Mary K. Fitzgerald
Mary K. (Keefe) Fitzgerald, 77, of Lowell, passed away peacefully on July 26th at the Atrium in North Chelmsford with her loving family by her side.
She was the beloved wife of the late William Fitzgerald.
Born in Lowell, Massachusetts, August 31, 1937, the daughter of the late John J. and the late Margaret (Mahoney) F. Keefe, she attended Lowell schools and was a graduate of Lowell High School in the Class of 1955.
Mary was employed for over 40 years at the Middlesex County Bank and later retired from Bay Bank in Lowell.
An active member of St. Margaret Church, she was a participating member of the parish Blessed Virgin Sodality.
She was a very active lady, being an ardent member of the Red Hat Society, volunteering at both the Lowell General Hospital and former St. John’s Hospital gift shops for many years.
She loved to knit, especially at the Lowell Senior Center. She was an artist of Japanese Bunka and did lovely ceramic pieces.
Mary is survived by her sister, Carol Staunton of Nashua, N.H., her nieces, Kara Staunton-Shron and her husband Jason Shron and her children, Sophie, Matthew and Jacob of Great Barrington, MA, Erin Horne and her husband James Horne and her twin sons, RJ and Johnny, of Milton, MA.
She is also survived by her step-children, William Fitzgerald, Helen Fitzgerald, John Fitzgerald and Anne Fitzgerald, and her dear friends Mary Abraham, Kathy Quinn, Sheila Hardy, and Maureen Cohen.
Friends may call at the O'DONNELL FUNERAL HOME 276 PAWTUCKET ST. at Fletcher from 4 to 7 P.M. Wednesday. Her Funeral Mass will be celebrated Thursday morning at ST. MARGARET CHURCH at 10 o'clock. Burial in St. Patrick Cemetery. E-condolences/directions at odonnellfuneralhome.com. Arrangements by Funeral Directors James F. O'Donnell, Jr. and John W. Crane (978 or 866) 458-8768.
Robert L. Biagioni
Robert L. Biagioni, 60, of Lowell, died Saturday, July 18th at his home.
Born in Somerville, Massachusetts, May 23, 1955, a son Helen L. (Shuflat) Biagioni-Berube of Barrington, NH and the late Robert A. Biagioni, he attended Somerville and Billerica schools and was a graduate of Billerica Memorial High School in the Class of 1972.
A veteran of the Vietnam Conflict era, Bob proudly served his country in the U.S. Marine Corps and was awarded the National Defense Service Medal and a Meritorious Mast.
A self-employed carpenter and metal fabricator, he most recently worked in various construction sites around the Greater Merrimack Valley area.
Among his many activities, Bob enjoyed cooking, fishing, boating and golf. He was also an avid sports fan, especially of the New York Giants football team.
In addition to his mother Helen, Bob is survived by a daughter Jillian E. Buote of Lowell; a son Robert J. Biagioni and his wife Kiara of Merrimac, MA; two sisters Donna Adley of Wilmington, MA and Karen Gilson and her husband Peter of Falmouth, MA; two brothers James A. Biagioni and his wife Pamela of Barrington, NH and Paul Biagioni and his wife Donna of Kotzebue, AK; and several nieces and nephews.
Friends may call at the O’DONNELL FUNERAL HOME 276 PAWTUCKET ST. at Fletcher from 2 to 6 P.M. Monday. Funeral and Committal Services will be held privately. E-condolences/directions at www.odonnellfuneralhome.com. Arrangements by Funeral Directors James F. O’Donnell, Jr. and John W. Crane (978 or 866) 458-8768.
Thomas J. Faucher
Thomas J. Faucher, 69, of Lowell, died Saturday, July 18th at Lowell General Hospital – Saints Campus in Lowell.
Born in Lawrence, Massachusetts, a son of the late Rene J. and the late Dorothy M. (Bean) Faucher, he attended St. Patrick Grammar School in Lawrence and was a graduate of Lawrence High School in the Class of 1965. Eager to further his education, he graduated from the former Andover Institute for Business earning a Certificate in Business Administration.
Tom proudly served his country in the Army Reserves and received an honorable discharge.
Before retiring, Tom was employed as a Laborer with various construction companies throughout the Greater Merrimack Valley area.
Among his many interests, Tom enjoyed reading and walking and he loved sports, especially the Red Sox, Patriots and Celtics.
Tom is survived by three brothers Francis D. Faucher and his wife Maureen of Yarmouth, MA, Robert T. Faucher and his wife Joan of Andover, MA and Richard J. Faucher and his wife Marylou of Atkinson, NH; and several nieces and nephews.
In keeping in accordance with his wishes, there will be no calling hours and all Funeral Services will be held privately. E-condolences at www.odonnellfuneralhome.com. Those wishing may make contributions in his memory to the Lowell General Hospital – Saints Campus ICU, c/o Philanthropy Office, 295 Varnum Avenue, Lowell, MA 01854. Arrangements by the O’DONNELL FUNERAL HOME, Lowell, MA (978 or 866) 458-8768.
Mary C. Driscoll
Lifelong resident of the Acre, 97
Mary C. Driscoll, 97, a lifelong resident of the Acre Section of Lowell, died Thursday morning, July 16th at Willow Manor Nursing Home in Lowell.
Born in Lowell, Massachusetts, December 17, 1917, a daughter of the late Mortimer and the late Margaret (Nolan) Driscoll, she attended St. Patrick Grammar School and was a graduate of St. Patrick Girl’s High School in the Class of 1936.
Before retiring, Mary was employed as a Burler and Quality Control Inspector at Merrimack Mills in Lowell for over 20 years.
Active with St. Patrick Church in Lowell, Mary was a member of the Blessed Virgin Mary Sodality as well as the League of Catholic Women and St. Patrick’s School Alumnae.
Mary is survived by a brother-in-law Francis Zipps of Lowell; and many nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews.
She was also sister of the late Margaret Zipps, Daniel J. Driscoll, John J. Driscoll, Helen F. Driscoll, Anna Bergholm and Richard A. Driscoll.
Friends may call at the O’DONNELL FUNERAL HOME 276 PAWTUCKET ST. at Fletcher from 9:30 to 10:30 A.M. Saturday. Her Funeral Mass will immediately follow at ST. PATRICK CHURCH in Lowell at 11 o’clock. Burial in St. Patrick Cemetery in Lowell. E-condolences/directions at www.odonnellfuneralhome.com. Those wishing may make contributions in her memory to St. Patrick Church Building Fund, 282 Suffolk Street, Lowell, MA 01854. Arrangements by Funeral Directors James F. O’Donnell, Jr. and John W. Crane (978 or 866) 458-8768.