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Joyce E. Marais

 Joyce E. Marais, 57, a lifelong resident of Lowell, died Monday, October 5th at her home.
 Born in Lowell, Massachusetts, June 15, 1958, daughter of the late Albert G. and the late Susan T. (Lamb) Marais, she attended Lowell schools and was a graduate of Lowell High School.
 Joyce is survived by two sisters Diane Stockton and the late Peter Stockton; Christine Cue and husband Jeffrey; brothers Richard A. Marais and wife Patricia, David J. Marais and wife Joan; Paul J. Marais and wife Jeanne; and Jon C. Marais and wife Jennifer; and many nieces and nephews.
 She is also predeceased by brothers Stephen D. Marais, Albert G. Marais Jr., Michael E. Marais and her sister Karen M. Scott.
 In accordance with her wishes, there will be no calling hours. Relatives and friends are invited to attend her Committal Service on Tuesday, October 13th at ST. JOSEPH CEMETERY CHAPEL, 96 Riverneck Road in Chelmsford at 10 o’clock. Burial will follow in the family lot. E-condolences at Those wishing to make contributions in her memory: St. Vincent De Paul Society, 701 Merrimack St., Lowell, MA 01852. Arrangements by the O’DONNELL FUNERAL HOME-LOWELL (978 or 866) 458-8768.
Condolences (6)
  • jon  - We will miss you
    I will always remember the fun times we all had together at family gatherings and events. I know you are in a wonderful place now and with the people who also love and missed you.
  • ck
    To the Marais family, my condolences, as you all continue to mourn her passing, the Bible gives hope that soon our Creator Jehovah God will end all suffering, sickness, pain and even death, and we have the hope of being reunited with our loved ones that have passed away. (John 5:28,29)
  • Amanda  - My Deepest Sympathies
    I was so sorry to hear about Joyce's loss. She is safe in God's hands and I am praying for the family during this difficult time. She left a beautiful footprint during her lifetime and I know that she will be missed by all of those that have had the pleasure of knowing her. I knew her for a shor time, but she was certainly a very special person.
  • Ray  - Rest in peace
    Aunt Joyce, you will be missed dearly by so many. Your in gods hands now but will always be in our hearts. Love you
  • Jennifer Bishop  - Prayers and condolences
    I would like to extend my deepest sympathy for the Marais family in loss of their loved one, and wishing all of them prayers and comfort in this despairing time.
  • Christine  - Will Always Think of You
    Joyce, I haven't heard from you in 8 days and normally that would put me in panic mode, but I know where you are and that you are safe, surrounded by others that love you. I will always have you with me in my heart and thoughts. I love you. Rest peacefully my sister.
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