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Marilyn Ann McKenzie

Former Dental Hygienist with Dr. Frederick Hickey, DMD;  

 Marilyn Ann McKenzie, 77, of Lowell, died Wednesday, February 17th at her home.
 Born in Lowell, Massachusetts, the daughter of the late Sidney J. and the late Mary V. (Clancy) McKenzie, she attended St. Patrick Grammar School in Lowell and was a graduate of St. Patrick’s Girls High School in the Class of 1955.
 Before retiring, Marilyn was employed as a Sales Associate with Sears in Burlington. Previously, she was a Dental Hygienist for Dr. Frederick Hickey, DMD. In addition, she was an Accounts Receivable Clerk at the former St. Joseph and St. John Hospitals in Lowell.
 Among her many activities, she was a member of Our Lady of Czesztochowa Sodality at the Catholic Church of the Holy Trinity in Lowell, the Ladies Auxiliary of the Lowell Council #72 of the Knights of Columbus, the Lowell Senior Citizens and was a volunteer at the Tewksbury Library.
 Marilyn is survived by a brother John S. McKenzie and his wife Joanne D. (Wisniewski) of Lowell, MA; two nephews and Jeffrey Sean McKenzie of Lowell and John Stephan McKenzie and his wife Ruth E. (Murray) of Bradford, MA and their children Grace Ellen McKenzie and John William “Jack” McKenzie; her cousins Walter J. Santwer, Jr. of Citrus Heights, CA and Mary T. Santwer of Lawrence.
 Friends may call at the O’DONNELL FUNERAL HOME 276 PAWTUCKET ST. at Fletcher from 4 to 7 P.M. Monday. Her Funeral Mass will be celebrated Tuesday morning at the CATHOLIC CHURCH OF THE HOLY TRINITY in Lowell at 11 o’clock. Burial will follow at the Holy Trinity Polish Cemetery. E-condolences/directions at Those wishing may make contributions in her memory to St. Patrick Church Bldg. Fund, 282 Suffolk St., Lowell, MA 01854 or the MA State Knights of Columbus Charitable Foundation, 470 Washington St., Suite 6, Norwood, MA 02062. Arrangements by Funeral Directors James F. O’Donnell, Jr. and John W. Crane (978 or 866) 458-8768.    
Condolences (5)
  • Wendy H
    Marilyn was such a nice woman. I volunteered with her several times at the Tewksbury Public Library Bookstore and truly enjoyed the time together. We had great conversations and she was always ready to help anyone that needed it - including teaching me our volunteer duties. She'll be missed.
  • Ned Judge (KoC)  - Very sorry for your loss
    Hi Jack, I got Paul's email this morning. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. I am sure she is smiling down at you today. I hope she sends you a 'wink' from Heaven. God Bless, Ned
  • Karen G.
    So sorry for your loss. Marilyn was our family's dental hygienist for many years growing up and she was such a sweet, sweet lady!
  • Judy (Gill) Patrick
    Mary Gail (O'Hara) Doiron called to tell me of Marilyn's passing. Another person from Broadway that has left us. Mary Gail and I send John, Mary Teresa, Walter and all Marilyn's family our deepest sympathy.
  • ck
    I extend my deepest sympathy to family and friends, so sorry for your loss, may you all find comfort in each other during this painful time. To lose a loved one brings us great sorrow to our hearts. Please know that God cares and He promises to resurrect our dear loved ones sleeping in death (John 5:28,29)
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