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Constance “Connie” (Scarmeas) Delmore of Chelmsford, MA

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live streaming picture 300x300Constance “Connie” (Scarmeas) Delmore, 82, of Chelmsford, MA died Thursday, February 4, 2021 at her home.

Born in Lowell, she was the daughter of the late John and Evridiki Scarmeas.   She graduated from Lowell High School with the class of 1956.

Connie was a longtime resident of Chelmsford. She was a respected real estate agent for more than 50 years; her last 21 spent with Coldwell Banker Realty of Chelmsford. She was tenacious, but compassionate; often times donating her time, energy and income to those clients less fortunate. In spite of that petite frame, everyone in the real estate community looked up to her, respected and revered her.

She is survived by two sons, John and his wife Kristin Delmore of Chelmsford and David and his wife Kate Delmore of Sudbury; two brothers, Bill Scarmeas of Palm Beach Shores, FL and Chris and his wife, June Scarmeas of Lowell; five grandchildren, Darius Delmore, Jasmine Delmore, Ash Delmore, Drew Delmore and Noah Safar, her half-sister Jennifer Seale and her husband Johnny and six nieces, Kristal Lavelle of Westford, Vicki Scarmeas of Chelmsford, Kelley and her husband, Dr. Sharif Nankoe of Burlington, VT, Nicole Scarmeas of Lowell, Audrey and Karen Patenaude of Lowell, MA.

She was the sister of the late Pauline Scarmeas, who died April 16, 2014.

 

DELMORE, Constance “Connie” (Scarmeas) Delmore of Chelmsford, MA died Thursday, Feb. 4, 2021. Visitation will be Fri. from 10 to 11am at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, 62 Lewis St., Lowell, MA followed by a Funeral Service at 11am.  Due to Covid-19 restrictions seating is limited.  Burial in Westlawn II Cemetery, Lowell. ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 978-251-4041. Guestbook at www.dolanfuneralhome.com.

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Sieklim Sie of Shirley, MA

Sieklim Sie, 80, of Shirley, MA died Thursday, December 31, 2020 at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston.

She was married to the late Song Yong who passed away on January 5, 2020.

Born in Prey Veng, Cambodia, she was the daughter of the late Lim Sie and Mol Pan. Sieklim and her husband co-owned and operated a jewelry store in Cambodia. She came to the United States from Cambodia in August of 2011.

She was a member of Glory Buddhist Temple of Lowell, MA where she was a devout Buddhist. Sieklim enjoyed walking and traveling but above all else she enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren. One thing that her family will remember her most by was her generosity.

She is survived by her sons and their spouses Leang Song of Cambodia, Chhean An and Nea Nay of Los Angeles, CA, Piseth Kong and Thany Long of Cambodia, Tonghap Song and Eang Hout of Cambodia, Tonghak Song and Nee Cher of Cambodia, her daughters and their spouses, Sour An and Chamroeun Leang of Cambodia, Srey Song and and Meng Hor of Cambodia, and Borany and Brandon Eang of Shirley, MA.

 

Sie, Sieklim of Shirley, MA died December 31, 2020. Funeral Thursday, January 7, 2021 at 12:30 PM from the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 106 MIDDLESEX ST. CHELMSFORD, followed by a funeral procession to Westlawn II Cemetery in Lowell, MA. ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 978-251-4041. Guestbook at www.dolanfuneralhome.com

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Dora Rose DesAutels of Peabody, MA formerly of Westford, MA

Obit Pic 1 200x300Dora DesAutels, 81, residing in Brooksby Village, Peabody, MA, formerly of Westford, MA, died Friday, October 16, 2020 at North Shore Medical Center. She was married to Gerard DesAutels with whom she celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary this past July. Born in Island Falls, ME she was the daughter of the late Henry H. and Evangeline (Tilley) Gormley. She graduated from Sherman High School in Sherman, ME with the class of 1957. After high school Dora went on to earn her bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education from Farmington State Teaching College and her master’s in Education from University of Maine in Orono. She was an Elementary school teacher at the Nabnasset and Cameron Schools retiring in 2004. Prior to teaching in Westford Dora taught in Maine and Reading, MA. She was a communicant of St. Catherine of Alexandria Church of Westford, MA. Knitting, gardening, sewing and above all else, spending time with her grandchildren were among her favorite things. Besides her husband she is survived by her son and his wife Christopher and Jennifer DesAutels of Medford, MA, her daughter and her husband Corinne and Kevin O’Reilly of Norwood, MA, her sister and her husband Joan and Robert Fries of Fairport, NY, and her six grandchildren Gerard O’Reilly, Eileen O’Reilly, James O’Reilly, Eamon O’Reilly, Julie DesAutels, and Christine DesAutels. Consistent with her wishes there will be no visitation. A private funeral and burial will be held on Wednesday, October 21 at Saint Catherine of Alexandria Church. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to MassGeneral Cancer Center at https://giving.massgeneral.org/cancer/donate/

