Carol (Kenyon) Tardiff of Lowell

Carol (Kenyon) Tardiff, 85, of Lowell, MA, devoted mother, grandmother, and great grandmother, died Wednesday, January 1, 2020 at Keystone Center Nursing Home in Leominster, MA.
Born in Lowell, MA, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Rosalie (Howe) Kenyon.

She graduated from Lowell High School and the Lowell General Hospital School of Nursing and worked for many years at Bon Secours Hospital in Methuen and Lowell General Hospital. Later in life she went on to work as a florist at Lexington Gardens in Lexington. For many years she was a member of Immanuel Baptist church in Lowell and Chelmsford. She enjoyed doting on her grandchildren and great grandchildren, reading, movies, knitting, crocheting, and traveling with her girlfriends and sisters.

She is survived by her children Donna Tardiff of Lowell, Steven and wife Kim Tardiff of Westford, Gary and wife Diane Tardiff of Bridgewater, Sandi Dennis of Florida, and Lori Joyner and husband Kenny of York, SC; her grandchildren Emily Lobao, Sarah Tardiff, Stacy Reid, Jason Dennis and wife Rachel, Jarid Dennis, Christopher Tardiff, Steven Tardiff, Lindsey Tardiff, Jake Joyner and Seth Joyner; her great grandchildren Donald Ramsay, Madison Piper, Maddox Dennis, and Mary Dennis; her sisters Joanne and husband Brendan Sousa of Hudson, NH; Virginia Fairbanks of Windham, NH; and Diane and husband Douglas MacDonald of Pawley’s Island, SC.

Please join us for a memorial service on Saturday January 25, 2020 from 10am to 12 Noon at the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 106 MIDDLESEX ST. CHELMSFORD. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made in her name to the charity of your choice or you may simply perform a random act of kindness in her memory.

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6 Condolences for Carol (Kenyon) Tardiff of Lowell

    Debra McAllister

    I am so sorry to hear of Carols passing.
    She really was one among “The Greatest Generation”!
    I hope to reunite with all of her children when we celebrate her life!



    So sorry for your loss. Deepest condolences to you Donna and family. Sending you prayers during this difficult time.


    Brenda Amundson

    Carol will always leave a special place in my heart. Words could never expressed how dear of a friends she happened to be. So many memories of the places and times we shared together. My heart goes out to her family for the loss of such a wonderful person. May she rest in peace.


    Karen /Ed Burnap

    Gary and Diane,
    So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
    Karen & Ed Burnap


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