Roger G. Clermont
formerly of Pelham, NH and Lowell, MA; 87
Roger G. Clermont, 87, formerly of Pelham, NH and Lowell, MA, died Tuesday, April 22nd at Lowell General Hospital – Saints Campus following a period of declining health. He was the beloved husband of the late Irene C. (Ladebauche) Clermont who died in 1990.
Born in Lowell, Massachusetts, March 19, 1927, the son of the late Joseph and the late Anna (Bellemare) Clermont, he received his education in the Lowell school system.
A veteran of World War II, Roger proudly served his country in the U. S. Navy as a Seaman 1st Class.
Although he was raised and educated in Lowell, Roger was a longtime resident of Pelham. He owned and operated Clermont’s Markets in the greater Lowell area for many years. He left the grocery business to pursue a career in Real Estate and owned and operated Clermont Realty in Lowell and Pelham until his retirement.
He was a longtime communicant of St. Patrick Church in Pelham.
Among his many activities, Roger was a longtime member of the Club Lafayette in Lowell as well as a former member of the Lowell Rotary, the Pelham American Legion Post #100 and the Lowell Kiwanis Club. He greatly enjoyed spending quality time with his family as well as traveling to Florida for the winters.
Roger is survived by four sons Roger R. Clermont of Mooresville, NC, Richard G. Clermont and his wife Sandra of Pelham, NH, Rodney D. Clermont and his partner Lois Shaw of Lowell, MA and Raymond D. Clermont and his wife Jeanne of The Villages, FL; a daughter Rachel I. Clermont and her partner Karen Cangialosi of Walpole, NH; twelve grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; two sisters Gertrude Clermont and Doris O’Beirne both of Lowell, MA; a brother Richard Clermont and his wife Janice of Lighthouse Point, FL; a brother-in-law Robert Ladebauche and his wife Rise of Nashua, NH; his longtime companion Ann Lynch of Amesbury, MA; and many nieces, nephews and extended family members.
He was also brother of the late Roland Clermont, Leo Clermont, Rita Mayotte, Irene St. Jean, Alice Chateauneuf and Germaine Jussaume.
Friends may call at the O’DONNELL FUNERAL HOME 276 PAWTUCKET ST. at Fletcher from 4 to 8 P.M. Friday. Relatives and friends are invited to attend his Committal Service on Saturday morning at St. Joseph Cemetery Chapel in Chelmsford at 11 o’clock. PLEASE MEET AT CEMETERY. E-condolences/directions at www.odonnellfuneralhome.com. Those wishing may make contributions in his memory to the D’Youville Foundation, 981 Varnum Ave, Lowell, MA 01854. Arrangements by Funeral Directors James F. O’Donnell, Jr. and John W. Crane (978 or 866) 458-8768.
Gerald A. Rudolph
Gerald A. Rudolph, 74, of Lowell, died Wednesday morning, April 16th at his home.
Born in Medford, Massachusetts, May 31, 1939, the son of the late Everett H. and the late Ruth (DeCosta) Rudolph, he attended Medford schools and was a graduate of Medford High School.
A veteran of the Vietnam Conflict, Gerald proudly served his country in the U.S. Air Force and also the Air National Guard of Massachusetts during peacetime.
Before retiring, Gerald was employed with John Hancock in Boston for over 35 years.
Among his many interests, Gerald was an avid hunter and outdoorsman. He also enjoyed woodworking and carpentry. He was a member of the Tewksbury-Wilmington Lodge of Elks BPOE #2070.
Gerald is survived by two daughters Kristyn A. Rudolph of Lowell, MA and Kara M. Rudolph of Nashua, NH; three sisters Evelyn Maloney, Sandra Pottle and Judith Rudolph; two brothers Lawrence Rudolph and John Rudolph; many nieces and nephews; and his beloved pets Callie and Jake.
He was also brother of the late Everett Rudolph, Arthur Rudolph, Kenneth Rudolph and Earl Rudolph.
Friends may call at the O’DONNELL FUNERAL HOME 276 PAWTUCKET ST. at Fletcher from 3 to 7 P.M. Monday. Funeral and Committal Services will be held privately. E-condolences/directions at www.odonnellfuneralhome.com. Those wishing may make contributions in his memory to the MSPCA, 400 Broadway, Route 28, Methuen, MA 01844. Arrangements by Funeral Directors James F. O’Donnell, Jr. and John W. Crane (978 or 866) 458-8768.
Kathryn M. Woods
Loving mother, sister and aunt
Kathryn M. (Henry) Woods, 64, of Lowell, died Friday morning, April 11th at her home following an extended illness.
