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The Honorable James M. Geary, Jr. Print E-mail

 

 

 

THE HONORABLE JAMES M. GEARY JR.

 

 

Well known retired District Court Judge

The Honorable James M. Geary Jr., age 83, a retired Middlesex and Essex County District Court Judge, formerly of Lowell and Chelmsford, Massachusetts, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, August 21, at his home in Matunuck, Rhode Island with his loving family by his side.

He was appointed as a District Court Judge for Middlesex and Essex Counties on April 11, 1995 at the Ayer District Court.  He retired in 2006 after a highly distinguished career on the Bench.  Following his retirement, he lived in Matunuck with his beloved wife of 54 years, Marie Robinson Geary.

Born in Lowell on April 11, 1936, the son of the late James M. Geary and the late Catherine Novak Geary, he was the brother of the late Robert J. Geary.  He was a member of St. Patrick Parish.  Judge Geary graduated from Lowell High School in 1953.  He proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy from 1953 until 1957 as a Communications Specialist.  Judge Geary graduated from Providence College in 1961 and Boston University Law School in 1964.

Judge Geary’s career in the law encompassed many different facets of the profession.  He served as an FBI Special Agent in the Atlanta and New York City offices from 1964 until 1967.
In 1968, he opened a private practice in Chelmsford.  He worked as an Assistant District Attorney for Middlesex County, as Town Counsel for the town of Tyngsboro, as Counsel for the Chelmsford Housing Authority, and as Counsel for several Greater Lowell Housing Authorities.  He served his community until his appointment to the Bench in 1995.

Active in many civic and charitable organizations, Judge Geary was a former trustee of D’Youville Manor and the Middlesex Community College Foundation.  He was a former member of the Vesper Country Club.

In addition to his wife Marie, Judge Geary is survived by his four beloved children: Gretchen Geary Suarez and her husband Miguel Suarez of Dorchester, MA, Rachel M. Geary and her husband Lee Feekins of Kyiv, Ukraine, Kathleen M. Geary and her partner David Lockesmith of Petersham, MA, and James M. Geary III and his wife Christine Reilly of Matunuck, RI, and three grandchildren: Bo Daniel Feekins, Sebastian Geary Suarez, and Georgia Fae Feekins.  He is also survived by his sister-in-law Margaret Gray Geary of Chelmsford, as well as many loving extended family members. 

Friends may call at the O’DONNELL FUNERAL HOME, 276 PAWTUCKET ST. in Lowell from 3 to 7 P.M. Monday.  His funeral will take place Tuesday morning at 11 o’clock at ST. PATRICK CHURCH in Lowell followed by his burial in St. Patrick Cemetery in Lowell. E Condolences/directions at www.odonnellfuneralhome.com. Those wishing, may make contributions in his memory to Habitat for Humanity: habitat.org or Habitat for Humanity International, 322 West Lamar Street, Americus, GA 31709-3543. 
Funeral Director James F. O’Donnell, Jr. – (978)458-8768.

 
Robert W. McCutcheon Print E-mail

ROBERT W. McCUTCHEON

Employed at D’Youville Manor for over 30 years;

 Robert W. McCutcheon, 89, of Lowell, passed away peacefully at Fairhaven Health Care Center on Monday July 29, 2019. He was the beloved husband of the late Fleurette M. (Weissel) McCutcheon.
 Born in Lowell on July 17, 1930, a son of the late Marshall and Flora (LaMarshe) McCutcheon, Robert was educated in the Lowell school system and graduated from Lowell Trade School.
 Prior to his retirement, he worked at D’Youville Manor in the maintenance department for over 30 years.
 Robert was happiest when he was spending time with his family. He also enjoyed carpentry work as a hobby and any projects that involved being handy.
 He is survived by his companion Cheryl Hancock;  two daughters Cynthia M. Baron and her husband Jonathan of Lowell and Colleen A. Cappella and her partner Carl LeChel  of Clarksburg, NY; eight grandchildren; Shane R. McCutcheon, Tara T. McCutcheon, Ronald R. McCutcheon, Angela Colby, Timothy D. Blanchard, Jr. and Jennifer M. McCutcheon; as well as eleven great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. Robert is also survived by his sister Emma McCutcheon of Lowell.
 He was the grandfather of the late Crystal Blanchard and brother of the late Clara McCutcheon, Frances Provost and Rita McAneney.

