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Mildred T. Ralls

Loving sister, aunt and grand aunt;

Mildred T. Ralls, 92, of Lowell passed away peacefully Monday morning February 18, 2019 at the Willow Manor in Lowell.

A lifelong city resident, she was born in Lowell, Massachusetts on November 10, 1926. She was a daughter of the late Peter and the late Margaret (Lavery) Ralls. She attended Lowell schools and Lowell High School.

Prior to her retirement, she was a House Mother at the former Tewksbury Hospital School of Nursing. Previously, she worked at Western Electric in North Andover.

Active with her church, first at the Immaculate Conception in her youth but for most of her life at St. Margaret of Scotland Parish in the Highlands, she was an extraordinary minister and a member of the Blessed Virgin Sodality of her parish for many years. In addition she was a longtime supporter of Boston Catholic Television.

However her most cherished time was when she was with her family.

Mildred is survived by her nieces and nephews Thomas J. Ralls of Tucson, Arizona, Gailanne Desmond of Lowell, Carolyn Haskell of Norwood, Donna M. Coffey and her husband Dennis of West Yarmouth, Dorothy Russell Daly of Templeton, Dorothy Ann Babbitt of Brewster, Gary Ralls and his wife Susan of Nashua, NH, Patrick W. Finneral and his wife Valerie of Lowell; many dear grand-nieces and grand-nephews.

She was also predeceased by her siblings Agnes Ralls, Thomas Ralls, Margaret Finneral, Mary Ellen Russell, Gertrude Ralls and Austin Ralls.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend her Memorial Funeral Mass to be celebrated Monday morning February 25, 2019 at St. Margaret of Scotland Parish at 10 o’clock. Burial will be private. E-condolences/directions at Those wishing may make contributions in her memory to St. Margaret of Scotland Parish Restoration Fund, 374 Stevens St., Lowell, MA 01851. Arrangements by the O’DONNELL FUNERAL HOME – (978) 458-8768.

Condolences (3)
  • Mary Gail MacMaster Jaggers
    Mildred was a lovely woman who faithfully brought Holy Communion to my Mom when she could no longer attend Mass. She was a lovely lady. My deepest sympathy to her family.
  • Dennis and Donna Coffey  - Missing Millie
    Aunt Millie exemplified living well by doing good for others. Always ready to help, Millie was creative and talented. She enjoyed her life, made our lives better, and will be missed every day.
  • RIchard A. Kenney  - Cousin of Ms. Ralls' nieces.
    My sincere sympathy to the family of Mildred Ralls. Her sister, Mary Ellen Russell married my mother's (Dorothy Kenney) brother John Russell. Carolyn Haskell and Dorothy Daly are my cousins, whom I have not seen in nearly 20 years. I would love to establish contact with them to express my sympathy on the passing of their aunt.
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