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Marion Ann MacLeod Print E-mail

Marion Ann MacLeod

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

Marion Ann MacLeod, a longtime resident of the Belvidere section of Lowell, MA, died peacefully Thursday November 24, 2022 after a period of declining health.

Born in Manhattan, NY on March 13, 1929, she was the daughter of the late John MacLeod and the late Catherine (Harrington) MacLeod. Marion was a graduate of Keith Hall in the Class of 1947 and attended Lowell Commercial College.

At the age of 20, following her work as a proofreader for the Lowell Sun newspaper, Marion relocated to Washington, DC to work for the United States Navy in the Bureau of Ordnance. Upon her return to Lowell in 1957, she worked as a financial analyst by the Space Systems Division of Avco Corporation, which designed and built the heat shield to protect NASA’s Apollo crews inside the Command Module. Avco later became Textron Systems, from which she retired in 1987.

Marion is survived by her daughter, Deborah A. Finnegan, grandchildren Neil P. Finnegan and his wife Heloisa Teixeira Costa, Thomas J. Finnegan and his wife Jordan Davis, and Ellen C. Finnegan; great-grandson Edward J. Finnegan; brother Paul F. MacLeod and his wife Molly MacLeod; sisters-in-law, Rae MacLeod and Joan MacLeod; and many nieces and nephews.

Marion was the wife of the late Manuel Nunez and the late Robert N. Barnard; sister of the late Elizabeth “Betty” C. Nelligan, John “Jack” P. MacLeod, Thomas M. MacLeod, and Richard J. MacLeod; and mother-in-law of the late Edward F. Finnegan.

Friends may call at the O’DONNELL FUNERAL HOME 276 PAWTUCKET ST. in LOWELL on Friday morning December 2, 2022 from 9:30 to 10:30 A.M. followed by her Funeral Mass to be celebrated at the IMMACULATE CONCEPTION CHURCH  in Lowell at 11 o’clock. Burial to follow at St. Mary Cemetery in North Tewksbury. E-condolences/directions at Those wishing may make contributions in her memory to Habitat for Humanity: or Doctors Without Borders:  Arrangements by Funeral Director James F. O’Donnell, Jr. (978) 458-8768.

Agnes E. (Salem) (Loiselle) Mastrogiacomo Print E-mail

Agnes E. (Salem) (Loiselle) Mastrogiacomo

Beloved mother, stepmother, grandmother, great grandmother;

Lowell - Agnes E. (Salem) (Loiselle) Mastrogiacomo, 96, of Lowell, Massachusetts died Friday, November 25 at Lowell General Hospital with her loving family by her side.

She was the loving wife of the late John Mastrogiacomo, Sr. who died in 2014.

Born in Lowell, Massachusetts June 7, 1926, the sixth of seven daughters of the late Paul and the late Fadwa (Stevens) Salem, attended St. Patrick’s Grammar School and was a graduate of St. Patrick’s High School. Agnes furthered her education by attending Lowell Commercial College.

She went on to be the office manager of Atrolene Oil Co. in Lowell until she started her family.

Her priority in life was raising and taking care of her family. She enjoyed reading about health and nutrition to prepare delicious meals for her family. You could always count on something special at her dinner table- including her home-made chicken soup.

Agnes had a strong Catholic Faith and was a long-time communicant of the Immaculate Conception Church.

Her greatest happiness came from spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren. She loved having her grandchildren around her, and she enjoyed hearing about her great grandchildren’s activities and accomplishments.

Agnes is survived by her daughter, Geraldine ”Gerry” Mangan of Woburn, MA,;  two sons Richard J. Loiselle and wife Jeannine of Dracut, MA and John P. Loiselle of Woburn, MA,; a step-son John J. Mastrogiacomo, Jr. and wife Carlene of Norway, Me., eight grandchildren and nine great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

Agnes was predeceased by her first husband, Joseph R. Loiselle who passed in 1971 as well as her son-in-law, J. Stephen Mangan and daughter-in-law, Elaine F. Loiselle, six sisters; Mary Makrez, Rose Nader, Jennie Mullen, Margaret Mitchell, Florence Abraham, and Theresa Mercier.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend her Funeral Mass to be celebrated Thursday morning December 1, 2022, at the Immaculate Conception Church in Lowell at 11:00 o’clock. Please meet at the church. Burial will be private. E-condolences/directions at Those wishing may make contributions in her memory to the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 417005, Boston, MA 02241. Arrangements by the O’DONNELL FUNERAL HOME – LOWELL – MA (978-458-8768.

