hanover Insurance Company and later retired from AIG in Boston.

 

Dick was a lifetime member of the Congregational Church North Chelmsford, where he served as a Deacon. He also was a long-time member of the Jaycees. In his free time, Dick enjoyed gardening, bicycling, and camping in Bar Harbor along with fishing in MN. He was an avid traveler and he loved socializing with family and friends where he was known for his great story telling, laughter and dry martinis. He lived a full and happy life!

 

Dick is survived by his loving wife Barbara, his three daughters, Jacqueline Bezdeny of Chelmsford, Suzanne Bezdeny and her husband, Aaron Norouzi of Northridge, CA and Christine Bezdeny of Northridge, CA. He is also survived by his sister Susan Collins and her husband Martin Frank of Morgan Hills, CA.

 

Visiting hours are on Monday, June 22, 2020 from 3 – 7pm at the Dolan Funeral Home, 106 Middlesex St, North Chelmsford. His funeral will be celebrated on Tuesday, June 23, 2020 at 10am at the Dolan Funeral Home followed by graveside services at Milton Cemetery, 211 Centre Street, Milton, MA.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Family Youth Ministry of the Congregational Church North Chelmsford, 15 Princeton Street, N. Chelmsford, MA 01863.

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Professor Emeritus Dr. Theodore “Ted” Namm of Chelmsford

Namm Pic 298x300Professor Emeritus Dr. Theodore “Ted” Namm, 77, of Chelmsford, Massachusetts passed away unexpectedly on June 10, 2020 at Lahey Hospital & Medical Center in Burlington, MA. Ted was married to Linda L. (Petit) Namm, with whom he celebrated their 48th wedding anniversary on May 27.

Born on December 29, 1942 in New York City, Ted was the son of the late Jacob and Rose (Deutsch) Namm.  A 1960 graduate of James Monroe High School in the Bronx, he earned his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from Fordham University, also in the Bronx, New York.  In 1968 he was awarded a PhD in Genetics from the University of New Hampshire in Durham.

His first teaching position was at the University of South Dakota in Vermilion for one year.  From 1969 – 1972 Dr. Namm was a faculty member at St. Francis College in Biddeford, Maine, now the University of New England.

Beginning in September of 1973 through December of 2014, Dr. Namm was a valued full-time professor for more than 41 years in what is now the Zuckerberg College of Health Sciences at the University of Massachusetts Lowell.  He developed and taught an undergraduate course in Medical & Clinical Genetics, as well as a graduate online course in Clinical Applications of Molecular Genetics which he last taught in the fall semester of 2018.  His students considered Dr. Namm an outstanding professor who challenged them to think.  They appreciated his knowledge and enthusiasm for the subject matter, his passion for teaching, and his efforts to develop their critical thinking skills.  He was the recipient of numerous teaching excellence awards over the years.

In 1994 Dr. Namm was promoted to the rank of full professor. During Commencement in 1996, he was awarded the University Medal for Distinguished Public Service.

Dr. Namm and his colleagues were co-authors of several editions of “A Laboratory Manual of Human Anatomy & Physiology”.  His organization skills made him the obvious choice to coordinate all of the Anatomy & Physiology lecture and laboratory sections.

He was a highly respected mentor to new faculty and colleagues.  His tenure as Department of Clinical Lab Sciences chairperson highlighted his years of service on numerous department, college, and university level committees including Pre-Med Advisor and Undergraduate Transfer Student Coordinator.

As a member of the American Society of Human Genetics, the Human Anatomy & Physiology Society, and the American Association for the Advancement of Science, Dr. Namm attended many annual conferences and conducted numerous workshops and poster presentations.

At no charge, Dr. Namm provided genetic counseling services to Lowell area residents.  For 32 years Ted volunteered weekly in the Hall of Human Life, and for many special exhibitions, at the Museum of Science in Boston.  Dr. Namm was frequently invited as a guest speaker on the topic of the latest and greatest in Genetics.  The week before his death he was preparing for his annual guest lecture for a UML Physical Therapy class, this time looking forward to the new challenge of presenting on Zoom.

Ted taught himself to play several musical instruments.  His collection of poems was accepted for publication.  He loved all sports, and as a transplanted New Englander, he became an avid fan of the Red Sox, Celtics, Bruins, and Patriots.  Ted and Linda rarely missed watching the game show Jeopardy! together to keep their memory sharp and their competitive juices flowing.  Among family and friends, Ted was the go-to person to explain medical information.

Dr. Namm’s quick wit and dry sense of humor were legendary. A lifelong learner, Ted was truly an intelligent and multi-talented Renaissance man.  Over his 77 years, he impacted the lives of thousands and made a difference in many.

Ted is survived by his loving wife of 48 years, Linda L. (Petit) Namm of Chelmsford; his cherished sister Anita M. Brownstein and her husband Abraham of Boynton Beach, FL; one brother-in-law, Norman J. Petit and his wife Margaret of Arundel, ME; three sisters-in-law, Joanne J. Eon and her husband Donald of Biddeford, ME, Carol A. Roy and her husband Guy of Plymouth, MA, and Janice E. Lapierre and her husband Gerard of Biddeford, ME; eleven nephews and nieces including Susan Wolkenbrod of Plainview, NY, Marcy Mielz of Boca Raton, FL, and Barrie Cota of Woodmere, NY.