Friends may call at the O’DONNELL FUNERAL HOME, 276 PAWTUCKET ST. at Fletcher on Monday morning from 9:30-11:00 A.M. immediately followed by his Funeral Service at 11 o’clock in the Funeral Home. Burial will follow at the Tyngsboro Memorial Cemetery in Tyngsboro, MA. E-Condolences/directions at www.odonnellfuneralhome.com Arrangements by Funeral Director James F. O’Donnell, Jr. (978)-458-8768

 
Pearl T. (Houle) (Barbeau) (Clifford) Neveux Print E-mail

Pearl T. (Houle) (Barbeau) (Clifford) Neveux

Loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother and great great-grandmother;

Pearl T. (Houle) (Barbeau) (Clifford) Neveux, 94, of Bedford, New Hampshire, but formerly of Lowell, MA, passed away peacefully Friday afternoon with family by her side at the Bedford Hills Nursing Center in Bedford, NH.

She was the beloved wife of the late Robert A. Neveux, the late Owen Clifford and the late Arthur Barbeau whom all predeceased her.

Born in Quincy, Massachusetts, July 6, 1925, Pearl was a daughter of the late Joseph A. and the late Lucy Albina (Sinotte) Houle.

A graduate of Winnisquam High School in Tilton, NH, Pearl was also a member of the Chelmsford Senior Citizen’s Widow’s Club, the Red Hats and the Red Zingers.

She is survived by four daughters Carol Beaulieu and Robert Marquis of Nashua, NH, Betty Pezza and her husband Peter of Milford, MA, Lynne Lowd and her husband David of Belmont, NH and Julie Barbeau and her wife Jill Brennan of Chelmsford; three sons William Barbeau and Linda Nichols of Florida, Russell Barbeau and his wife Lilly of Northfield, NH and Arthur Barbeau, Jr. and his wife Elizabeth of North Carolina; four step-children; 28 grandchildren, 37 great grandchildren and one great -great grandchild; Cousin Theresa Bachler of Franklin, NH; and many nieces and nephews. 

Pearl was predeceased by her siblings Rita Whitaker, Dot Le Grice, Gladys Gallant, Grant Houle, Roland Houle.

Friends may call at the O’DONNELL FUNERAL HOME 276 PAWTUCKET ST. in Lowell from 10 to 11:30 A.M. Wednesday morning followed by her Funeral Service at the Funeral Home at 11:30 A.M. Burial to follow at St. Joseph’s Cemetery in Chelmsford. E-condolences/directions at www.odonnelfuneralhome.com. Those wishing may make contributions in her memory to the Hospice Foundation of America, 1707 L Street NW, Suite 220, Washington, DC 20036. Arrangements by Funeral Director James F. O’Donnell, Jr. (978) 458-8768.     

 
Robert P. Stanley, Sr. Print E-mail

 

Robert P. Stanley, Sr.

Retired Manager Raytheon Corp, Andover Waltham;

Robert P. Stanley, 86, a resident of the Pawtuckeville section of Lowell, passed away peacefully Tuesday afternoon at D’Youville Senor Care with his family by his side.

He was the beloved husband of Patricia E. (Mahoney) Stanley, his wife of 65 years, who survives him.

Born in Lowell, Massachusetts, August 8, 1932, a son of the late Cedric W. and the late Gladys (Coughlin) Stanley, he attended Lowell schools and was a graduate of Lowell High School Class of 1951 where he served as Captain of the Varsity Track team.

A veteran of the Korean Conflict, Bob proudly served his country as a member of the U.S. Navy.

Prior to his retirement, Bob was a Manager of Incoming Products for the Raytheon Corporation where he worked for over 35 years in the Andover and Waltham offices. In addition, he was a delivery specialist with Albert the Florist in Lowell for several years.

Bob was an avid Red Sox and Patriots fan. 

Besides his wife Pat, he is survived by a daughter Kathryn G. Stanley of Bridgewater, MA; two sons Robert P. Stanley, Jr. and his wife Jeanne of Billerica and Mark C. Stanley and his wife Virginia of Leominster; seven grandchildren Robert P. Stanley, III and his wife Laurie of Tyngsboro, Brian T. Stanley and his wife Kaitlyn of West Hampton, NY, Catherine J. Gallo and her husband Charles of Lynn, Colleen A. Stanley of Billerica, Kara L. Frost and her husband Lawrence of Lowell, Jessica Flaminio and her husband John and Jason E. Stanley all of Leominster; eight great grandchildren Tyler, Miles, Teddy, Kaley, Ozzy, Cameron, Roman and Jack. He also leaves many loving nieces and nephews.

He was also the brother of the late Norma R. Johnson and nephew of the late Phyllis and Florence Stanley.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend his Funeral Mass to be celebrated Saturday morning at ST. RITA CHURCH in LOWELL at 10 o’clock followed by burial in St. Mary Cemetery, North Tewksbury. E-condolences/directions at www.odonnellfuneralhome.com. Those wishing may make contributions in his memory to the Doug Flutie Junior Foundation for Autism, 1001 Worchester Rd. Ste 2, Framingham, MA 01701. Arrangements by the O’DONNELL FUNERAL HOME – LOWELL  (978) 458-8768.   

 
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