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Gerald Humphrey “Gerry” Fenlon

Loving husband, father and grandfather
 Gerald Humphrey “Gerry” Fenlon, 79, a lifelong resident of Lowell, died Wednesday, September 16th at Lowell General Hospital due to complications from diabetes. He was the beloved husband of Joan M. (Horan) Fenlon who survives him and with whom he celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on May 22nd of this year.
 Born in Lowell, Massachusetts, February 29, 1936, a son of the late John J. and the late Gertrude (Humphrey) Fenlon, he attended Lowell schools and was a graduate of Lowell High School in the Class of 1955.
 Gerry proudly served his country in the U.S. Army National Guard during the Korean Conflict.
 He was a communicant of St. Margaret Church in Lowell.
 Before retiring, Gerry was employed as a Real Estate Agent and Appraiser with the James L. Cooney Insurance Agency in Lowell for over 35 years. Previously, he worked at the Courier Citizen in Lowell for over 25 years.
 Gerry loved life, enjoying frequent trips to Seabrook Beach, playing golf and traveling, especially to Aruba with Joan. He was also an avid Boston Red Sox and New England Patriots fan. He was a member of the Lowell Lodge of Elks B.P.O.E. # 87 in Lowell.
 In addition to his wife Joan, Gerry is survived by a daughter Geralyn J. Snow and her husband Kenneth B. of Pelham, NH; a son Michael G. Fenlon and his wife Susan E. of Nashua, NH; four grandchildren Sean B. Fenlon, Emma R. Fenlon, Cory K. Snow and Sydney L. Snow; a sister-in-law Donna C. Lane and her husband James of Lowell, MA; and many nieces, nephews and dear friends.
 He was also the brother of the late Kevin J. Fenlon.
  Anybody who knew Gerry would tell you that whenever he met someone he didn’t know, he would always say “Gerry’s my name – Real Estate’s my game”!
 Friends may call at the O’DONNELL FUNERAL HOME 276 PAWTUCKET ST. at Fletcher from 2 to 6 P.M. Sunday. His funeral will take place from the Funeral Home Monday morning at 9 o’clock followed by a Funeral Mass at ST. MARGARET CHURCH at 10 o’clock. Burial in St. Patrick Cemetery.  E-condolences/directions at Those wishing may make contributions in his memory to St. Margaret’s Renewal & Renovation Fund, 374 Stevens St, Lowell, MA 01851 or the Joslin Diabetes Center, 1 Joslin Place, Boston, MA 02215. Arrangements by Funeral Directors James F. O’Donnell, Jr. and John W. Crane (978 or 866) 458-8768. 
Condolences (3)
  • Peter& Marilyn Gill and Family
    Joan and Family, Our sincere condolences. Gerry was a wonderful man. Thoughts and prayers
  • Philip &lynne Scannell  - Gloucester,ma.
    my mother favorite realtor..great and wonderful sense of humor...thoughts and prayers
  • Cindy Rondeau
    To Joan, Geralyn, Mike and your families, You are all suffering a great loss, but those we hold closest to our hearts never really leave us. They live on through the kindness, the joy, the patience and the love that they brought to your lives. We hope those memories help to ease your pain. Gerry was a great husband, father, grandfather and friend! Our deepest sympathy, Don and Cindy Rondeau
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