Ramona J. "Mona" Gendron Print E-mail

Ramona J. “Mona” Gendron

Beloved sister, aunt, grandaunt, and friend;



Ramona J. “Mona” Gendron, 64, of Lowell passed away peacefully Tuesday April 21, 2020 at Lowell General Hospital.

Born in Lowell, Massachusetts, a daughter of the late Raymond P. and the late Mary C. (Meehan) Gendron, she attended Lowell schools and was a graduate of Lowell High School Class of 1974.

Mona was a loving sister with endless energy and an appetite for adventure. Mona brought excitement and joy wherever she went. She loved her family, Walter, her dog Tina Marie and her friends at the Lowell Housing Authority.

She is survived by her brother Raymond P. Gendron and his wife Pamela of Tyngsboro; four sisters Catherine A. “Kitty” Duffey and her husband Brian of Chelmsford, Christine M. Raymond and her husband Michael of Livermore, CA, Jacqueline Taylor and her husband David of Nashua, NH and Josephine G. McCarthy and her husband Christopher of Glastonbury, CT; many loving nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews; and her longtime companion Walter  Early of Lowell.

In light of the Covid 19 health crisis and federal and state restrictions, a Private Graveside Service was held for her family. A Celebration of Life service will be held for Mona at a later date. E-condolences at www.odonnellfuneralhome.com. Those wishing may make contributions in her memory to Lowell General Hospital Philanthropy Dept. for the Nurse’s Fund, 295 Varnum Ave., Lowell, MA 01854. Arrangements by the O’DONNELL FUNERAL HOME – LOWELL – (978) – 458-8768.

Condolences (9)
  • Mary Murphy Wood  - Deepest sympathy
    I was very sorry to hear about Mona’s passing. I have many fond memories from LHS, Girl Officer’s, Hampton Beach and more. Please accept my deepest condolences on the loss of your beautiful sister.
  • Kathy Green Allen  - For Ramona's loved ones
    Dear Friends, I grew up on Harvard street in Lowell and when I began my schooling at St Margaret's School in first grade, Ramona sat behind me in class and we quickly became good friends. We spent a lot of time together in the early years, til she transferred to another school and we lost track of each other. My memories of her have always been fond ones, she being my very first school friend, so I was sad to hear about her recent death. My parish is in Hampton NH, so I have scheduled a Memorial Mass to be celebrated for Ramona on May 20th. Because of the suspension of public Masses, it will be celebrated privately by one of our priests, but knowing Ramona is getting the graces from this Holy Mass will hopefully comfort you, as well. God bless you all.....and know that your dear Ramona will remain in my prayers. With heartfelt sympathy, Kathy Green Allen Hampton Falls, NH
  • Marianne (Nunnery) Roy  - Many fond memories
    I was so sad to learn of Mona's passing. I have many memories of fun times together "back in the day". Rest in peace, Mona.
  • Katherine J. Ansara  - Our deepest sympathy
    There are no words to express how saddened we were to hear of the loss of your beloved "Mona". Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this very difficult time. May she rest in peace and may her memory be eternal. With our deepest sympathy, The Ansara family
  • Terrence Gormley  - Friend
    Mona could always greet with a smile even years after first meeting. Her soulful loss puts a void in LowellS caring kind.
  • Brenda Maille  - I am so sorry
    To Mona’s family, I am so sorry to hear of the passing of Mona. Mona and I were both graduates of Lowell High class of 1974. After graduation, I would see her around Lowell from time to time and she was so friendly and personable. I remember when Mona was in high school, she was always impeccably groomed and her outfits were perfectly put together. To me, that was a pretty big deal in the 1970s. More importantly, she was always so bubbly and popular. My deepest sympathies.
  • Steve and Kate Gendron  - Love and Prayers
    Kate and I are very sorry to hear of Mona’s passing. I have many fond memories of her. This is such a difficult time to lose a loved one. We are praying for all of you.
  • Diane (Brouillette) McLeod  - So sad to hear
    My condolences to the family. As I saw her picture a flood of memories from Dover Street, to High School, Girl Officers, to Hampton Beach, to Mona's gum chewing, and of course that smile, came rushing back. Everyone will remember that smile! You will be missed.
  • Karen ( Lowell) Bellemare & Fa  - Mona
    To all my Dover St. cousins, We are so sad to hear about the passing of our precious Mona. All the Lowell/ Bellemare family send our healing hugs, love and prayers to all of you. Mona was a kind, loving spirit, who brought a shining light to all. Rest easy sweetie, and know we all loved you sooo much. Xxxooo From your Cousins: Karen, Arthur, Sheila Lowell and all of their families.
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