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Funeral Service And Cremations Lowell MA

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Over the last few months, many of our friends and neighbors in and around Chelmsford have reached out asking how Dolan Funeral Home is ensuring the health and well-being of everyone who walks through our doors. They wonder how our services have changed. They’re curious about our cleaning protocols. They want to know what to expect when meeting with our staff to plan or attend a funeral or burial.

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Richard Peter Versoi of Stow, MA

image 300x300live streaming picture 300x300Mr. Richard P. Versoi, 92, of Stow, MA, formerly of Bedford, MA passed-away peacefully on September 7, 2020 at Nashoba Valley Care Center.

He was married to the late Mrs. Chellis L. Versoi.

Born in Seattle, WA on July 11, 1928 the son of the late Arthur Versoi and Della (Staples) Versoi.

He was a graduate of Seattle High School with the class of 1946.

He served with the US Army during the Korean War having obtained the rank of Master Sargent, discharged with honors in 1952.

He retired from Bull HN of Billerica, MA in 1990 as the Chief Financial Officer. He previously worked at Honeywell and General Electric.

He enjoyed downhill skiing, golf, and spending time with his grandchildren.

He is survived by his sons Peter and Karen Versoi of Gilbert, SC, Stephen and Barbara Versoi of Frederick, CO and Thomas Versoi of Stow, MA, and his daughter-in-law Celeste Versoi of Stow, MA, grandchildren Daniel Versoi, Kenneth Versoi, Eric Versoi, KathleenTallon, Samuel Versoi, James Versoi and 4 great-grandchildren.

ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 978-256-4040. Guestbook at www.dolanfuneralhome.com, memorial service will be at noon on Friday September 11, 2020.

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Joan M. Roy Active Parishioner of St. John the Evangelist Parish

6952 Roy Picture 272x300Joan M. Roy of Westford passed away on September 2, 2020.  She was predeceased by her husband, Robert P. Roy, Sr. who died April 6, 1991, and the daughter of the late John J. and Marion L. (Smith) McLaughlin of Woburn.

She was educated in the Woburn public schools and UMass Amherst where she received a Bachelor of Science degree in Foods and Nutrition with the Class of 1950. She completed a Dietetic Internship at Mt. Auburn Hospital, Cambridge.

She worked as a Registered Dietitian at the Veterans Administration Hospital, Bedford, the VA Outpatient Clinic in Lowell, the Tewksbury Hospital School of Practical Nursing, Rivercrest-Deaconess Long Term Care facility in Concord, and Nashoba Nursing Service in Harvard.

For over 50 years she was a volunteer at her parish, St. John the Evangelist in North Chelmsford, where she served on the Altar Guild, the Parish Council, and the Hospitality Committee.

After retiring from dietetics she volunteered at Fruitlands Museum in Harvard, the American Textile History Museum in Lowell, and in her condo community, the Village at Stone Ridge, Westford. Additionally, she was employed part-time in the Building Department at Town Hall, Westford.  She always enjoyed working, but particularly loved the camaraderie of the workplace.

Her interests, in addition to family and friends, included bridge, books, traveling, the musical theatre, and Road Scholar/Elderhostel – participating in many such programs.

Joan was an enthusiastic and great cook.  She frequently participated in cooking competitions, winning several prizes.  Her friends and family loved her dinners.

Joan’s greatest gift, and the essence of her character, was to make everyone she met feel important.  She took interest in everyone, always expressing her excitement for their accomplishments.  Joan was always giving her time and energy to make our lives better.  She was many things to many people – Joan, Mom, Nana – and above all else, a friend to all.

