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Carroll T. "Butch" Greenhalge Print E-mail

Carroll T. “Butch” Greenhalge

 
Loving companion, father, grandfather, brother and uncle
 
 Carroll T. “Butch” Greenhalge, 67, of Nashua, died Monday, September 4th at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, NH following a courageous battle with cancer. He was the longtime loving companion of Joyce A. Cox who survives him.
 Born in Lowell, Massachusetts, March 16, 1950, a son of the late Carroll F. and the late Ethel L. (Collins) Greenhalge, he received his education in the Lowell school system.
 A veteran during the Vietnam Conflict, Butch proudly served his country in the United States Marine Corps.
 Before retiring, he was employed as a Chef at UMass Lowell.
 Among his many interests, Butch enjoyed cooking, playing cards, fishing, attending rock concerts and horse racing even having owned his own race horse. He especially loved spending time with his family and friends and was an avid sports fan of every New England team.
 In addition to his companion Joyce, Butch is survived by four daughters Robin Hendrikson of NH, Victoria Greenhalge-Whanger of VA, Cathy Savory-Greenhalge of Lowell and Chelsea Rose-Greenhalge of FL; two sons Nicholas Greenhalge and his companion Jennifer Jones of Derry, NH and Thomas Greenhalge of Nashua, NH; eight grandchildren; two sisters Brenda Secore and her husband Ronald of East Greenbush, NY and Amber Greenhalge and her husband Harry Craven of Litchfield, NH; five brothers Hugh Greenhalge and his wife Patricia of Manchester, NH, Gary Greenhalge of Lowell, Bruce Greenhalge and his companion Joan Rudolph of Allenstown, NH, Lemmie Greenhalge of North Andover, MA and Bailey Greenhalge of Manchester, NH; and several nieces and nephews.
 He was also brother of the late Robert Greenhalge and the late Frederick Greenhalge.
 Relatives and friends may call at the O’DONNELL FUNERAL HOME 276 PAWTUCKET ST. in Lowell from 9:00 to 10:30 A.M. on Friday. His Funeral Mass will follow at ST. PATRICK CHURCH in Lowell at 11:00. Burial in St. Patrick Cemetery. E-condolences/directions at www.odonnellfuneralhome.com. Arrangements by Funeral Director James F. O’Donnell, Jr. (978) 459-8768.     
 
Elizabeth C. Quealy Print E-mail

 

Elizabeth C. Quealy

 
Loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother
 
 Elizabeth C. (Cluin) Quealy, of North Chelmsford, died Saturday. September 2nd at Lowell General Hospital – Saints Campus with her loving family by her side. She was the beloved wife of the late Paul P. Quealy.
 Born in Albany, New York, the daughter of the late Edmund M. and the late Florence C. (Ferrin) Cluin, she attended Lowell schools and was a graduate of Lowell High School. Eager to further her education, she then went on to graduate from the former Lowell State Teacher’s College (now known as UMass Lowell) earning a Bachelor’s Degree in Education. She also did some graduate studies at the University of New Hampshire.
 Before retiring, Elizabeth was employed as an elementary school teacher in Lexington for 11 years and then in Lowell for over 23 years. Passionate about her job as a teacher, she was devoted and loved working with her students and faculty alike.
 She was a longtime parishioner of St. Mary Church in Chelmsford where she also volunteered much of her time.
 Among her many activities, Elizabeth was a former member of Mt. Pleasant Golf Club in Lowell and the Massachusetts Teacher’s Association. She loved reading and traveling and was an avid Boston Red Sox and New England Patriots fan. Above all else, nothing made her happier than spending quality time with her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
  Elizabeth is survived by two daughters Elizabeth A. Bilodeau of Groton, MA and Kathleen M. Novak and her husband Michael of Woodbury, CT; a son Paul J. Quealy of North Chelmsford, MA; three grandchildren Patricia Bilodeau, Christopher Novak and Alexander Novak; and four great-grandchildren Crista Bilodeau, Ryan Mertz, Mason Rodgers and Brayden Bilodeau.
 She was also grandmother of the late Dennis Bilodeau, Jr. and sister of the late John J. Cluin.
 Friends may call at the O’DONNELL FUNERAL HOME 276 PAWTUCKET ST. at Fletcher from 5 to 8 P.M. on Wednesday, September 7, 2017. Relatives and friends are invited to attend her Funeral Mass to be celebrated Thursday morning at ST. MARY CHURCH in Chelmsford at 11 o’clock. Burial to follow at the Massachusetts National Cemetery in Bourne. E-condolences/directions at www.odonnellfuneralhome.com. Those wishing may make contributions in her memory to St. Mary Church, 115 Middlesex St, North Chelmsford, MA 01863. Arrangements by Funeral Director James F. O’Donnell, Jr. (978) 458-8768. 
 
 

 

 
Walter C. Gallagher, Jr. Print E-mail

 

Walter C. Gallagher, Jr.

 

Loving husband, father, brother, and friend;

 

Walter C. Gallagher, Jr., 61, of Lowell, MA but formally of Groton, MA, died Saturday morning August 12, 2017, after a courageous battle with lung cancer at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers.

 

He was the beloved husband of Karen F. (Monette) Gallagher with whom he recently celebrated their 35th wedding anniversary on May 22nd of this year.

