Ann Marie (Daley) Byrne Print E-mail

Ann Marie (Daley) Byrne

Beloved mother, grandmother, great grandmother, aunt and friend;

Ann Marie (Daley) Byrne, 91, of Tyngsboro, Massachusetts and York Beach, ME but formerly of Lowell, passed away peacefully Monday January 14, 2019 surrounded by her loving family.

She was the beloved wife for 62 years of the late Edward S. Byrne, who died June 12, 2015.

Born in the Highland’s section of Lowell, Massachusetts, August 26, 1927, where she lived for many years, she was a daughter of the late Leo T. and the late Annabelle (Nevin) Daley.

Ann Marie attended Lowell schools and was a graduate of St. Patrick Girl’s High School. She went on to attend Lowell State Teacher’s College and graduated in 1949.

In addition to raising her three children with her husband Edward, Ann Marie had a long and distinguished career in teaching. A kindergarten teacher at the C.W. Morey School in Lowell for over 20 years, she especially enjoyed the students and staff. She was also a Teacher’s Aide at Greater Lowell Technical High School and taught in both the Bedford and Dracut school systems.

She later moved with her husband to Tyngsboro on the banks of the Merrimack River and in her retirement Ann Marie enjoyed her summer home overlooking the Nubble Light House in York Beach.

A talented seamstress and cook, she loved to entertain her family, neighbors and friends.

Ann Marie lived a full and purposeful life and will be remembered as a wise, generous, creative and thoughtful woman.

She is survived by her three children Anabel Milinazzo and her husband James of Lowell, Mary Frances “MF” Carroll of Dunstable and E. Stephen Byrne and his wife Vinnie Jean of Pelham, NH. Affectionately known as “Gram” to her six grandchildren, they are Julie (Milinazzo) Durkin and her husband Brian, Taylor (Carroll) Singh and her husband Jeremy, Joseph Carroll and his wife Tiffany, Crystalynn (Byrne) Smith and her husband Ryan, Stephen Byrne and his wife Ashton and Ryan Byrne and his wife Jessica; her 13 great grandchildren; and many dear nieces and nephews.

She was also the sister of the late Leo T. Daley, the late Mary A. Courtney and the late Roseann D. Hogan.

At her request, there will be no calling hours. Relatives and friends are invited to attend her Funeral Mass to be celebrated Friday morning January 18, 2019 at ST. MARGARET OF SCOTLAND PARISH in LOWELL at 10 o'clock followed by her Committal Services at St. Patrick Cemetery. E-condolences/directions at For those who wish, contributions may be made in Ann Marie’s memory to The Merrimack Valley Food Bank, POB 8638, Lowell, MA 01853 or St. Patrick Grammar School, 311 Adams St. Lowell, MA 01854. Arrangements by the O'DONNELL FUNERAL HOME - LOWELL (978) 458-8768.  



Condolences (7)
  • jacqueline -jackie-markham
    so happy we were friends
  • jacqueline -jackie-markham  - lowell teachers COLLEGE!
  • Melissa
    Sorry for the loss of your loved one. May you find comfort and hope that you will see your loved one again. Acts 24:15 Jw.og
  • John Byrne  - Steve, MF, Anabel and family
    Such a wonderful lady. She had a great life. I am so sorry for your loss. Love to every one, John.
  • Marianne Rogers  - Steve, MF, Anabel and family
    I’m so sorry to hear of the loss of your mom. She was such a character and always cracked me up. She and your dad always made me smile. They reminded me of my parents. I still miss your dad and I’ll miss your mom, too. I’ll also miss the best blueberry muffins in the whole world! My sympathy and love to you all. Marianne
  • Andrea Nyman  - To Mary Carroll and family
    My Dearest Mary Carroll and family- My heart breaks for you and all your dear loved ones. May we all be blessed to live a life such as your Mother. Full of love, generosity, purpose, and commitment to all those we hold closet to our hearts and minds. Your Mother sounds extraordinary and even though I didn't know her personally I count myself lucky knowing a member of her family. She lives on through those she loved and I am sure I met her somehow through you Mary Carroll. All my love, Andrea
  • Karen Gartland  - My condolences
    Dear Steve and Family, My sincere condolences on the loss of your mother. It sounds like she was an awesome person! So glad that she lived a long life and that she was able to pass away peacefully. Best to all, Karen Gartland
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