Funeral services were private with burial taking place in Pine Ridge Cemetery in Chelmsford.  The obituary and online guestbook are available at www.dolanfuneralhome.com.

Memorial donations in honor of Ted may be made to: Zuckerberg College of Health Sciences Scholarship Fund, attn: Deme Gys, UMass Lowell Advancement Office, 45 Lawrence Drive, Lowell, MA 01854 or to:  Hall of Human Life Endowment Fund, attn: Annual Giving, Museum of Science Boston, 1 Science Park, Boston, MA 02114.

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Alyna Sovann Prak of Coventry, RI

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Alyna Sovann Prak, 39, of Coventry, RI., passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, June 11 at her home.

She was born in Sa Kaeo, Thailand the daughter of Song Prak of Lowell and Torng Yath.

Alyna came to the United States in 1985 and was educated in the Lowell school system. She was a 1998 graduate of Lowell High School. She furthered her education, earning her Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing. She had a true passion for caring for people and had worked as a nurse in Westerly, RI., and was currently employed as a registered nurse at Elmhurst Nursing Home in Providence, RI.

Ms. Prak is survived by her father, Song Prak of Lowell, her siblings, Chanthou Souk and her spouse An Kong, Chantha Prak, Dan Boeun, Chantina Ong and her spouse Brandon Ong, Chanthea Prak, Alena Prak and her spouse Kenner Ouch, and SorannPrak.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend her calling hours on Friday, June 19, 2020 from 3Pm to 7Pm at the Dolan Funeral Home, 106 Middlesex St., N. Chelmsford and live streamed at www.dolanfuneralhome.com. Her funeral will be Saturday from the funeral home and livestreamed at 8AM with a cremation service to follow at Merrimack Crematory Services, 10 Henry Clay Drive, Merrimack NH. Please keep in mind COVID-19 restrictions and social distancing protocols are still in effect.

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Carol May Leary of Tyngsboro, MA

Leary Wb 300x300Carol May Leary, 77, of a lifelong resident of Tyngsboro, MA died Wednesday June 10, 2020 at her home.

She was married to Daniel Leary with whom she celebrated their 57th wedding anniversary this past April 28th.

Born in Lowell, she was the daughter of the late Ernest and Kathlyn (Peasley) Dixon. She graduated from Lowell High School with the class of 1960.

In her younger years she worked at John Hancock and Raytheon.

She was a communicant of Evangelical Congregational Church in Tyngsboro.

Carol was an avid bird watcher and enjoyed travelling with her husband.

Besides her husband she is survived by her daughter Tammy and her husband Brad Klackle of Nashua, NH; a son, Matthew Leary of Manchester, NH; sisters, Janice and her husband Thomas Caruso of Tyngsboro, MA, Kathlyn and her husband Robert Keene of Jefferson, NH; twelve grandchildren, four great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

She was the mother of the late Wendy Martineau and sister of the late Sarah Stecchi and Dorothy Dunderdale.

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Lori Anne Tuttle of Chelmsford

Pic e1591736250942 300x300Lori Anne Tuttle, 54, of Chelmsford, MA passed away Tuesday afternoon, June 2, 2020 at her home. Born in Cambridge, she was the daughter of the late John and Judith (Talbot) Hannafin. She was a very proud graduate of Billerica Memorial High School with the class of 1983. She worked at local dentist offices throughout the years. She was a communicant of St. Mary’s Church in Chelmsford. Lori was a loving mother who cared about her children and family above all else. She is survived by her son Connor Tuttle of Bedford, MA, and her daughter Meaghan Tuttle of Watertown, MA; brothers, Daniel and his wife Judi Hannafin of Largo, FL, John and his wife Nancy Hannafin of Parkton, MD, and a sister Jill and her husband Richard Garvey of Chelmsford. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews. She was the sister of the late William Seal.

 

A private funeral Mass was celebrated at St. Mary Church in Chelmsford followed by a burial at Pine Ridge Cemetery.  ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 978-256-4040.

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Albert Asamau N’Tangri of Manchester, NH

pic 1 203x300live streaming picture 300x300Albert N’Tangri, 27, of Manchester NH, and formerly of Lowell, MA, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, May 30, 2020

Born in Kumbo, Cameroon, the son of Rolly N’Tangri and Martha Kinyuy both of Cameroon. He was educated in Cameroon prior to coming to the United States.

Albert received his bachelor’s degree in Nursing and was currently working at New Hampshire Hospital in Concord.

He was a member of the Bongkisheri Family Union-New England (BFU-NE).

Mr. N’Tangri was predeceased by a brother Boris N’Tangri

Albert is survived by his parents Rolly N’Tangri, Martha Kinyuy, and sister Maria-Salome Berinyuy N’Tangri and many aunts and uncles all of which are in Cameroon.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend his visitation on Friday, June 12, 2020 from 3-7pm at the Dolan Funeral Home, 106 Middlesex Street, N. Chelmsford, MA. 01863. His Funeral will be Saturday at at 8am at the funeral home followed by a Funeral Mass 9am at St. John the Evangelist Church, 115 Middlesex street, N.Chelmsford. The Mass will be live streamed from chelmsfordcatholic.org; whereas only 40 family members are allowed into church due to Covid-19 restrictions.  Graveside service will be livestreamed and will follow in Lowell Cemetery.

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