Helen T. Capelianis
Loving godmother and friend, of Lowell, 84
Helen T. Capelianis, 84, of Lowell, died peacefully Sunday morning, June 8, 2014, surrounded by loved ones.
Born in Lowell, Massachusetts, the daughter of the late Theodore G. and the late Evagelia (Economopoulos) Capelianis, she attended Lowell schools and graduated from Lowell High School with high honors. Eager to further her education, she then graduated from Boston University earning a Bachelor’s Degree in Business and Accounting, also with high honors.
Before retiring, Helen was employed as an Assistant Treasurer with the engineering firm of Chas T. Main in Boston for over 20 years.
Among her many activities, Helen enjoyed reading, shopping, playing bingo and many trips to Foxwoods Casino in Connecticut. She was also an avid philanthropist for education, children and healthcare.
Helen is survived by her loving godchildren and friends; and her cherished cat “Bozo”.
She was also sister of the late George T. Capelianis who died in April, 2007.
Friends may call at the O’DONNELL FUNERAL HOME 276 PAWTUCKET ST. at Fletcher from 4 to 8 P.M. Tuesday. Relatives and friends are invited to attend her Funeral Service on Wednesday morning at the HELLENIC ORTHODOX CHURCH of the HOLY TRINITY in Lowell at 11 o’clock. Burial in the Westlawn Cemetery. E-condolences/directions at www.odonnellfuneralhome.com. In lieu of flowers, those wishing may make contributions in her memory to the Helen and George Capelianis Scholarship Fund, c/o Santander Bank, 5 Billerica Road, Chelmsford, MA 01824. Arrangements by Funeral Directors James F. O’Donnell, Jr. and John W. Crane (978 or 866) 458-8768.
Helene P. O’Malley
Loving mother and grandmother, 87
Helene P. (Quealy) O’Malley, 87, of Lowell, died Friday evening, June 6, 2014. She was the beloved wife of the late John J. O’Malley who died in 1983.
Born in Lowell, Massachusetts, September 14, 1926, the daughter of the late John M. and the late Harriet (Faulkner) Quealy, she attended St. Patrick Grammar School in Lowell and was a graduate of St. Patrick Girl’s High School.
Helene is survived by a daughter Carol Ann Davis and her husband Scott of West Pam Beach, FL; two sons Michael P. O’Malley and his wife Diane of Lowell, MA and John J. O’Malley and his wife Joanne of Howell, NJ; two grandsons John O’Malley and Timothy O’Malley; and several nieces and nephews.
She was also sister of the late John Martin Quealy, the late William Quealy and the late Francis Faulkner.
In keeping in accordance with her wishes, there will be no calling hours. Relatives and friends are invited to attend her Funeral Mass to be celebrated on Wednesday morning at ST. PATRICK CHURCH in Lowell at 11 o’clock. PLEASE MEET AT CHURCH. Burial in St. Patrick Cemetery. E-condolences/directions at www.odonnellfuneralhome.com. Those wishing may make contributions in her memory to the Alzheimer’s Association, 480 Pleasant St, Watertown, MA 02472. Arrangements by Funeral Directors James F. O’Donnell, Jr. and John W. Crane (978 or 866) 458-8768.
Marion R. Mello
retired Chelmsford school teacher, 86
Marion R. Mello, 86, of Lowell, died Thursday evening, June 5th at the Life Care Center of Nashoba Valley in Littleton.
Born in Lowell, Massachusetts, January 29, 1928, the daughter of the late Charles and the late Gloriana (Machado) Mello, she attended Lowell schools and was a graduate of Lowell High School in the Class of 1946. Eager to further her education, she went on to graduate with a Bachelor’s Degree in Education from Lowell State Teacher’s College and a Master’s Degree in Education from Fitchburg State Teacher’s Collge.
Before retiring, Marion was employed by the Town of Chelmsford for over 45 years as an elementary school teacher and later as a special education teacher.
Among her many activities, Marion was a member of the Delta Kappa Gamma Society, the Retired State, County And Municipal Employees Association Of Mass, Inc in Boston and the Blessed Virgin Mary Sodality at St. Margaret Church in Lowell. She was an avid reader and enjoyed knitting, embroidering, needlework and cross country skiing. She had a love for animals, especially her cats TJ, Shady, Cissy, Molly and Artie. She also loved spending her summers at her home she had built on Prince Edward Island in Canada.
Marion is survived by her cousin and godchild Sandra L. Anderson and her husband William of Shirley, MA; their children Wendy L. Collins and her husband Scott of Townsend, MA, Sean D. Fleming and his wife Becky of Northbridge, MA and Kendra L. Fleming of Fitchburg, MA; her step-sister Joan T. Arcand and her husband Roland of Lowell, MA; their children Michael S. Arcand and his late wife Agnes of Hudson, NH, Paul D. Arcand and his wife Sandra of Dracut, MA and Ann Marie Arcand of Lowell, MA.
She was also predeceased by her cousin and best friend Dorothy Machado Pillsbury.
Friends may call at the O’DONNELL FUNERAL HOME 276 PAWTUCKET ST. at Fletcher from 9 to 10 A.M. Monday morning. Relatives and friends are invited to attend her Funeral Mass on Monday morning at ST. MARGARET CHURCH in Lowell at 10:30 o’clock. Burial in St. Patrick Cemetery. E-condolences/directions at www.odonnellfuneralhome.com. Those wishing may make contributions in her memory to the Pat Brody Shelter for Cats, P.O. Box 142, Lunenburg, MA 01462. Arrangements by Funeral Directors James F. O’Donnell, Jr. and John W. Crane (978 or 866) 458-8768.
Larry Dean Glenn
Larry Dean Glenn, 52, formerly of New Bedford, MA but a resident of Lowell for the past 45 years, died Tuesday, June 3rd at Lowell General Hospital.
Born in Shelby, North Carolina, December 23, 1961, the son of the late James A. and the late Mary Ruth (Allison) Glenn, he received his early education in the Lowell school system.
Most recently, Larry was serving as an Attendant at the New England Pentecostal Ministry in Pelham, New Hampshire.
Larry is survived by a daughter LeShanta Fisher of Lowell; a son Larry D. Fisher of Florida; a grandson Kamarri Fisher of Lowell; six sisters Clementine D. McSwain and her husband David, Charlene Jackson and her husband James and Vanessa Glenn all of Lowell, Marie Glenn of Tampa, FL and Ornethia Jean and Brenda Allison of Lowell; three brothers James Glenn, Jr. and Steve Glenn of Lowell and Charles E. Glenn of Lexington, KY; an aunt Etta Choate of Lowell; two uncles David Allison of Asheboro, NC and Howard Allison of Lowell; a godson Danarje Williams; and a special friend Claudette Grant.
There will be no calling hours. Relatives and friends are invited to attend his Memorial Service to be held Wednesday morning, June 11, 2014 at the New England Pentecostal Church, 955 Bridge St, Pelham, NH 03076 at 11 o’clock. Arrangements by the O’DONNELL FUNERAL HOME, Lowell, MA (978 or 866) 458-8768.