She is survived by her five children and their spouses; Robert P. Jr. and Denise (Perkins) Roy of Georgetown, Capt. Joseph  J.(ret. Westford PD) and Mary (Byrne) Roy,  of Westford,  James E. and Geraldine (LeBlanc) Roy of Stonington, CT,  Michele (Roy) and Richard Curtis of Westford, and Mary-Ann (Roy) and Jeff McCue of Kingston, MA. She also leaves a sister-in -law, Rita and her husband “Doc” Michaels of Nashua, NH.

She leaves twelve grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews, among them, Susan and Robert Nelson of Hampton, NH,  and artist Richard Marion of Lowell.

She was pre-deceased by her siblings, Dr. Laurence S. McLaughlin, Marion L. McLaughlin, and M. Pauline McLaughlin, all of Woburn.

Her visitation was private on Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020 at the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME, 106 MIDDLESEX ST. CHELMSFORD followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at St. John the Evangelist Church in N. Chelmsford, MA.  Burial was in St. Joseph  Cemetery, Chelmsford.   Memorials may be made in her name to St. John the Evangelist Church, 115 Middlesex St., N. Chelmsford, MA 01863.  ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 978-251-4041. Guestbook at www.dolanfuneralhome.com

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Justin Andrew Parsons

Justin Picture 2 300x248Justin Andrew Parsons, 29, of Chelmsford, passed away unexpectedly at his home on Saturday, August 29, 2020.

Born in Concord, MA, he was the son of Donald R. Parsons of Westford and Theresa V. Thoms of Chelmsford.

Justin was educated in the Westford school system and graduated from Nashoba Tech with the class of 2009. He was currently working at Foster Plumbing and Heating of Chelmsford and was previously employed at Guillemette Plumbing in Chelmsford.

While not at work, he enjoyed going fishing, drawing and singing karaoke.

Besides his parents, Mr. Parsons is survived by his step father, Omer Guillemette of Chelmsford, step mother, Beth Parsons of Westford, paternal grandparents, Robert and Charlotte Parsons of Westford, MA, brother, Eric Parsons of Pepperell, Ma as well as many aunts, uncles, and cousins.

A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. Arrangements are by the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME, 106 MIDDLESEX ST., N. CHELMSFORD, MA 01863.  Online guestbook is available at www.dolanfuneralhome.com

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Hripsime Donabedian a longtime resident of Lowell, MA

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Hripsime Donabedian,  94, a longtime resident of Lowell, MA died Saturday August 1, 2020, at High Point Hospice House in Haverhill, MA.

She was married to the late Vartkes Donabedian.

Born in Aleppo, Syria she was the daughter of the late Megerditch and Antaram Donikian.

Hripsime came to the USA in August of 1983, and became a US citizen.

She was a member of the St. Vartanantz Armenian Church in Chelmsford.

Mrs. Donabedian enjoyed cooking, working around the house, reading the bible and Armenian newspapers, and watching TV. She loved spending time with her family especially her grandchildren.

She is survived by her son Shahe Donabedian and his wife Momo of Spain, her daughter Arpy Vartanian and late husband Hrair of Chelmsford MA, her sons Hovig Donabedian and his wife Sosie of Westboro, MA, and Zohrab Donabedian and his wife Nazig of Westford; eight grandchildren, three great grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.

She was the sister of the late Sarkis and Hovannes Donikian, and Janet Asseyan.

Funeral Notice

Funeral Thursday, August 6, 2020 at 9:30 am from the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 106 MIDDLESEX ST., CHELMSFORD, with a funeral Service at 10:30 am at St. Vartanantz Armenian Church in Chelmsford.  Burial in Westlawn II Cemetery, Lowell. Flower arrangements from Classic Flowers in Chelmsford, MA, 978-453-7944 or in lieu of flowers donations to the St. Vartanantz Armenian Church. FUNERAL ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 978-251-4041. Guestbook at www.dolanfuneralhome.com

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Joseph J. Mirakian of Chelmsford

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JOSEPH J. MIRAKIAN – of Chelmsford, entered into rest on July 31, at ninety-seven years of age. Beloved husband of 55 years to the late Elizabeth C. (Jigerjian) Mirakian who passed away on August 30, 2003. Devoted father of James, his wife Sandra, and Harold who passed away on March 15, 2013. Loving Grandfather to Sara Mirakian and Michael Mirakian both of Nashua, NH.

