Patricia Ann McMahon, R.N.
Beloved mother and grandmother,
Patricia Ann (Callahan) McMahon, R.N., 95, of Lowell, died Monday, May 5th at Lowell General Hospital. She was the beloved wife of the late Stillman D. McMahon who died June 8, 2000.
Born in Lowell, Massachusetts, March 16, 1919, the daughter of the late John J. and the late Mary (Sullivan ) Callahan, she attended Lowell schools and was a graduate of Lowell High School. She then went on to graduate from the former St. Joseph School of Nursing as a Registered Nurse.
Patricia began her career as a Registered Nurse at the Department of Public Health in Brighton, Massachusetts and then in Baltimore, Maryland.
She then returned to Lowell and did private duty nursing and later was an R.N. at the Oblate Infirmary in Tewksbury prior to her retirement.
Among her many activities, Patricia was an avid reader and enjoyed cooking and sewing. She loved spending quality time with her family and writing poetry for her grandchildren.
Patricia is survived by two daughters Constance M. Chapdelaine and her husband Guy od Bedford, NH and Elaine A. Pietras, with whom she made her home, and her husband David of Lowell, MA; a son Joseph J. McMahon and his wife Anne of Sebago Lake, ME; three granddaughters Leah C. Beauchemin, Bridget M. McMahon and Katherine H. Pietras; two grandsons Alex J. Chapdelaine and Patrick J. McMahon; and many nieces and nephews.
She was also sister of the late Helen Pollard and Catherine, John, James and Joseph Callahan
The family wishes to express their thanks to those caregivers from Lowell Registry of Private Duty Nurses and aides whose comfort care and concern for their mother was deeply appreciated.
Friends may call at the O’DONNELL FUNERAL HOME 276 PAWTUCKET ST. from 4 to 7 P.M. Wednesday. Relatives and friends are invited to her Funeral Mass to be celebrated Thursday morning at the IMMACULATE CONCEPTION CHURCH at 10 o’clock. Burial in St. Mary Cemetery. E-condolences/directions at www.odonnellfuneralhome.com. Those wishing may make contributions in her memory to the VNA of Greater Lowell, 336 Central Street, Lowell, MA 01854. Arrangements by Funeral Directors James F. O’Donnell, Jr. and John W. Crane (978 or 866) 458-8768.
Beverly F. (Hines) Baron
beloved mother, grandmother, great grandmother
Beverly F. (Hines) Baron, 74, of New Smyrna Beach, Florida, formerly of Lowell, died Tuesday, April 29th at Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center in Daytona Beach with her loving family by her side. She was the beloved wife of the late Rene W. Baron who died April 2, 2000.
Born in Lowell, Massachusetts, September 8, 1939, the daughter of the late Thomas J. and the late B. Ruth (Gilman) Hines, she attended Lowell schools and was a graduate of Lowell High School in the Class of 1957. She then went on to attend Framingham Teacher’s College and then graduated from U/Mass Lowell earning a Bachelor’s of Arts Degree.
Before retiring, Beverly was employed as a Social Worker with the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Department of Medical Assistance.
As a member of her church, the United Church of Christ in New Smyrna Beach, FL, Beverly gave back through her involvement with Teens in Action, Family Promise and representative her church in Christ Women United.
Among her many activities, Beverly most enjoyed spending time with her family and friends. In addition she loved to travel.
Beverly is survived by a daughter Lisa R. Sussenberger and her husband John of Londonderry, NH; two sons Bruce D. Baron and his wife Marina of Dracut, MA and Dean J. Baron and his wife Jennifer of Lowell, MA; nine grandchildren Lance, Ethan, Joel, Renée, Zoe, Emalee, Jacob, Zachary and Joshua; two great grandchildren Payten and Maycee; and several nieces and nephews.
She was also sister of the late Richard Hines and the late Thomas Hines.