 

Born in Anchorage, Alaska, December 28, 1955, a son of the late Walter C. and the late Miriam (O’Heir) Gallagher, Sr., Walter attended Lowell schools and was a graduate of Lowell High School with Class of 1973.

 

He went on to graduate from Boston University in 1978 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in History.

Walter was a Senior Account Executive with Retrofit Technologies in Milford, Massachusetts where he had worked for 30 years. Previously, he was with Wang Labs, Inc.

 

A longtime member and current Director on the Board at Longmeadow Golf Club, Walter enjoyed playing golf with family and friends. However, the time he truly cherished was when he was with his family, especially his daughters.  Together, they shared a great love of all things Harry Potter, and spending time at the family house in Maine on Kezar Lake.

 

Besides his wife, Karen, he is survived by his two daughters Melissa A. Gallagher of Boston and Bridget E. Gallagher of Weehawken, NJ; two sisters Linda M. Kilbride and her husband Michael of Pelham, NH and Deborah I. Gallagher and her husband Peter Traversy of Cambridge; a brother Michael E. Gallagher of Sudbury, MA; his aunts Katherine (O’Heir) VanGreenby of Lowell and Judith O’Heir of Rye, NH; his father-in-law Lester Wm. Monette, Jr. of Dracut; his in-laws Anne Marie (Monette) and her husband Richard Condike of Methuen, Michael Monette of Nashua, NH, Daniel Monette and his wife Kimberly of Dracut, William Monette and his wife Lisa of Dracut, Timothy Monette and his wife Susan of Pelham, NH; and many nieces, nephews, great niece and nephews, and cousins.

 

Walter was predeceased by his brother David Gallagher, his uncle David O’Heir and his mother –in-law Barbara (Gill) Monette.

 

Friends may call at the O’DONNELL FUNERAL HOME 276 PAWTUCKET ST. at Fletcher from 3 to 8 P.M. Tuesday. Relatives and friends are invited to attend his Funeral Mass to be celebrated Wednesday morning at the IMMACULATE CONCEPTION CHURCH at 11 o’clock. Committal Services will be held privately at a later date. E-condolences/directions at odonnellfuneralhome.com. Those wishing may make contributions in his memory to the Longmeadow Golf Club Scholarship Fund, 165 Havilah St., Lowell, MA, 01852. Arrangements by Funeral Director James F. O’Donnell, Jr. (978) 458-8768. 

 

 

 
Vincent E. Koravos Print E-mail

Vincent E. Koravos

Veteran of WW II, U.S. Marines

Vincent E. Koravos, 95, passed away on Thursday, August 10, 2017 after a brief illness.
 
He was the beloved husband of the late Caroline F. (Kus) to whom his was married for over 50 years.
 
The son of Greek immigrants, the late Elias and the late Olymbiada (Christos) Koravos,   Vini was born in Lowell, MA on November 14, 1921.
 
A graduate of Lowell High School in the Class of 1939 , he was a star quarterback and went on to study and play ball at Norwich University.
 
His education was interrupted by WWII and Vini joined the Marines in 1942. One of five sons, all on active duty during the war, he was a tail gunner for the squadron leader on SBD bombers assigned to Marine Air Group 24 (MAG-24) supporting the 1st Marine division. He saw extensive action in the Pacific theatre and fought in the campaign to liberate the Philippines at the battle of Mindanao.
 
After the war, Vini joined the Lowell Pipefitters union, Local 132. He went on to build refrigeration plants for the produce and fishing industries. His work took him all over the continental US, Alaska, Mexico and South America.
 
An avid golfer for over 60 years, he was a longtime member at Nabnassett Lake Country Club. He carded six holes in one. Most notably at the US Open course at Torey Pines and the treacherous second hole at Nab.  He was always happy to set up the bar with or without an ace on his card after each round.
 
Vini retired to Lake Havasu in Bullhead City, AZ where he enjoyed boating, golf and Football Sundays with his great friends; Al, Rozzi, John, Jimmy and his dear friend Fran.
 
In recent years he moved back to the lake he loved in Westford and spent winters in Tequesta, Fl with family and friends. Vini hosted his last Superbowl party in February and  believed he called the second half plays in the Pats win over Atlanta, only the second half. If you met him, you loved him. He will be deeply missed.
 
He is survived by his four children David and Jeanette Koravos of San Diego, CA, Daniel and Debbie Koravos of Palm Desert, CA, Deborah and Richard Kay of Tyngsboro and Dean and Robin Koravos of Westford; five grandchildren; Alexis Ayala, David Koravos, Kristy Kay, Courtney Kay and Jack Koravos; three greatchildren, a loving sister Mary Koravos of Lowell; and many nieces and nephews.
 
He was also the brother of the late Rose, Nicholas, Tom, Joseph and Chris Koravos.
 
The family wishes to thank the Doctors, nurses and staff at Lowell General Hospital, especially, Dr. Tushar Patel for their loving care and support.
 

At this time Funeral Services will be private. All are welcome to attend a Celebration of his Life to be announced at a later date. E-condolences may be posted at odonnellfuneralhome.com, Those wishing may make contributions in his memory to the Lowell General Hospital Cancer Center, c/o the Philanthropy Office, 295 Varnum Ave., Lowell, MA 01854. Arrangements by the O’DONNELL FUNERAL HOME (978) 458-8768.

 

 
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