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Kelly Ann Adams of Dracut

Adams Picture 300x300Kelly Ann Adams, 53, of Dracut, and formerly of Bedford, MA, passed away on Friday June 5, 2020.

Born in Lowell, MA she was the daughter Reine (Chamberlain) O’Malley of Westford and the late Francis O’Malley.  She was graduate of Westford Academy with the class of 1984.

Kelly worked at Doherty Garage of Lincoln, MA as a bus driver. Previously drove for Bedford Charter.

She enjoyed gardening, going to the beach and she loved her pets.

Besides her mother, Kelly is survived by her daughter Stephanie Adams of Lowell; two sons, Christopher and his wife Justine Braley of Rindge, NH, and Stephen Adams of Nashua, NH; brother, Michael and his wife Melanie O’Malley of Dracut; sister in law, Cheryl Adams of Chelmsford; sister, Tammy O’Malley of Westford; two grandchildren, Morgan and Jenna Braley; and a niece, Shelby O’Malley.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend her visitation on Tuesday, June 9th from 3 to 7PM.  Funeral will be  Wednesday at 10am at the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME, 106 MIDDLESEX ST., N.CHELMSFORD, MA 01863 followed by a Funeral Mass at 11 am at St. John the Evangelist Church, 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 services will be Monday June, 15th at Noon at Fairview Cemetery, Chelmsford.  ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 978-251-4041.  Guestbook at www.dolanfuneralhome.com

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Jean Theresa (Fowler) Conroy of Dracut

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live streaming picture 300x300Jean Theresa (Fowler) Conroy, 72, of Dracut passed away Friday, May 22, 2020 at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston.  She was predeceased by her beloved husband, John T. “Jock” Conroy III.

She was born in Lowell, MA, the daughter of the late John S. and Carolyn (Allen) Fowler.

Jean was educated at Keith Hall in Lowell, graduating with the Class of 1966.  She earned her Associate’s Degree in Business from Fisher Jr. College in Cambridge, and also attended the University of Massachusetts, Lowell.

For over 25 years, she was a computer programmer with the Massachusetts State Police at the Concord Barracks, from where she retired.

Jean treasured her family and was a beloved fixture at family gatherings.  The room would light up when she and Jock arrived.

Jean loved to travel, including an African Safari with her sister and brother-in-law in 2017.  She enjoyed excursions to her “happy place” – the casino – with her beloved mother-in-law, Mary “Mimi” Conroy, and Sarah Conroy.  She also loved animals and volunteered at the MSPCA Nevins Farm.

She is survived by her son John T. Conroy IV of Dracut, MA, a daughter Shannon J. Conroy of Westford, MA, a grandson Timothy J. Conroy of Dracut, MA, her mother-in-law Mary “Mimi” Conroy, her brother, Allen Fowler and his wife Joyce of Londonderry, NH, two sisters Nancy DiMeo and her husband Robert of Dunstable, and Carolyn Barney and her husband Chuck (deceased) of Groton, MA, as well as many cousins, nieces and nephews.

Her visitation will be live streamed on Tuesday, May 26, 2020 from 3-5pm at www.dolanfuneralhome.com. Drive-thru visitation will be offered for those who would like to pay their respects from a distance from 5-7pm at the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME, 106 MIDDLESEX STREET, CHELMSFORD, MA. Arrangements are by DOLAN FUNERAL HOME, 978-251-4041.  Online guestbook is available at www.dolanfuneralhome.com

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Barbara Ann Hodge of Lowell, MA

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Barbara Ann Hodge, 80, of Lowell, MA died Monday morning, April 27, 2020 at D’Youville Senior Care Center in Lowell, MA after a long illness.

She was married to William R. Hodge with whom she celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary on September 10, 2019.

Born in Lowell, she was the daughter of the late John Dowling and Mabel Rourke. She graduated from Lowell High School with the class of 1957.

She retired from the Lowell Public Schools in 2002 as secretary to the assistant superintendent.