Mary P. Lynch Print E-mail

Mary P. Lynch

Beloved Sister-In-Law, Aunt, Grand Aunt, Great Grand Aunt, and Friend.

Mary P. Lynch, 92, formerly of Lowell and Boston but most recently of Tyngsboro, MA, passed away peacefully on Wednesday November 9, 2022 at the Westford House in Westford, MA with many of her family by her side.

Born in Lowell, MA, November 18, 1929, the daughter of the late Leo A. Lynch Sr. and the late Grace M. (Kennedy) Lynch. She attended Lowell High School in the class of 1947 where she also served as a Girl Officer. Mary continued her education at the Harvard University Extension School.

Prior to her retirement in 1990, Mary spent over 30 years with the Harvard University School of Business, most recently as the Assistant Director of Administrative Operations.

Mary led an active life and was a busy volunteer for Mass General Hospital, the New England Aquarium and various food pantries and soup kitchens. An ardent Boston sports fan, she followed the Patriots and Red Sox. She enjoyed painting, traveling, reading and showing the wonders of Boston to the children of her family.

Mary was all about family and felt blessed to be surrounded by so many whom she loved so deeply. She is survived by a sister-in-law: Burke (McCready) Lynch of Belvedere, IL; many dear nieces and nephews, among them her nephew Michael Renk and his wife Janet of Tyngsboro who provided her with loving comfort and care while she resided with them; many grandnieces and grandnephews, great grandnieces and great grandnephews; and many friends.

In addition to her parents, Mary is preceded in death by her Sister and Brother-in-law Joan F. (Lynch) and C. Thomas Renk, her Sister and Brother-in-law, Dorothy H. (Lynch) and John V. McQuade, and her Brother Leo A. Lynch Jr.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend her Visitation at the O’DONNELL FUNERAL HOME 276 PAWTUCKET ST. in LOWELL on Wednesday morning November 16, 2022 from 10:00 A.M. to 11:30 A.M. Her Funeral Mass will follow at ST. MARGARET OF SCOTLAND CHURCH in Lowell at 12 o’clock Noon. Burial to follow at St. Patrick Cemetery in Lowell, MA. E-condolences/directions at Those wishing may make contributions in her memory to  the American Cancer Society of Greater Lowell, 3 Speen St., Suite 250, Framingham, MA 01701. Arrangements by Funeral Director James F. O’Donnell, Jr. - (978) 458-8768.



Thomas F. Murphy Print E-mail

Thomas F. Murphy

Member of a well-known Lowell family;


Thomas F. Murphy, 76, passed away peacefully on November 5, 2022.

He was the son of Thomas F. Murphy and Helena (Byrt) Murphy of Lowell who predeceased him.

Tom was born and raised in Lowell, having attended Lowell Schools and was a graduate of Lowell High School, class of 1964.

Tom went on to attend Lowell Technological Institute after which he spent most of his career at Digital Equipment Corporation and then Wang Labs as a project manager. Later in life he served as a Court Officer at Superior Court in Lowell.

Tom’s biggest joy in life was supporting his niece and nephews throughout their many activities.

He also was a huge follower of politics; local, state or country. He was an avid viewer of CNN and could discuss all the current issues.

Tom is survived by two brothers, Garry and his wife Norma and Kevin and his wife Ann; his sister Kathleen Akashian and her husband Bruce, niece Kerry Akashian, nephews Jason Blodgett and his wife Donna, Brian Akashian and his wife Lauren; Matthew Blodgett and his wife Kerry Ann; Brendan Akashian and his wife Sara; Kevin Murphy and his wife Carolyn; his dear cousins Maryann Mulcahey and Xandra Graham, and 13 great nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his brother Gregory who died in 2015.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend his Funeral Mass to be celebrated Wednesday morning November 9, 2022, at ST. MARGARET OF SCOTLAND CHURCH in Lowell at 10 o’clock. Burial to follow at St. Mary Cemetery in No. Tewksbury. E-condolences/directions at Those wishing may make contributions in his memory to the Thomas F. and Helena B. Murphy Scholarship Fund at LHS, 50 Fr.  Morrissette Blvd., Lowell, MA 01852. Arrangements by the O’DONNELL FUNERAL HOME - LOWELL – (978) 458-8768.

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