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 her Funeral Service to be celebrated Tuesday morning at CHRIST CHURCH UNITED in Dracut at 10:30 A.M.. PLEASE MEET AT CHURCH. Burial in Edson Cemetery in Lowell. E-condolences/directions at www.odonnellfuneralhome.com. Those wishing may make contributions in her memory to Juvenile Diabetes Foundation, 60 Walnut St., Suite 318, Wellesley, MA 02481. Arrangements by Funeral Directors James F. O’Donnell, Jr. and John W. Crane (978 or 866) 458-8768.
Anastasia M. Silver
of Boynton Beach, FL
Anastasia Mary (Barrows) Silver, age 86, formerly of Lowell, MA, but a resident of Boynton Beach, FL for the past 17 years, , died peacefully at home in Florida on Tuesday, April 22, 2014.
She is survived by her beloved husband, Ronald G. Silver, with whom she would have celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary on June 11, 2014.
Born on February 7, 1928 in Lowell, Massachusetts, the daughter of the late Frederick W. and the late Elizabeth H. (Riley) Barrows, she attended Lowell schools and was a graduate of Lowell High School with the Class of 1945 where she was the Lt. Colonel of the Girl Officers Regiment.
Prior to her retirement she worked for many years at Saints Memorial Hospital (now known as Lowell General Hospital – Saint’s campus) and Merrill Real Estate.
She was an avid fan of all New England sports teams but especially the Boston Red Sox. However the true love of her life was her family – she loved being a wife, mother, grandmother, sister and aunt. Anastasia will be missed tremendously by all who knew and loved her.
Besides her husband she is survived by her three loving children, a daughter, Roberta and her husband William Dinneen of Groton, MA, a daughter, Ronniann Silver of Overland Park, KS, and a son, Jonathan and his wife Rebecca Silver of Black Rock, CT. She is also survived by her four cherished grandchildren, Geoffrey Dinneen of London, England and Nathan, Eleanor and Hannah Silver of Black Rock, CT.
In addition, she is survived by her devoted sister, Margaret Flannery and her brother-in-law, Joseph Flannery, her sister-in-law, Effie (Bikos) Barrows, her brother-in-law, Leo Foley, her sister-in-law, Marcelle (Lord) Silver and her brother-in-law, Rev. Bertram N. Silver, OMI of Japan and many nieces and nephews.
She was also the sister of the late Fredrick II, John, Mary, Robert, Daniel and Fredrick III Barrows, the late Elizabeth Gallagher, Elinor Foley, Patricia Frawley, Theresa Richards, Louise DeAngelo and Anne Corcoran.
Friends may call at the O’DONNELL FUNERAL HOME 276 PAWTUCKET ST. from 3 to 7 P.M. Thursday, May 8, 2014. Relatives and friends are invited to her Funeral Mass to be celebrated Friday morning, May 9, 2014 at the IMMACULATE CONCEPTION CHURCH at 10 o’clock. Burial of ashes will follow at St. Mary Cemetery. E-condolences/directions at www.odonnellfuneralhome.com. Those wishing may make contributions in her memory to Poor Clare Nuns, Christ the King Monastery, 3900 Sherwood Blvd, Delray Beach, FL 33445. Arrangements by Funeral Directors James F. O’Donnell, Jr. and John W. Crane (978 or 866) 458-8768.
Philip J. Salome
Retired Lowell Police Officer;
Philip J. Salome
Relatives and friends are invited to attend A Celebration of Life for Phil Salome on Friday May 16, 2014 at Vesper Country Club in Tyngsborough. The Celebration Gathering will begin at 1:00 P.M. with a Memorial Service and Speaking Program to take place at 2:00 P.M. in the Main Ballroom. The Celebration Gathering will conclude at 4:00 P.M. E-condolences/directions at odonnellfuneralhome.com. Those wishing may make contributions in his memory to Lowell General Hospital Cancer Care Center, c/o The Philanthropy Office, 296 Varnum Ave,, Lowell, MA 01854. Arrangements by the O'DONNELL FUNERAL HOME - LOWELL - (978 or 866) 458-8768.