Margaret “Peggy” (Robblee) McNamara of Lowell, MA

1939 - 2022


July 26, 2022
4:00 P.M. - 8:00 P.M.
Dolan Funeral Home


July 27, 2022
10:00 A.M.
St. Margaret of Scotland Parish

Margaret “Peggy” (Robblee) McNamara, 83, of Lowell, MA passed away, Friday, July 22, 2022 at Lowell General Hospital.

She was married to the late Joseph McNamara who passed away on July 10, 2010 and with whom she had shared 48 years of marriage.

Born in Newton, MA, she was the daughter of the late Harold F. and Rose (Gosselin) Robblee.
Peggy graduated from Lowell High School with the class of 1956. After many years of employment, she retired from UMass Lowell where she worked in the Registrar’s Office. Peggy was a parishioner of the Sacred Heart Parish of Lowell, MA. She later became a parishioner of St. Margaret of Scotland Parish of Lowell, MA. Amongst Peggy’s favorite things was spending time with her family at Seabrook Beach and Cape Cod. She also enjoyed lunching with The Girls of Sacred Heart. Peggy hosted many celebrations at her home, the highlight being the annual Half-Way to Saint Patrick’s Day Party.

She is survived by her four daughters; Susan Haley and her husband Patrick of Ashburn, VA, Kathleen Gilbert and her husband Ken of Alton Bay, NH, Mary Ellen McNamara of Lowell, MA, Beth McNamara and her husband Martin Keady of Brighton, MA, her three sons; Dr. Joseph McNamara and his wife Krista of Tiverton, RI, Kevin McNamara and his wife Patricia of Dedham, MA, Robert McNamara of Lowell, MA. She is also survived; by her brother Harold “Butch” Robblee and his wife Diane of Chelmsford, MA, her sister Barbara Beaulieu and her husband Al of Florida, her sister-in-law Dorothy Clark of Seabrook, NH, her brother-in-law Benny Bernard of Dracut, MA. She also leaves behind her eight beloved grandchildren; Ken Gilbert, Kaiden Gilbert, Joseph McNamara, Jack Haley, Owen McNamara, Finn McNamara, Megan McNamara, Samantha Gillian, and her many nieces and nephews.

She was the sister of the late John Robblee and the sister-in-law to the late Karen Blakeslee, Kenneth Clark, Mary and Gerald Regan, and Patricia Bernard.


Margaret “Peggy” (Robblee) McNamara, Lowell, MA died July 22, 2022. Visiting hours Tuesday, July 26, 2022 from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM. at DOLAN FUNERAL HOME, 106 MIDDLESEX STREET, N. CHELMSFORD, MA. Funeral Wednesday, July 27, 2022 9:00 AM at the Dolan Funeral Home with a funeral procession to St. Margaret of Scotland Parish, Lowell, MA for a 10:00 AM funeral mass.  Burial in St. Mary Cemetery, Tewksbury, MA. ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 978-251-4041. Guestbook at

3 Condolences for Margaret “Peggy” (Robblee) McNamara of Lowell, MA

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    Tom and Ginny Bannister


    Rob, very sorry to hear about your mom’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your entire family during this difficult time. May she Rest In Peace.


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    Joseph Ryan


    Sorry for your loss. Peace be with you!


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    Simone Jadusingh


    Rob, so sorry for your loss. From the picture I can see she was a happy and beautiful woman. Sincerest condolences to your entire family.


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