Barbara was a communicant of St. Rita’s Church in Lowell, MA.

She loved spending time with her grandchildren and enjoyed traveling.

Besides her husband, she is survived by her Son and his wife, William and Maura Hodge of Merrimack, NH, her daughters and their husbands, Debbie and Bernard Poncelet of Exeter, NH, Lorrie and Dennis Coupal of Derry, NH, Kerrie and Michael McGaffigan of Chester, NH, her brothers and their wives John and Joan Dowling of Lowell, MA, Brendan and Sally Dowling of Tyngsboro, MA, her sister-in-law, Frances Dowling of Hudson, NH and her 10 grandchildren, Kristen, Ryan, Justin, Kelly, Jenna, Haylee, Kylie, Molly, Seamus, and Michael.

She was the sister of the late James and Brian Dowling.

Virtual committal prayers on Wed. at 12Noon at DOLANFUNERALHOME.COM.  Burial in St. Mary Cemetery in Tewksbury, MA.  A funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Rita’s Church in Lowell when Covid-19 restrictions are lifted.  Memorials may be made in her name to the Jimmy Fund Clinic, 10 Brookline Place West, 6th Flr., Brookline, MA 02445  www.jimmyfund.org.  Guestbook at www.dolanfuneralhome.com.  ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 978-251-4041.

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Richard A. “Ricky” Kinney of N. Chelmsford, MA

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Mr. Richard A. “Ricky” Kinney of North Chelmsford, MA died on Easter Sunday April 12, 2020 at home surrounded by his loving family after fighting the fight with lung cancer.  He was married to Kathleen “Kathy” (Day) Kinney for 46 years.

Born in Lowell, MA on December 18, 1951, he was the son of the late Milton H. and Dorothy (Ramsay) Kinney.  He was a graduate of Chelmsford High School with the Class of 1970.

A compassionate, humble man, he was an honest hard worker for over 50 years at Greenwood’s Farm in Chelmsford, DeMoulas Market in Chelmsford and Hallissey Chevrolet Chelmsford/Lowell.  He retired from National Grid Gas Co. after 35 years of service.

Ricky loved music and played the guitar for many years having learned to play from his father in law, the late Larry Day.  His love for music brought him together with several country bands, and the Chelmsford Senior Center Band, Time Machine. He enjoyed singing with his many friends and family, the “Karaoke Addicts” at many local venues including the Kinney Pub.

Ricky was a member of the N. Chelmsford Duck Pin Bowling League on Wednesday and Thursday Nights, Chelmsford Lodge of Elks Horseshoe Team, Local Steelworkers Union of America 12012-4, and a past member of the Maine Country Music Assoc.  He was a communicant of St. John the Evangelist Church in N. Chelmsford.

In addition to his wife Kathy, Ricky is survived by his son, Alex R. Kinney, his daughter, Marina A Kinney; eight brothers, John (Joyce) Kinney, Ronald (Shirley) Jacques, Robert (Marcie) Kinney, Alfred Kinney and companion (Sandie Gervais), Scott (Martha) Kinney, Francis (Nicole) Kinney, Ronald (Maureen) Kinney, and Mark (Charlene) Kinney;  and four sisters, Diana (Wes) Beckwith, Brenda (Bob) LeClair, Anna (Mark) Corey, and Robin Chaisson, a brother in law, James (Robin) Day, and many nieces, nephews and cousins. .

He was the brother of the late Milton H. Kinney Jr. and Charlotte (Kinney) (Humphrey) Reed, and the brother in law of the late Martha (Day) Ondus and Lawrence L. Day.

Ricky’s family would like to thank Dr. Blair Ardman and Dr. Murat Anamur at Lowell General Cancer Center, Dr. Mark Awad and Dr. Raymond Mak at Dana Faber Cancer Institute, the late Dr Elias Nabbout and the nurses and CNA’s who cared for him.