Born in Lowell, Massachusetts, September 8, 1949, the daughter of the late Robert M. and the late Eleanor R. (Hansbury) Henry, she attended St. Margaret Grammar School in Lowell and was a graduate of Chelmsford High School in the Class of 1967. She then went on to attend Mt. Wachusett Community College.
Most recently, Kathryn was employed with Boston Scientific in North Chelmsford, formerly known as Bard E.P. and Tyco International. Previously, she worked at the U.S. Post Office in North Chelmsford, the V.A. Medical Center in Lowell and was an usher with the Lowell Spinners.
Among her many interests, Kathryn was an avid Red Sox fan and enjoyed reading, going to the beach and socializing. She especially cherished her Friday night gatherings with her friends to socialize in their “Happy Room”.
An accomplished writer of poetry, she had much of her writings published.
Kathryn is survived by two sons Brian K. Woods and his wife Nancy of Dracut, MA and Robert L. Woods and his wife Marissa Webb of San Jose, CA; two step-grandchildren Chrisy Michaud of Dracut, MA and Josh Michaud and his wife Paola of Medford, MA; a sister Susan B. Albee and her husband Steven of Chelmsford, MA; three brothers Robert M. Henry, Jr. and his wife Ruth of Alfred, ME, Michael E. Henry and his wife Susan of Los Angeles, CA and Timothy J. Henry and his wife Gerry of North Hampton, NH; five nieces and nephews Wyatt Henry, Craig Henry, Mollie Henry, Meghan Albee and Mark Albee.
Friends may call at the O’DONNELL FUNERAL HOME 276 PAWTUCKET ST. at Fletcher from 4 to 8 P.M. Tuesday. Her Funeral Mass will be celebrated Wednesday morning at ST. JOHN THE EVANGELIST CHURCH in North Chelmsford at 11 o’clock. PLEASE MEET AT CHURCH. Committal Services will be held privately. E-condolences/directions at www.odonnellfuneralhome.com. Those wishing may make contributions in her memory to the Jimmy Fund/Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Attn: Contributions Services, 10 Brookline Place West, Floor 6, Brookline, MA 02445. Arrangements by Funeral Directors James F. O’Donnell, Jr. and John W. Crane (978 or 866) 458-8768.
James P. Dunnigan
Loving father, grandfather and great-grandfather
James P. “Jimmy” Dunnigan, 82, of Dracut, died Saturday morning, April 12th at D’Youville Senior Care Center in Lowell. He was the beloved husband of the late Catherine M. (Senior) Dunnigan who died in 1974.
Born in on Easter Sunday in Dracut, Massachusetts, March 27, 1932, the son of the late Joseph T. and the late Germaine (San Cartier) Dunnigan, he was educated in the Dracut school system.
Before retiring, Jimmy was employed as a Maintenance Worker in the Facilities Department at the former St. John’s Hospital (now known as Lowell General Hospital/Saints Campus). Previously, he worked in the Sheet Metal Workers Union Local #17 out of Boston and at the Lowell Metal Ceiling Company.
Among his many activities, Jimmy enjoyed gardening and building. He was a former member of the Lowell Boat Club and was a volunteer at the Greater Lowell Catholic Charities Food Bank.
Jimmy is survived by two daughters Jane C. Perry and her husband William C. of Dracut, MA and Janet M. Johnston and her husband Paul of Milford, NH; a son Philip T. Dunnigan and his wife Mary of Billerica, MA; two sons-in-law Albert St. Peter and Edward Coulter; seven grandchildren William C. Perry, Jr. and his wife Jennifer, Kevin P. St. Peter and his wife Heather, Brian M. Perry and his companion Amy Bromaghin, Dawn M. Bedard, Christopher F. St. Peter, Alysha M. Dunnigan and her companion Richard Franklin, and Philip T. Dunnigan, Jr.; eight great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
He was also father of the late Susan M. St. Peter and Anne M. Coulter and brother of the late Joseph A. Dunnigan.
Friends may call at the O’DONNELL FUNERAL HOME 276 PAWTUCKET ST. at Fletcher from 4 to 8 P.M. Monday. Relatives and friends are invited to attend his Funeral Mass to be celebrated Tuesday morning at ST. RITA CHURCH in Lowell at 9 o’clock. Burial in St. Joseph Cemetery in Chelmsford. E-condolences/directions at www.odonnellfuneralhome.com. Those wishing may make contributions in his memory to the Dracut Food Pantry 1934 Lakeview Ave, Suite 11, Dracut, MA 01826. Arrangements by Funeral Directors James F. O’Donnell, Jr. and John W. Crane (978 or 866) 458-8768.