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Lawrence K. Stowell

Beloved father, grandfather, in-law, uncle and friend


Lawrence K. “Larry” Stowell, 84, a well-known and well-liked member of the community, passed away peacefully on Wednesday July 21, 2021 at D’Youville Senior Care surrounded by his loving family.

He was the loving husband of the late Eileen M. (McDonald) Stowell who died in 2005.

Born in Lowell, Massachusetts, March 26, 1937, the son of the late Frederick C. and the late Mary (King) Stowell, he attended the Immaculate Conception Grammar School and was a graduate of Keith Academy Class of 1955.

Following his service with the National Guard he went on to graduate from Lowell Technological Institute in 1973 (nka U/Mass Lowell) with a Degree in Mechanical Engineering and was also  a member of the school Golf Team.

Prior to his retirement, Larry was the General Manager for M.F. Horan Company where he worked for over 45 years.

He was a longtime communicant of the Immaculate Conception Church where he served as an Eucharistic Minister, a Senior Server and a longtime member of the parish golf committee.

Active in the community, Larry was a Past President and coach of Pawtucketville Youth Organization (PYO).

A talented golfer, Larry was a Past President, longtime Board member and a Life Member of Long Meadow Golf Club. In addition, he was former player and committee member of the Lowell City Golf Committee for many years.

He is survived by his daughter Christine Coomas and her husband Michael of Dracut; two sons John L. Stowell and his wife Margaret of Hollis, NH and Craig M. Stowell and his wife Stavroula of Westford; seven grandchildren J. Bradley Stowell and his wife Kati, Erin Stowell, Lauren Coomas, Corinne Coomas, Evan Stowell, Eleni Stowell and William Stowell; three sisters-in-law Elsa Stowell of North Chelmsford, Janeann Kay of Chelmsford and Margaret Mary Hinde and her husband Timothy of Billerica; and many nieces and nephews.

He was also predeceased by his siblings Frederick Stowell, William Stowell, Paul Stowell, Frances Harrington, John Stowell, Raymond Stowell and Robert Stowell.

Friends may call at the O’DONNELL FUNERAL HOME 276 PAWTUCKET ST. in LOWELL on Sunday July 25, 2021 from 2 to 5 P.M. His Funeral Mass will follow on Monday at the IMMACULATE CONCEPTION CHURCH in LOWELL at 10 o’clock followed by burial in St. Mary’s Cemetery. E-condolences/directions at Those wishing may make contributions in his memory to the Immaculate Conception Church Building Fund, 3 Fayette St. Lowell, MA 01852 or the Long Meadow Scholarship Fund, 165 Havilah St., Lowell, MA 01852. Arrangements by Funeral Director James F. O’Donnell, Jr. (978)-458-8768.

Condolences (5)
  • Thomas Cassin and girls
    We are all so sorry to hear of Larry's passing. He was dad's best friend. John, Chris and Craig our thoughts are with you and your families. He was just a great man. Tom
  • Francis Ralls  - Ret.
    I was a school chum of Larrys at the Immaculate Conception in Lowell. He was a very kind, caring person, well liked by all. May He rest in Peace. My prayers are with his family. God Bless. Frank Ralls
  • Vicky Kalivas Cappella
    My Deepest Sympathy. My Thoughts & Prayers are with You & Family. My Mother (Sarah) had worked for Larry for many years. He was so good to her. My Mother would say Larry's the best Boss. Larry always had a smile on his face when I would pick up my Mom. The Kalivas Family
  • Phil Shea
    I am very sorry to learn of Larry's passing as he was a giant of a man and will be missed by everyone he touched
  • Liz Cashman  - Neighborhood Dad
    Dear John, Chris & Craig, So sorry to hear about the passing of your father. He was such a great Dad in our neighborhood. He will be watching over you all now along with your Mom.
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