 

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KINNEY, Richard A. “Ricky” Kinney of N. Chelmsford, MA died April 12, 2020.  Virtual Visitation will be Sat., April 18, 2020 from 9 to 10 AM at DOLANFUNERALHOME.COM followed by a virtual Funeral Service and committal prayers at 10am.  Burial in Fairview Cemetery in N. Chelmsford, MA.  A Memorial Mass will be celebrated in the fall at St. John the Evangelist Church in N. Chelmsford.  Memorials may be made in Ricky’s name to Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Dr. Mark Awad’s Lung Cancer Research, PO Box 849168, Boston, MA 02284 or a charity of one’s choice. Guestbook at www.dolanfuneralhome.com.  ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 978-251-4041.

 

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Vincent “Vinny” R. Lambert of N. Chelmsford

Lambert picture 279x300Vincent “Vinny” R. Lambert, 66, passed away peacefully, on early Saturday, April 4, 2020, at the Westford House, after a valiant yearlong battle with small cell lung cancer.

Born in Lowell, MA on March 22, 1954; he was the beloved son of the late D. Lorraine (Forrest) and Robert P. Lambert.  He was raised and educated in Chelmsford; graduate of the Class of 1972.

For the majority of his life, he was employed in the construction industry, most recently, with R.L. LeGacy & Son.  He was a very talented equipment operator.

He enjoyed classical music, deep sea fishing, woodworking, and most notably  the company of a beautiful group of friends who were steadfast in their dedication to him throughout his illness.

He is survived by his two brothers; Gregory P. Lambert and his wife, Sigrid both of Gloucester, MA and Jean-Pierre Lambert of N. Chelmsford.

He was predeceased by his nephew Harrison A. Lambert.

The family would like to take the time to thank the following doctors and their respective staffs: Dr. Chidi Achebe, Dr. Blair Ardman, Dr. Michael Coyle, Dr. Robert Miller, and Dr. William O’Meara who all had a kind and talented hand in the continuity of Vincent’s care.  As well, a heartfelt thank you to the radiation therapists and infusion room nurses for their dedication to compassionate care.  And a very special thanks to the entire nursing team in the Edgewood Building at the Westford House.  Know that your compassionate care at the end of Vincent’s life will always be deeply appreciated.

Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic and its social distancing  protocols, traditional viewing hours will not be observed. Burial will be at the convenience of the family. Once some semblance of normalcy returns to daily life, a celebration of Vincent’s life will be held.  Donations can be made in his memory to the Lowell General Cancer Center, 295 Varnum Ave., Lowell MA 01854.  Online Guestbook at www.dolanfuneralhome.com.   Arrangements by DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 978-251-4041.

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Edward Lamarre of Dunstable, MA

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Video will be live at visitation time. Please add to the online guestbook below the obituary. Thank You.live streaming picture 300x300Edward Lamarre, 84, of Dunstable, MA died Wednesday, April 1, 2020 unexpectedly at Lawrence General Hospital.

Edward was the beloved husband of the late Marlene C. (Sullivan) Lamarre who died in 2002. They met in high school where their love story began. Marlene was the love of his life and together they shared 45 years of marriage.

Born on December 30, 1935 in Lowell, MA, the son of the late William and Helen (Nison) Lamarre. Edward graduated from Lowell High School in June of 1954 and later attended the Vesper George School of Art in Boston, MA. Edward was a lifelong Mason. He owned and operated B&L Builders of Dunstable, MA.

Edward was an avid reader and passionate football fan. He loved spending time with his family and traveling all over the world with his late wife. He took great pride in caring for the home he built in 1972 where he often entertained family and friends.

Edward is survived by his daughters and their husbands, Sheryl and Richard Axtman of Littleton, MA, Lisa and Peter Maniatis of Lowell, MA, his sons Brian and his wife Maureen Lamarre of Dracut, MA,  and Stephen Lamarre. He is also survived by his brother William Lamarre of Greenville, NH, his brother in law Gerald and Donna Sullivan, William and Sheila Sullivan, sister in law Gail and John Caulfield, his close friends Marty Dowd and Norm Poisson. He was preceded in death by his brother Robert Lamarre, Alida Furtado, and Theresa Norton.

He will be missed by his seven grandchildren Katelyn, Richard, Angela, George,Stephanie, Corey, Alexander, his great-granddaughter Aliyah, and many nieces and nephews.

