Jean F. Guthrie of Westford, MA

1942 - 2023


August 30, 2023
The Dolan Fuenral Home


August 31, 2023
The Dolan Funeral Home

Jean (Hayes) Guthrie, 81, of Westford, MA, passed away peacefully with her family by her side on August 26, 2023.  She was born on July 13, 1942, in Lowell, MA, to the late Paul and Evelyn (Shirt) Hayes.

Jean was a beautiful, sweet, kind, witty, and fun-loving person. She brought joy and laughter to all who knew her. Jean was a beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend.

Jean was a proud alumni of Lowell High School Class of 1960, where she formed lifelong friendships and cherished memories.  She enjoyed planning her class reunions for many years.

Among her many interests, Jean made a lifetime of memories with her friends Judy, Carol, Cynthia, Nancy and AnnMarie.   She loved spending time with friends at Stone Ridge Community playing cards or taking walks.  However, her greatest joy was spending time with her family, especially being “Yia Yia” to her grandchildren.

Jean is survived by her children, Joellen Spanos, David and his wife Kelly Guthrie, Megan and her husband Wayne Pandolph, as well as her cherished grandchildren, Andrew (Kassia) Spanos, Christina (Mark) Schaffer, Peter (Kali) Spanos, Samuel Spanos, Madelyn Guthrie, Julia Guthrie, Joseph Guthrie, Connor Pandolph, Kayla Pandolph, Courtney Pandolph, and Anthony Pandolph.  Her Great-grandchildren Kate, Ava and Emma Spanos, Charlee and George Schaffer.  She is also survived by her siblings, Elizabeth Rawnsley, and Paul (Linda) Hayes, and Christine (William) LeLachuer, and her companion Charles Ryan as well as many loving in-laws, nieces, and nephews. Jean was preceded in death by her parents, Paul and Evelyn Hayes, her former husband Joseph Guthrie, and her brother, John Hayes.

Jean Frances Guthrie, 81, of Westford, MA died Saturday August 26, 2023. Visiting hours Wednesday, August 30, 2023 from 4:00-8:00PM at DOLAN FUNERAL HOME, 106 MIDDLESEX STREET, N. CHELMSFORD, MA. Funeral Thursday August 31, 2023 at 10AM at the Dolan Funeral Home.  Burial in Pinegrove Cemetery, Westford, MA.  In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to The Alzheimer’s Association  We would also like to thank the staff of Bridges by Epoch at Westford for the amazing care they provided to our Mom.   ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 978-251-4041. Guestbook at



3 Condolences for Jean F. Guthrie of Westford, MA

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    Susan Rourke


    I am so sorry to hear of Jean’s passing. My prayers will be with you all. ? ❤️
    God bless

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    Keith Masson


    I will always remember our time at the cottages at Hampton and all the great memories my family shared with yours.
    My condolences and love to everyone!

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    Carol Kane


    I have wonderful memories of my time with your parents & brothers & sisters.
    Your friendship was a great gift.

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