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Rose E. (George) Lowe
Beloved mother, grandmother, great grandmother, aunt and friend;


Rose E. (George) Lowe, 96, of Andover but formerly of Dracut and Lowell passed away peacefully on Sunday August 22, 2021 at the Prescott House in North Andover.

She was the loving wife of the late George E. Lowe who died in 2008.

Born in Boston, Massachusetts, March 26, 1925, the daughter of the late Elias and the late Mary (Peters) George, she attended Lowell schools and was a graduate of Lowell High School Class of 1943. Rose went on to graduate from Lowell Commercial College with a degree in typing and shorthand.

Prior to her retirement, Rose worked in the Claims Department for Fred C. Church Insurance of Lowell for many years. Previously, she was with Normandin Insurance in Lowell.

Active with her church, St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church in Lowell, Rose was a former president and longtime member of the Lady’s Club as well as the church Couple’s Club.

Among her several interests, Rose enjoyed shopping often, and traveling overseas. She was also known as a card shark as she loved playing 45’s with her family.

However, her greatest joy was when she was with her family, especially her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

She is survived by three daughters Deborah A. Koravos and her husband Daniel of Southern, NH, Leslie A. Burgess and her husband William of Mansfield, MA and Robin E. Lemons and her husband Robert of Andover, MA; a son-in-law Donald McCrady of Hudson, NH; nine grandchildren Jaime E. Pascoe, Jeff E. Pascoe, Eric G. Gaska, Christopher G. Gaska, Tara Rose Marshall, William G. Burgess, Jr., George W. Burgess, Robert K. Lemons, Jr. and Katherine Rose Lemons; many great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Rose was also the mother of the late Denise M. McCrady who died May 23, 2019 and the sister of the late George E., Philip E., Edward E. and Nicholas E. George.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend her Visitation to be held on Thursday morning August 26, 2021 at ST. GEORGE ANTIOCHIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH in Lowell from 9:30 to 11:00 A.M. followed by her Funeral Service at the Church at 11 o’clock. Burial will follow at the Westlawn Cemetery in Lowell. E-condolences/directions at Those wishing may make contributions in her memory to St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church, 44 Bowers St., Lowell, MA 01854. Arrangements by the O’DONNELL FUNERAL HOME – LOWELL – MA – (978) 458-8768. Rose E Lowe video montage available at

Condolences (7)
  • Melissa Klipp  - Niece
    I admired my Aunt Rose in so many ways. My dad loved talking to his sister. I did as well. It was beautiful how much she loved her family. I will miss her greatly!
  • Elias and Ines Saad  - Memory eternal
    So sorry for your loss Robin and family ! Your mom was a beautiful sweet and lovely lady. May her memory be eternal Elias and Ines!
  • Gay lowe  - Neise
    I was blessed to have had my aunt rose as my godmother.i have such loving memories of her and uncle george at their cousins are the best you all god bless you at this time your cousin gay lowe and family
  • Gail George Todd  - My Deepest Condolences for the loss of your mother
    A MOTHER’S loss is very difficult but they will never be gone bc your MEMORIES last FORVER ❤️❤️ My Dad loved his sister very much❤️ May she Rest In Peace
  • Dennis George
    she was just a lovely sweet person. i’m so glad to have her in my life. i will always miss her. my daughter and son feel the same love always. dennisgeorge
  • Elaine Dozois  - Rosie
    Sorry for your loss. I worked with Rosie for several years at Fred Church and remember her as warm and with a bubbly personality and a beautiful Smile. My heartfelt condolences.
  • Phyllis & Donald Elias & famil  - To my aunt
    My Sincere condolences to the loss of your mother.
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