A virtual wake will be Monday, April 6, 2020 from 8 to 10am at DOLANFUNERALHOME.COM.  A private burial with a graveside service will be held at the convenience of the family in St. Patrick Cemetery, Lowell.  A Funeral Mass will be scheduled in the Fall at Holy Family Parish in Lowell. Memorials may be made in his memory to the Lowell Assoc., for the Blind, 169 Merrimack St., Lowell, MA 01852.  ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 978-251-4041.

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Rin Phok, Age 59 of Lowell

Obit Photo100 crop 259x300Rin Phok, 59, of Lowell Passed away, Tuesday, February 18 at the High Pointe Hospice House in Haverhill. She was born in Kendal Cambodia the daughter of the late Ngor Phauk and Cam Tam.

She came to the United States in 1984 and was a longtime resident of Lowell. She was very active at the Eliot Presbyterian Church in Lowell and enjoyed cooking and watching movies. She loved to spend time with the family, especially her grandchildren.

She is survived by her husband Khoeuth Man of Lowell, a son Vuttha man of Lowell, two daughters, Dara Man and Her husband Elio Espinal of Boxboro and Sokha Man her fiancé Litthy Vannaseng of Lowell, two brothers, David Phauk and his wife Soeun Om of Lowell, and Doeun Phauk of Lowell, three grandchildren, Sianna Espinal, Emma Vannaseng and Maverick Man.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend her visiting hours, Friday, February 21, 2020 from 5pm to 7pm at the Dolan Funeral Home, 106 Middlesex St. Chelmsford. Her funeral service will be held at the Eliot Presbyterian Church, 273 Summer St. Lowell, on Saturday, February 22, at 10am. Interment will follow in Edson Cemetery, Lowell. Arrangements are by Dolan Funeral Home 106 Middlesex St. Chelmsford, 978-251-4041. Condolences to her family may be made at www.dolanfuneralhome.com

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Lennart W. Leedberg Jr. of N. Chelmsford

6778 Leedberg 300x300Lennart William Leedberg Jr., 83, a life-long resident of N. Chelmsford, MA died Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at Lowell General Hospital.

He was married to the late Pauline Rita (Jutras) Leedberg who died June 16, 2019, and with whom he would have celebrated their 61st wedding anniversary on Sept 1, 2019.

Born in N. Chelmsford on January 29, 1937 he was the son of the late Lennart and Lorraine Leedberg Sr.  He graduated from Chelmsford High School with the Class 1955.

Lennart retired in 1994 from Raytheon in N. Andover.

He enjoyed gardening and fishing.  He loved chocolate chip cookies

He is survived by his sons, Mark Leedberg and his companion Christine Byrne of Dracut, MA, Scott and his wife June Leedberg of Chelmsford, daughter, Cathy Gerlach and her companion Lori Stillson of Claremont, NH, three sisters, Elaine Matte of Ellsworth, NH, Janet and her husband, William Kenyon of Westford, MA and Joyce and her husband, John Kenyon of Lunenburg, MA; a brother, Raymond and his wife, Linda Leedberg of Nashua, NH; eight grandchildren; nine great grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.

 

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LEEDBERG, Lennart William Leedberg Jr., 83, died February 18, 2020. Visiting hours Thurs. Feb. 20th from 4 to 7 P.M. Funeral Fri., Feb 21st at 10am at the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME, 106 MIDDLESEX ST. CHELMSFORD, MA. Burial in Fairview Cemetery, Chelmsford.  Memorials may be made in his name to the Alzheimer’s Assoc., 309 Waverly Oaks Rd., Waltham, MA 02452.  ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 978-256-4040. Guestbook at www.dolanfuneralhome.com

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Brenda G. (Fuller) Wyman of Hudson, NH formerly of Tyngsboro, MA

Obit Photo crop 259x300Brenda G. (Fuller) Wyman, 72, of Hudson, NH formerly of Tyngsboro died Sunday evening, February 16, 2020 at Southern New Hampshire Medical Center in Nashua, NH.

Born in Lowell, she was the daughter of Myrtle Fuller of Tyngsboro and the late Kenneth Fuller.  She graduated from Lowell High School with the class of 1965.

Brenda worked as a secretary for the Polaroid Corporation.

Brenda enjoyed camping with her family at the 3 Ponds Campground in Brentwood, NH.

Besides her mother, she is survived by her companion, Curtis O’Keefe of Hudson, NH; two daughters, Lori and her husband, Shaun Wagner of Tyngsboro and Kimberly and her husband, Scott Farrington of Dunstable; a brother, Bruce Fuller of York Beach, ME; a sister, Marsha Temple of York Beach, ME; six grandchildren, Michael Wagner, Jack Wagner, Justine Wagner, Tayla Jenkins, Katelyn Jimenez and Samantha Farrington and five great grandchildren, Gavin, Kyle, Beau, Boone and Brooks.

She was the sister of the late Gary Fuller, and the sister-in-law to the late Nelson Temple.

Brenda’s visitation will be Thurs. from 10 to 11 A.M. followed by a Funeral Service at 11A.M. at the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME, 106 MIDDLESEX ST. CHELMSFORD, MA. Burial in the Memorial Cemetery, Tyngsboro.  Memorials may be made in memory to the American Heart Assoc., PO Box 417005, Boston, MA 02241.  ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 978-251-4041. Guestbook at www.dolanfuneralhome.com

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M. Denise Dunn of Chelmsford

Dunn Pic 300x300Mary Denise (O’Brien) Dunn, 83, of Chelmsford died Sunday morning, February 2, 2020 at Sunny Acres Nursing Home in Chelmsford.

She was married to the late William F. Dunn, who died on January 14, 2016.

Born in Brookline, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Mary (McGillicuddy) O’Brien. She graduated from Mount Alvernia Academy in Chestnut Hill. Denise earned a Bachelor of Arts in English from Boston College in 1958 and a Masters of Education in Reading and Language from UMASS Lowell in 1981.

Denise retired from the Chelmsford Public Schools; where she was a reading teacher at the McCarthy Middle School for twenty-two years.

She was a communicant of St. John the Evangelist Church in Chelmsford.

She is survived by her daughter, Denise Dunn of Chelmsford and many nieces and nephews.

Denise’s family would like to thank the staff at Sunny Acres Nursing Home for the love, support and care they provided her.

 

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DUNN, Mary Denise Dunn of Chelmsford died Feb. 2, 2020. Visiting hours Tues. Feb. 4th from 4 to 8 P.M. Funeral Wed. at 8am from the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME, 106 MIDDLESEX ST. CHELMSFORD, with a funeral Mass at 9am at St. John the Evangelist Church in N. Chelmsford. Burial in St. Joseph Cemetery, Chelmsford. Memorials may be made in her name to the Alzheimer’s Assoc., 309 Waverley Oaks Rd., Waltham, MA 02452 or the Salvation Army 150 Appleton St., Lowell, MA 01852. ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 978-251-4041. Guestbook at www.dolanfuneralhome.com

 

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Gordon Howard Abbott, a longtime resident of Westford

Obit Pic 225x300Gordon Howard Abbott, 87, passed peacefully on Thursday, January 30, 2020 at Lowell General Hospital. He was married to M. Joyce (White) Abbott with whom he would have celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary February 26th.

Gordon was born in Cambridge, on February 17, 1932, the son of the late Hezikah and Greta Jane Abbott. Gordan severed with the United States Army during the Korean War as a Cryptographer. Upon returning, he went to North Eastern University for engineering. He later retired from Raytheon in Tewksbury in 1994. Gordan and his wife, Joyce, spent their retirement years traveling the world.

Besides his wife, he is survived by his daughters, Judith Green and her husband Raymond of Milford, NH., Sandra Abbott-Stout and her husband Thomas of Freedom, ME., and Kim Trainor and her husband Peter of Westford, MA.; sisters in law, Barbara Abbott of Hartford, CT., and Diane Rice of Cambridge, MA.; five grandchildren, Tyler Green, Jessica Green, Natalie Trainor, Peter Trainor and Lea Trainor; four great grandchildren, Abigail Green, Elizabeth Green, Lauren Green and Caroline Green, as well as many nieces and nephews.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend his calling hours, TODAY, Saturday, February 1, from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm at the Dolan Funeral Home, 106 Middlesex St., Chelmsford. A private graveside service will be held at later date in Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge. Memorials in his name may be made to Smile Train.

ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME  978-251-4041. Guestbook at http://www.dolanfuneralhome.com/

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